Agenda and minutes

Special Meeting, Council
Wednesday, 24th March, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - http://livemeetings.oldham.gov.uk

Contact: Liz Drogan 

Items
No. Item

1.

Attendance and apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Alexander, Councillor Hudson, Councillor Salamat and Councillor Surjan.

2.

To receive declarations of interest in any matter to be determined at the meeting

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Honorary Alderman and Honorary Freemen pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Legal Services which asked the Council to consider the appointment of Honorary Aldermen and Freemen of the Borough of Oldham in recognition of eminent service to the Council or Borough.

 

Nominations had been received and considered by the Council’s Political Group Leaders for Honorary Alderman and Honorary Freeman.

 

Members were informed that Full Council could, at a special Council meeting by formal resolution, bestow the honours of Honorary Freeman and Alderman and the resolution should be passed by no less than two-thirds of the Members at a special meeting of the Council. A formal presentation would take place at a special ceremony at a later date, restrictions permitting.

 

RESOLVED that:

1.    That, in pursuance of the provisions of Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council of Metropolitan Borough of Oldham do hereby confer the title upon Allan John Dillon of Honorary Alderman in recognition of his 29 years eminent service to the Council as a past Member of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham Council.

2.    That, in pursuance of the provisions of Section 249 of

the Local Government Act 1972, the Council of Metropolitan Borough of Oldham do hereby admit Frank Kevin Sinfield to be an Honorary Freeman of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, as a token of the high esteem in which he is held by the townspeople of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham and in recognition of his eminent services and inspiring achievements to the borough and its people.

3.    That, in pursuance of the provisions of Section 249 of

the Local Government Act 1972, the Council of Metropolitan Borough of Oldham do hereby admit Frank Rothwell to be an Honorary Freeman of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, as a token of the high esteem in which he is held by the townspeople of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham and in recognition of his eminent services and inspiring

achievements to the borough and its people.