Agenda

Council - Wednesday 9th November, 2022 7.01 pm

Venue: Westminster Council House, 97-113 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

Contact: Janis Best, Committee and Councillor Support Manager  Email:  jbest@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 07971 920521

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Notice of Motion

Notion of Motion: Honorary Alderpeople: Mr Ian Adams, Mrs Susie Burbridge, Lady Christabel Flight, Mrs Angela Harvey, Mr Guthrie McKie, Ms Papya Qureshi, Ms Judith Warner

 

In accordance with Standing Order 4 (1) (c) we requisition that an Extraordinary Meeting of the City Council be held to consider the following Notice of Motion:

 

(i)              That the Council confer the title of Honorary Alderman on:

(a)  Mr Ian Adams who was first elected as a Westminster City Council in May 2002 and who retired in May 2022. He represented the wards of Little Venice and Hyde Park. He served in many roles including as Cabinet Member for Health & Adult Services and then Public Protection & Licensing. He was Lord Mayor in 2017 – 2018 and was the Council’s Lead Member for LGBTQ+.

(b)  Mrs Susie Burbridge served the people of Westminster for a total of 24 years, the first four years spent in Maida Vale and then until May 2022 in Lancaster Gate. She was passionate about her local community and championing their issues. She served in many roles, including licensing, planning, fostering, discretionary housing benefits, and had an enduring interest in housing.  She served as Lord Mayor from 2011 – 2012.

(c)   Lady Christabel Flight who was first elected as a Westminster City Councillor in May 2006 and retired in May 2022, a total of 16 years serving the residents of Warwick Ward. She was passionate about services for older people and was the founder of the nationwide Silver Sunday.  She served as Lord Mayor in 2015 – 2016.

(d)  Mr Guthrie McKie who was first elected as a Westminster City Councillor for Harrow Road ward in 2000 and retired in May 2022, a total of 22 years.  He sat on a number of Policy and Scrutiny Committees in relation to housing and was a tireless campaigner for more social housing in the City.

(e)  Ms Papya Qureshi who served as a member for the Westbourne ward from May 2006 until May 2022, a total of 16 years.  She was an active and passionate member of the Discretionary Housing Payments panel and sat on various Policy & Scrutiny Committees.

(f)   Ms Judith Warner who was first elected as a Westminster City Councillor for 

  Hamilton Terrace in May 1984. She was elected to Abbey Road ward in 2002 and

  retired in May 2022, a total of 38 years.  She served in many senior roles including

  Chairman of the Housing Committee, Cabinet Member for the Environment and

  latterly chaired the Standards Committee. She served as Lord Mayor in 2010 –

  2011.

 

(ii)             That the Council confer the title of Honorary Alderwoman on:

 

(a)    Mrs Angela Harvey served on the Council from 2002 to 2022. During her time her appointment included being Cabinet Member for Housing for four years; Chair of the Built Environment Policy & Scrutiny Committee for four years; the Chair/Vice-Chair of the Greater London Provincial Council for 17 years and Chair of Licensing. She was also a Night Time Commissioner.  She  ...  view the full agenda text for item 1.