Councillors and officers at East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) are saddened to learn that Deputy Leader, Cllr Glenn Harwood MBE has passed away.
His friends and colleagues at ENC offer their sincere condolences to Cllr Harwood's family and friends. The district council flag has been lowered to half mast as a mark of respect.
Leader of ENC, Cllr Steven North, said: “It is with deep sorrow that I have to issue a statement about the death of my friend and colleague Glenn Harwood. We are stunned by his sudden death and our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.
“I worked with Glenn, for over five years as deputy leader and his knowledge, compassion and sense of humour made him a great friend, colleague and councillor. He was never afraid to stand up for what he believed in and represented the people of East Northamptonshire and, in particular, the ward of Higham Lancaster with passion and a sound sense of public duty.
“Today we mourn the loss of a true friend of this council and of the district of East Northamptonshire.”