Borough Hall in tribute after sudden death of Bedford councillor

The flag is being lowered as a mark of respect
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Bedford Borough Council has lowered the flag at Borough Hall after the sudden death of Cllr Patrick Solomon yesterday (Thursday).

In a statement, the mayor Dave Hodgson, councillors and staff said how deeply saddened they were by the news.

Cllr Solomon had been a member of the council since 2019, working as a Liberal Democrat councillor for Kingsbrook.

Cllr Patrick SolomonCllr Patrick Solomon
Cllr Patrick Solomon

The statement added: “His experience and great depth of knowledge will be greatly missed.

“His passion was to work in the community and be of assistance to others. He was a street pastor in Luton for six years and was most recently involved with a charity that feeds the homeless.

“As a mark of respect, the Bedford Borough Flag at Borough Hall will be lowered and our deepest sympathies are with Cllr Solomon’s family at this very sad time.”