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20.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 26 KB

    Members are requested to indicate at this stage any items on the agenda in which they intend to declare an interest.  Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's adopted Code of Conduct, they must declare the nature of any personal or discloseable pecuniary interest required of them and, in the case of any discloseable pecuniary interest, withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the item, unless permitted otherwise within the Code of Conduct.

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    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest.

21.

Appointment of Honorary Aldermen

    Councillor Farnell shall move, Councillor Dearnley shall second and Councillor Kelly shall support that, in accordance with Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred upon the following in recognition of their having rendered eminent services to the Borough as past Members of Rochdale Borough Council: -

     

    Mr Peter Clegg – Member of the Council 2002-2010.

     

    Mrs Teresa Fitzsimons – Member of the Council 2004-2012.

     

    Mrs Jane Gartside - Member of the Council 1983-2016 and Mayor of the Borough 1997-1998.

     

    Mrs Joan Lyons – Member of the Council 1973–1976 and 1981-1982 and also of the former Heywood Borough Council.

     

    Mr James Moran – Member of the Council 1996-2004.

     

    Mrs Lil Murphy – Member of the Council 1995-2016 and Mayor of the Borough 2002-2003.

     

    Mr Andrew Neilson - Member of the Council 2010-2015.

     

    Mrs Maureen Rowbotham – Member of the Council 2004-2012

     

    Mr Henry Cyrano West MBE – Member of the Council 1990-2003.

     

    Mr Allan Whitehead – Member of the Council 1979-1995 and Mayor of the Borough 1987-1988.

     

     

     

    Revised Motion issued 19th July 2016

    Minutes:

    Councillor Farnell moved, Councillor Dearnley seconded and Councillor Kelly supported a Motion that the title of Honorary Alderman be conferred upon Mr Peter Clegg, Mrs Teresa Fitzsimons, Mrs Jane Gartside, Mrs Joan Lyons, Mr James Moran, Mrs Lily Carter Murphy, Mr Andrew Neilson, Mrs Maureen Rowbotham, Mr Henry Cyrano West MBE, and Mr James Allan Whitehead for their having rendered eminent services to the Borough as past Members of the Rochdale Borough Council, in accordance with Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972.

     

    Upon being put to the vote, the Motion was declared to be carried.

     

    DECIDED – That, in recognition of their having rendered eminent services to the Borough as past Members of Rochdale Borough Council,  Mr Peter Clegg, Mrs Teresa Fitzsimons, Mrs Jane Gartside, Mrs Joan Lyons, Mr James Moran, Mrs Lily Carter Murphy, Mr Andrew Neilson, Mrs Maureen Rowbotham, Mr Henry Cyrano West MBE, and Mr James Allan Whitehead be accorded the title of Honorary Alderman of the Rochdale Borough Council in accordance with Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972.

     

    The Mayor presented those Honorary Aldermen present with a scroll marking of the award of the title, advising the Council that he would be making arrangements to ensure the appropriate delivery of the scroll to those unable to attend the meeting.