Statement from Council leader Cllr Steve Curran following the sudden death of Councillor Poonam Dhillon

Council Leader Cllr Steve Curran's statement following the sad news that Cllr Poonam Dhillon has died.

Published: Tuesday, 5th January 2021

Cllr Poonam Dhillon
Cllr Poonam Dhillon

“It is with great sadness that we learnt at the weekend of the sudden death of Councillor Poonam Dhillon after a short illness. This has been a tremendous shock to Cllr Dhillon’s family, friends and fellow councillors, as well as residents she represented in Cranford ward. 


“Cllr Dhillon had served as a councillor for Cranford ward between 2006-2014, she was appointed Deputy Mayor in the municipal year for 2010-2011 and then subsequently re-elected in 2018 in Cranford. She also served on numerous committees and was an active backbencher. Cllr Dhillon was a well-known and well-liked councillor, who served her community with distinction, she will be missed by all.


“On behalf of the Council, I would like to offer our sincere condolences to Cllr Dhillon’s family and friends, and fellow councillors”.

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