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41.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors will be asked to make declarations of interest in respect of items on this agenda.

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made by Members in accordance with the code of conduct.

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)

 

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