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Councillor Alun Jenkins awarded a BEM in the Queen's New Year Honours List

Alun Jenkins, the Welsh Liberal Democrat councillor for Offa Ward in Wrexham has been awarded the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for Political and Public Service in the New Year 2022 Honours List.

Cllr Jenkins has continuously served Offa Ward for over 50 years as its councillor, having been elected in 1970 and is one of the longest-serving Liberal Democrat councillors in Wales.

Cllr Alun Jenkins.

Congratulating Alun on his BEM Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS said:

“Alun has been a stalwart public servant for Offa Ward and the whole of Wrexham for as long as I can remember and it's fantastic to see his public service recognised with a BEM.

“Alun has a strong reputation for always thoroughly engaging with constituents and also set a tremendous record during his tenures as Deputy Leader of the Council and the Lead Member for Finance.

“Alun has not only served his constituents with the utmost dedication, but he also inspired and worked with generations of Welsh Liberal Democrat activists across Wrexham and North Wales.

“I know Alun is a much-loved member of both his community in Offa, Wrexham and North Wales Liberal Democrats and I know everyone will be as thrilled as I am for him to receive this honour.”

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