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Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Matt Thorley, Patricia Quigley, and Asif Siddique.
Queen’s Birthday Honours List
The Mayor, on behalf of the Council, noted his congratulations to the following people who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their outstanding achievements:
· Angela Mooney, manager of the Rivercourt Short Breaks Service, who was awarded an MBE for services to social care in H&F
· Jacqueline Patricia Boyce who was awarded CBE for services to the community in H&F during Covid-19.
· Caesar President who was awarded CBE for services to the community in H&F during Covid-19.
Deaths of Community Members and Staff
With great sadness, the Mayor informed the Council of the deaths of five members of staff who lost their lives during the pandemic - Mike Sloniowski, Richard Blanden, Sumathy Shanthakumar, Richard Collier, and Vivien McKnight. The Mayor made a speech in remembrance of them.
The Mayor also informed the Council of the deaths of Mr Cedric Mortimer, husband of the borough’s former Mayoress, Mrs Rosemary Mortimer – and Ms Electra Rutter, a long-standing chair of Peabody Tenants Association and hard-working resident who did a lot for the borough. The Leader of the Council made a speech in remembrance of both Mr Mortimer and Ms Rutter.
The Mayor then led the Council in a minute of silence in their memory.
Death of Councillor Colin Aherne
With great regret, the Mayor informed the Council of the death of Councillor Colin Aherne, former Chief Whip, who died at Hammersmith Hospital on Sunday, 11 July 2021.
Speeches of remembrance were made by:-
Councillor Stephen Cowan, Leader of the Council
Councillor Victoria Brocklebank-Fowler, Leader of the Opposition
Councillor Sue Macmillan
Councillor Adam Connell
Councillor Rachel Leighton
Councillor Frances Stainton
Councillor Wesley Harcourt
Councillor Andrew Jones
Councillor Sharon Holder
Councillor Andrew Brown
Councillor Larry Culhane
Councillor Max Schmid
Councillor Lisa Homan
Councillor Mercy Umeh
Councillor Guy Vincent
Councillor Rory Vaughan
Councillor Adronie Alford
Councillor Rowan Ree
Councillor Iain Cassidy
Councillor Bora Kwon
Councillor Lucy Richardson
Councillor Alex Karmel
Councillor Daryl Brown
Councillor Matt Uberoi
Councillor Rebecca Harvey
Councillor Jonathan Caleb-Landy
Councillor Ben Coleman
Councillor Natalia Perez
Councillor Sue Fennimore, Deputy Leader
Councillor PJ Murphy, Mayor
Kim Smith, Chief Executive
The Mayor then led the Council in two minutes of silence in his memory.