Agenda item


To receive announcements from:


a)         The Mayor

b)         Leader of the Council

c)         Members of the Cabinet

d)         Chairs of Committees

e)         Head of Paid Service


The Mayor


The Mayor informed Members of the passing of former Councillor Leslie Jones who had been the High Sheriff of Gloucester from 1968 until 1969 and the Mayor of Gloucester from 1969 until 1970. Members who knew him paid tribute to him as a Councillor who was hardworking and was always willing to provide advice. His funeral was due to take place on Tuesday 7 February at 12.30pm at Gloucester Cathedral.


The Mayor drew to Members’ attention that 27 January was International Holocaust Memorial Day which was to encourage remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. He stated that he would be attending a memorial event at the Guildhall on the day and encouraged Members to attend also.