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Freedom of the City

Meeting: 21/03/2022 - City Council (Item 42)

Freedom of the City

To consider and if thought fit pass the following resolution –

 

CONFERMENT OF THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY

 

Resolved, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249(5) of the Local Government Act 1972, that, in appreciation of the splendid traditions of

 

Falklands Veterans

 

and as an expression of the admiration of the Citizens of Plymouth for their great and glorious achievements in the Service of this Country and of their long and historic association with the City, the Council DO CONFER upon the services the HONORARY FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF PLYMOUTH.

 

(Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that the foregoing honour may be conferred by resolution of the Council passed by not less than two thirds of the members voting thereon at the meeting specially convened for the purpose)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Nick Kelly (Leader of the Council) introduced the nomination of the Falklands Veterans to bestow the honour Freedom of the City. The motion was seconded by Councillor Gareth Derrick.

 

Following a discussion with a contribution from Councillors Dr John Mahony.

 

It was agreed that in pursuance of its powers under Section 249(5) of the Local Government Act 1972, that, in appreciation of the splendid traditions of Falkland Veterans and as an expression of the admiration of the Citizens of Plymouth for their great and glorious achievements in the Service of this Country and of their long and historic association with the City, the Council do confer upon the services the Honorary Freedom of the City of Plymouth.

 

For (53)

 

Councillors Allen, Mrs Aspinall, Bingley, Bowyer, Mrs Bowyer, Mrs Bridgeman, Dr Buchan, Burden, Carlyle, Churchill, Coker, Collins, Corvid, Dr Cree, Dann, Deacon, Derrick, Downie, Drean, Evans OBE, Goslin, Harrison, Haydon, Hendy, Hulme, Mrs Johnson, Kelly, Laing, Loveridge, Lowry, Dr Mahony, McDonald, Morris, Murphy, Neil, Nicholson, Partridge, Patel, Penberthy, Mrs Pengelly, Rennie, Riley, Salmon, Shayer, Singh, Smith, Stevens, Stoneman, Vincent, Wakeham, Ms Watkin and Wheeler.

 

Against (0)

 

Abstain (0)


Meeting: 13/09/2021 - City Council (Item 16)

Freedom of the City

To pass the following resolution –

 

FREEDOM OF THE CITY

 

That in the pursuance of its powers under Section 249(1) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council confers the title of Freedom of the City in recognition of his achievements in the field of Diving at the European, World Championships, Commonwealth Games and the Olympics –

 

Thomas Robert Daley

 

(Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that the foregoing honour may be conferred by resolution of the Council passed by not less than two thirds of the members voting thereon at a meeting specially convened for the purpose).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Kelly (Leader of the Council) introduced the nomination for Thomas Robert Daley to be bestowed the honour Freedom of the City. The motion was seconded by Councillor Evans OBE (Leader of the opposition).

 

It was agreed that, in pursuance of its powers under Section 249(1) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council confers the title of Freeman of the City in recognition of his achievements in the field of Diving at the European, World Championships, Commonwealth Games and the Olympics.

 

For (51)

 

Councillors Allen, Mrs Aspinall, Bingley, Bowyer, Mrs Bowyer, Mrs Bridgeman (DLM), Dr Buchan, Burden, Carlyle, Collins, Coker, Corvid, Dr Cree, Cresswell, Dann, Derrick, Downie, Drean, Evans OBE, Harrison, Goslin, Hendy, Hulme, James, Jordan, Johnson, Kelly, Laing, Loveridge, Lowry, Dr Mahony, McDonald, Murphy, Nicholson, Partridge, Patel, Penberthy, Mrs Pengelly, Rennie, Riley, Salmon, Shayer, Singh, Smith, Stevens, Stoneman, Tuffin, Vincent, Wakeham, Mrs Watkin, Lord Mayor Councillor Mrs Beer.

 

Against (0)

 

Abstain/Not present (1)

Councillor Neil

 

A video was played from Thomas Robert Daley accepting the honour of Freedom on the City.