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Notice of Motion
1.1 Motion moved by Councillor Adam Hug and seconded by Councillor Rachael Robathan that the Council confer the title of Honorary Alderpeople on:
Mr Ian Adams
Mrs Susie Burbridge
Lady Christabel Flight
Mrs Angela Harvey
Mr Guthrie McKie
Ms Papya Qureshi
Ms Judith Warner
1.2 Motion put and on a show of hands declared CARRIED.
(i) That the Council confer the title of Honorary Alderman on:
Mr Ian Adams who was
first elected as a Westminster City Council in May 2002 and who
retired in May 2022, and served as a Councillor for 20
years. He represented the wards of Little Venice and Hyde
Park and sat on a number of Committees including time chairing the
Licensing Committee. He served as Lord Mayor in 2017 – 2018
and was the Council’s first Lead Member for
Mrs Susie Burbridge who
served as a member for the Lancaster Gate ward from May 1998 until
May 2022, a total of 24 years. She was passionate about her
local community and championing their issues, especially in regard
to housing and services for older people. She served as Lord
Mayor from 2011 – 2012.
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 Silver Sunday programme.
She served as Lord Mayor in 2015 –
Mr Guthrie McKie who was
first elected as a Westminster City Councillor for Harrow Road ward
in May 2002 and retired in May 2022, a total of 20 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
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 the Abbey Road ward, in May 1984 and retired in May 2022, a total of 38 years. She chaired the Standards Committee for a number of years and implemented the Members’ Social Media Policy. She served as Lord Mayor in 2010-2011.
(ii) That the Council confer the title of Honorary Alderwoman on:
(a) Mrs Angela Harvey who served as a member for the West End and Tachbrook wards from May 2002 until she retired in May 2022, a total of 20 years. She sat on many Committees and was Chairman of Licensing, Pension Board and Staff Appeals in her term of office. She served as Lord Mayor in 2012-13.
Over the years they had contributed so much to the work of the Council through their caring personality, wisdom, knowledge and vast experience between them ... view the full minutes text for item 1.