To elect the Chairman in accordance with Standing Order 29
In accordance with Standing Order no. 29, Deputy Graham Packham was elected Chairman for the ensuing year. No other expressions of interest were received.
The Committee congratulated Deputy Graham Packham on his election, and the newly-elected Chairman thanked the Committee for their support.
The Chairman welcomed new members to the Committee: Alderman Ian Luder, Deputy Edward Lord, Susan Pearson, Judith Pleasance, and Ian Seaton. The Chairman also thanked departing members for their service: Peter Bennett, Christopher Hill, Jamie Ingham Clark, Oliver Sells, and John Tomlinson.