Agenda and minutes
Venue: The Guildhall, Plymouth
Contact: Jamie Sheldon Senior Governance Advisor
Declarations of Interest
Councillors will be asked to make declarations of interest in respect of items on this agenda.
There were no declarations of interest made by Members in accordance with the code of conduct.
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).
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.
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.
Abstain/Not present (1)
A video was played from Thomas Robert Daley accepting the honour of Freedom on the City.