LETTER: Fitting tribute to late Ian Gow

In supporting the comments of our Member of Parliament, I would like to add that the dwindling number of those who worked closely with Ian Gow, together with his near neighbours in Hankham, were also privileged to be invited to the commemorative service in St Mary Undercroft and to the reception following, so generously hosted by the Speaker.

St Mary Undercroft was indeed filled to capacity – a fitting tribute to a great parliamentarian and man of principle.

Ian had that rare ability to rise above politics, a quality that endeared him to those he came into contact with and indeed those he did not. It was a tragedy that his life was cut so short in such a brutal a way and that we were deprived of his service.

Hon Alderman Brian Higgins

The Combe

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