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From YouTube: Annual Council - 7.30pm, 9 May 2019 [ a multi-camera event: also switch to mayor view ] (Mayor View)


REWATCH the principal civic event of the year and the election of Councillor David Yarrow as the new Mayor of Hillingdon along with Councillor Teji Barnes appointed as Deputy Mayor. Hear tributes to the past Mayor, Councillor John Morgan, and switch between Chamber and Mayor cameras for a great 360-degree’ experience.

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• Prayers said by Rabbi Aaron Goldstein (00:36)
• Past Mayor’s review of his year in office (05:40)
• Election of the new Mayor Councillor David Yarrow (15:22)
• New Mayor's Declaration of Office and tributes to the Past Mayor (39:51)
• Appointment of the Cabinet, new Mental Health Champion, Councillor Steve Tuckwell, and a discussion on various constitutional matters (57:57)
• Annual update from the Policy Overview, Scrutiny and Select Committees led by Councillors Richard Mills and Jane Palmer (1:18:51)
• Finally, listen to the Annual Message to the Borough - from the Leader of Hillingdon Council, Councillor Ray Puddifoot MBE (1:24:47)

MORE INFORMATION: This is the Council's annual meeting where the new Mayor of Hillingdon is elected. Following tributes to the past Mayor, there is a short adjournment for the robing of the new Mayor, so please keep watching and music will be played during this period. Towards the end of the meeting, you can hear from the Leader of the Council, Councillor Ray Puddifoot MBE, delivering his annual message to the Borough. For the full agenda and business of the meeting, please visit our website here:

For more about more about the Hillingdon Mayoralty visit here:

VIEWING MODES: switch between Mayor and two chamber views using the tab on the screen for a 360 degree experience. Mobile devices and Smart TVs will show the main chamber view only. Subtitles are available for this meeting for the hard of hearing after the live broadcast, by clicking on the tab under the video.

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Music credit during robing: Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture