The chief executive of South Lakeland District Council has released this statement paying tribute to Brendan Jameson
It is with tremendous sadness that we have been informed of the passing away of South Lakeland District Council Leader Brendan Jameson.
As an authority we wish to send our sincerest condolences to Cllr Jameson’s family and friends and we would gratefully ask the media that they respect the family’s privacy at such a difficult time.
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