The meeting had been convened to consider a Motion to confer the title Honorary Alderman on Mr David Cullen.
Councillor Sharon Taylor in moving the motion paid tribute to David Cullen for his outstanding service to the town as a Councillor and that in his 36 years’ service he had not only represented the residents of the Bedwell Ward, but had also championing Planning in the Town.
Councillor Mrs Joan Lloyd formally seconded the Motion and stated that she wholeheartedly agreed with the comments made by Councillor Taylor.
Councillor Phil Bibby CC, Leader of the Opposition and Councillor Robin Parker CC, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group both spoke in favour of the motion.
It was moved, seconded and RESOLVED that in accordance with the provisions of Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council confers the title of Honorary Alderman on Mr David Cullen who had rendered over 36 years’ eminent service as a Councillor representing the people of the Town, particularly in the Bedwell Ward and in championing Planning in the Town.