Death of former Brent Councillor

22 July 2019

Former Northwick Park councillor, John Detre, passed away at his home on Saturday following a battle with cancer.

During his time as a Brent councillor, John was also Lead Member for Regeneration with responsibility for Wembley Regeneration and the new Brent Civic Centre. In recent years, he was a Business Studies lecturer at Westminster University.

The Leader of the Conservative Group in Brent Council, Cllr Reg Colwill, worked with John for many years said ‘he was a level headed, forward thinking loyal Conservative – I send my condolences to his family and friends’.

Cllr Colwill also thanked John Detre for all his hard work and input on committees, especially Planning and the quality of place making in Brent.

The Mayor of Brent, Cllr Ernest Ezeajughi, said “On behalf of all at Brent my thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time."