At this point in the proceedings, Vivienne Littlechild delivered a Vote of Thanks to the immediate past Chairman.
RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY, that –
Members of the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee wish to place on record their sincere appreciation to:
CHRISTOPHER PAUL BODEN
for the dedication he has shown in all aspects of his work on their Committee, and the exemplary manner in which he has presided over the Committee during his three years as Chairman.
CHRISTOPHER HAS DEMONSTRATED the utmost care and commitment to the well-being of City residents and workers. His experience outside of the Square Mile has informed a detailed knowledge of the challenges faced by social care and health services that have proved invaluable in his role.
UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP, the Committee has maintained the highest level of scrutiny for health and social care services. In overseeing a robust and ambitious workplan, Christopher has ensured that the Committee’s scrutiny is wide-reaching. He has led the Committee in ensuring measurable improvements in the health and social care services offered to City residents and workers.
HIS TERM IN OFFICE has seen active engagement with stakeholders and partners in health and social care in the City, Hackney and further afield, including serving on the Inner North East London Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, ensuring the City Corporation exercised effective scrutiny of health and social care services throughout London.
THE COMMITTEE WISHES TO PLACE ON RECORD its recognition of Christopher’s distinguished contribution to the Committee and the health services accessible to City residents and workers, in thanking him for his three years in office. His colleagues would like to convey their gratitude and best wishes for the future.