Sir Roger Gifford has been re-elected as Alderman for the Ward of Cordwainer. Sir Roger was elected for the first time in 2004 and was re-elected in 2010. He served as Lord Mayor in 2012/13.
Sir Roger’s nomination was the only one received by the deadline for nominations on 12 October. Sir Roger’s election will take place formally at the Wardmote being held at the Church of St Mary Aldermary, Watling Street, London, EC4N 9BW at noon on Thursday 3 November. The Wardmote is open to anyone with an interest in the Ward and the City of London generally and is an opportunity to discuss current issues.
Commenting on his re-election Sir Roger said –
“I am of course delighted to be representing Cordwainer Ward for another term as its Alderman. There is so much happening in the ward, with new buildings emerging and new facilities being built. From Cheapside to Walbrook, Cordwainer Ward covers some of the most dynamic retail and business space in the whole of London, it’s a really exciting place to be – at all times of the week!”