Councillors and Decision Making


Full Council

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Date: Thursday 25 May 2017

Time: 6:45 PM

Location: Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6ET   View Map

Democratic Services:
Deborah Moseley (83215)  

Media Enquiries:
Nigel Newman (82403)  

Lead Officer:
Jonathan Eatough (83200)  


 Agenda    HonoraryFreeman Agenda.pdf 
1.0 Honorary Freeman of the Borough

The Council is being asked to admit as Honorary Freeman of the Borough the following person:

John Alfred David Gill

he being a person of distinction and a person who is considered to have rendered eminent service to Telford & Wrekin.

Section 249 of the Local Government Act, 1972 provides that a Council may pass a resolution to admit an honorary freeman providing that not less than two-thirds of Members voting thereon at a meeting of the Council specifically convened for this purpose vote in support.

Mrs Iris Butler and Mr Richie Woodhall were admitted as Freeman of the Borough in 2002, Mr Lee Carter in 2005, Mrs Elizabeth Holt in 2008, Mr Peter Gibbons in 2009, Mr George Whyle in 2011, Mr Ricky Furgusson in 2012, Mr Mickey Bushell in 2014 and Mr Alan Olver in 2015.

RECOMMENDED – that John Alfred David Gill be admitted as an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Telford & Wrekin.