Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions
Contact: Oliver Harrison
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Welcome and Introductions
The Lord Mayor welcomed all attendees to the meeting and made a safety announcement in relation to the fire/emergency evacuation procedure.
Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were heard from Councillors Bennett, Dyer, Edwards, Fitzjohn, Kent, Grant, Fitzgibbon, Parsons and Bartle.
Declarations of Interest
To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors. They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.
Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.
To confer the honour of Freedom of the City of Bristol to Guy Bailey OBE, Barbara Dettering and posthumously to Roy Hackett MBE, Owen Henry, Prince Brown and Audley Evans
The Council considered a report recommending conferring Freedom of the City to Guy Bailey OBE, Barbara Dettering and posthumously to Roy Hackett MBE, Owen Henry, Prince Brown and Audley Evans
The Lord Mayor introduced the report and moved the recommendation.
The motion was seconded by Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Steve Smith.
Following speeches from Councillors Craig, Francis, Weston, Clark and Hopkins in support of the recommendation, it was
1. That the Freedom of the City of Bristol be conferred upon Guy Bailey OBE, Barbara Dettering and posthumously to Roy Hackett MBE, Owen Henry, Prince Brown and Audley Evans.
2. That their names be placed on the Roll of Honorary Freemen of the City.