Agenda and draft minutes

Special Meeting - Honorary Aldermen/Freemen, Council - Thursday, 24th November, 2022 2.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gateshead Civic Centre

Contact: Roz Patterson 

Items
No. Item

CL49

Honorary Aldermen/Alderwomen of the Borough

To consider the following motion:

 

“That the Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972, hereby confers the title of Honorary Alderman/Alderwoman upon the following former councillors in recognition of their eminent service to the Council:

 

·                     Christine Bradley (2007-2019)

·                     Marilyn Charlton (2010-2022)

·                     Susan Craig (2008-2022)

·                     Malcolm Graham (1988-2019)

·                     Mick Henry CBE (1986-2019)

·                     Michael Hood (2008-2021)

·                     Jean Lee ((2004-2021)

·                     John McClurey (2008-2021)

·                     Robin Stanaway (2000-2010)

·                     Neil Weatherley (1998-2019)

·                     Anne Wheeler (2010-2022)

 

            And accordingly it hereby admits the above former councillors to be Honorary Aldermen/Alderwomen”.

 

Minutes:

COUNCIL RESOLVED           -           That the Gateshead Metropolitan Borough

Council, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972, hereby confers the title of Honorary Alderman/Alderwoman upon the following former councillors in recognition of their eminent service to the Council:

 

            Christine Bradley        2007 – 2019

            Marilyn Charlton          2010 – 2022

            Susan Craig                2008 – 2022                Malcolm Graham        1988 – 2019   

            Mick Henry CBE         1986 – 2019                Michael Hood              2008 – 2021   

            Jean Lee                     2004 – 2021

            John McClurey            2008 – 2021

            Robin Stanaway          2000 – 2010                Neil Weatherley          1998 – 2019                Anne Wheeler             2010 – 2022   

 

And accordingly it hereby admits the above former councillors to be Honorary Aldermen/Alderwomen.

CL50

Honorary Freedom of the Borough

To consider the following motion:

 

            ‘That Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council, under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972, hereby confers the Honorary Freedom of the Borough upon:

 

·                  Mick Henry CBE in recognition of his service as a member of the      Council for 33 years and as Leader of the Council from 2002 to 2016;      his outstanding personal contribution to the regeneration of the Borough and the quality of life of its citizens; and his distinguished   service to local government in the north east and nationally;

 

·                  David Olusoga OBE in recognition of his services as a broadcaster,             writer and academic;

 

·                  Bobby Pattinson in recognition of his services to charity, business and        entertainment.

 

            And accordingly it hereby admits Mick Henry CBE, David Olusoga OBE and Bobby Pattinson as Honorary Freemen of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead’.

 

Minutes:

COUNCIL RESOLVED           -           That Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,

under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972, hereby confers the Honorary Freedom of the Borough upon:

 

            Mick Henry CBE

            David Olusoga OBE

            Bobby Pattinson

 

And accordingly it hereby admits Mick Henry CBE, David Olusoga OBE and Bobby Pattinson as Honorary Freemen of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead.