Gloucester Labour Councillor wins prestigious national award.
Councillor Tom Coole has won the prestigious ‘Young Councillor of the Year’ award presented by the Local Government Information Unit.
Speaking after being presented with the award at last night’s award ceremony Tom said:
“I’m thrilled to have won young councillor of the year, especially in such a strong field of young people serving their communities. I’m really pleased that these awards have highlighted the things which councillors can achieve, even from opposition.”
Labour Leader Councillor Terry Pullen said: “Tom is as an exceptional young man and this award is well deserved. Since being elected he has worked tirelessly on behalf of his constituents. His work as Chair of the Council’s Overview & Scrutiny Committee is exceptional and has been recognised as providing best practice. I am absolutely delighted for him.”