Agenda and draft minutes

Admission of Honorary Aldermen of the Borough, Council
Thursday, 12th March, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Poulton-le-Fylde

Contact: Peter Foulsham  Scrutiny Officer

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Admission of Honorary Aldermen of the Borough

To consider a proposal that, in accordance with Section 249 of the Local Government Act, 1972, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred on former Councillors Marge Anderton, Ruth Duffy, John Hodgkinson and Terry Lees in recognition of their eminent services to the Council.

 

(Note: the 1972 Act requires that to confer this honour “a resolution must be passed by no less than two thirds of the Members voting thereon at a meeting of the Council specially convened for the purpose”).

Minutes:

Appointment of Honorary Alderman: Marge Anderton

 

It was proposed by Councillor Stirzaker and seconded by Councillor Smith that, in recognition of sixteen years eminent service rendered to the Council, including distinguished service as Mayor, that Marge Anderton be made an Honorary Alderman. 

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1072, in recognition of her eminent services to the Council, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred on Mrs Marge Anderton.

 

Appointment of Honorary Alderman: Ruth Duffy

 

It was proposed by Councillor Henderson and seconded by Councillor Swales that, in recognition of sixteen years eminent service rendered to the Council, Ruth Duffy be made an Honorary Alderman. 

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1072, in recognition of her eminent services to the Council, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred on Mrs Ruth Duffy.

 

Appointment of Honorary Alderman: John Hodgkinson

 

It was proposed by Councillor Alan Vincent and seconded by Councillor Rita Amos that, in recognition of twenty years eminent service rendered to the Council, including distinguished service as Mayor, that John Hodgkinson be made an Honorary Alderman. 

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1072, in recognition of his eminent services to the Council, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred on Mr John Hodgkinson.

 

Appointment of Honorary Alderman: Terry Lees

 

It was proposed by Councillor Fail and seconded by Councillor Orme that, in recognition of twenty years eminent service rendered to the Council, including distinguished service as Mayor, that Terry Lees be made an Honorary Alderman. 

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1072, in recognition of his eminent services to the Council, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred on Mr Terry Lees.