The title of Honorary Alderman is traditionally given in recognition of eminent service rendered to the Council. The appointment of Honorary Aldermen takes place once in every four year term of the Council, usually at a special meeting of the Full Council.
The Panel is chaired by the Chairman of the Council. It is made up of the leaders of both the majority and main opposition groups and any current Members who have previously served as Chairman of the Council.
See details of former councillors who have been appointed as Honorary Aldermen.