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Councillor Ken Pacey awarded MBE

A long standing Councillor from Syston Town Council has received an award in the Queens Birthday Honours 2022

Former Chairman, Cllr Ken Pacey has served Syston Town Council for 22 years and still gives generously his time and experience with great enthusiasm.

At Syston Town Council he has served as Chairman from 2005-2006, 2007-2009 and from 2015-2016 and part-term 2019-20.  During his time as Chairman of Syston Town Council, he raised £6,936 for Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA).   A natural leader and the best Chairman ever, steering Syston Town Council through some difficult times with unruly Councillors.

During his time as Borough Councillor, he served as Mayor of Charnwood 2006-2007 and Deputy Mayor from 2007-2008.  During his Mayoral year, he raised £17,180 for DLRAA and over the Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral years combined, carried out over 600 appointments.  He has served as Chairman of Licensing/Licensing Appeals and Review Committee since 2007, stepping aside in 2020, due to Covid-19 pandemic, although he has recently
re-joined the Licencing Appeals and Review Committee.

He has also served on Planning, Member Development, Standards Board and some Scrutiny Panels.

Cllr Pacey has been awarded the MBE.