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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall, Swansea

Items
No. Item

65.

Disclosures of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.

Minutes:

In accordance with the provisions of the Code of Conduct adopted by the City and County of Swansea no interests were declared.

66.

Filming of Ceremonial Meeting of Council

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor proposed and it was resolved that those present be permitted to film the proceedings of this Ceremonial Meeting of Council.

67.

To confer the Honorary Freedom of the City and County of Swansea to Sir Karl Jenkins CBE B.Mus FRAM LRAM.

Minutes:

The Lord Mayor welcomed the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff, Civic Dignitaries, Distinguished Guests, Members of the Council and Sir Karl Jenkins CBE B.Mus FRAM LRAM to the Ceremonial Meeting of Council.

 

The Deputy Leader of the Council referred to the resolution of the Meeting of Council held on 26 July 2018 (Minute 39 refers) whereby the Council resolved to confer the Honorary Freedom of the City and County of Swansea to Sir Karl Jenkins, recognising him as one of the World’s most-performed living composers.  Sir Karl Jenkins is the first Welsh born composer to receive a knighthood for services to composing and crossing musical genres.

 

Councillor M H Jones representing the Leader of the Largest Opposition Political Group and the other Political Group Leaders spoke in support of the motion.

 

Resolved that the Honorary Freedom of the City and County of Swansea be conferred on Sir Karl Jenkins recognising him as one of the World’s most-performed living composers.

 

The Lord Mayor then presented Sir Karl Jenkins with the Honorary Freedom Scroll, granting the Freedom of the City and County of Swansea.

 

Sir Karl Jenkins responded by thanking the Council for the honour.

 

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