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Labour Leader of Southwark awarded OBE


06 January 2016
Peter John2 Labour Leader of Southwark Council Peter John has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours.

Cllr John was awarded the OBE for political services and services to Local Government. 

Responding to the announcement Cllr John said: “It is hard to put into words how honoured and humbled I feel to be included in this year’s New Years Honours. I often tell people that Southwark is the best borough in the best city in the world, and I am incredibly proud to serve this great community.

“Local government isn’t always recognised for all the good work it does, but being a council Leader is a hugely rewarding job, and I hope that people see this announcement as recognition for our borough as well.”



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