Agenda and draft minutes

Special Meeting, Council - Thursday 15 September 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms - Bromley Civic Centre

Contact: Graham Walton  020 8461 7743

Items
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34.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Jeremy Adams, Felicity Bainbridge, Kathy Bance, Mike Botting, David Cartwright, Sunil Gupta, Kevin Kennedy-Brooks, Ruth McGregor, Angela Page, Ryan Thomson and Pauline Tunnicliffe.

 

Councillor Aisha Cuthbert sent apologies for her late arrival.

35.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

36.

To pay tribute to Her Majesty the Queen, Elizabeth II, and declare allegiance to His Majesty, King Charles III

To consider the following motion, to be moved by Councillor Colin Smith and seconded by Nicholas Bennett JP –

 

“The Council, on behalf of all loyal subjects of the London Borough of Bromley, sends its sincere condolences to His Majesty and his family, on the death of his beloved mother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, our late Queen of happy and glorious memory.

 

Members of the Council hereby declare their allegiance to His Majesty on his accession to the throne and pledge their support to him in upholding the rights, customs and laws of the Realm and in particular our parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. We wish his Majesty a long and happy reign.”

 

Minutes:

The following motion was moved by Councillor Colin Smith and seconded by Nicholas Bennett JP –

 

“The Council, on behalf of all loyal subjects of the London Borough of Bromley, sends its sincere condolences to His Majesty and his family, on the death of his beloved mother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, our late Queen of happy and glorious memory.

 

Members of the Council hereby declare their allegiance to His Majesty on his accession to the throne and pledge their support to him in upholding the rights, customs and laws of the Realm and in particular our parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. We wish his Majesty a long and happy reign.”

 

The motion was CARRIED unanimously.

37.

The Mayor's announcements and communications.

Minutes:

The Mayor reminded Members about the Civic Service on Sunday 18th September and asked them to inform their residents about the opportunity to place floral tributes in Queen’s Gardens, the Books of Condolences available at the Civic Centre and various Libraries across the Borough, and the provision of a large screen in Queen’s Gardens to watch the Queen’s funeral on Monday 19th September.