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Good bye and Thank You Ian McKinnon

Good bye and Thank You Ian McKinnon

Labour's candidate for Lambton Mark Peck today said "good bye and thank-you" to Deputy Mayor Ian McKinnon who announced his retirement from local body politics yesterday.

"I had personal dealings with Ian over the city mile upgrade fiasco and I was impressed that among all the Councillors for Lambton he was the only one who showed any interest in the circumstances faced by retailers impacted by this unholy mess.

"I got the impression that he would get things done and to his credit the things he said would be done happened. He seemed to me to very patient with officers and I am not sure I would have been so magnanimous with those who had so blatantly hung me out to dry. I assume they felt his ire behind closed doors.

"He may well be surprised that someone of my political ilk would want to pay tribute to him but I did admire his understanding of public service and the effort he put in on behalf of his constituents in Lambton.

"I wish him well in his next endeavours," said Mark Peck.

ENDS

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