Statement following the passing of Councillor Ann Allen, MBE
Last Updated: 22 Oct 2021 12:18pm
It is with deep regret and great sadness that Dartford Borough Council announces the death of Councillor Ann Allen, who passed away on Wednesday.
Councillor Allen, who was 76, represented Maypole & Leyton Cross ward and was first elected to Dartford Borough Council in 1987 and was also a long-standing member of Kent County Council and Wilmington Parish Council. She served as the Mayor of Dartford in 1993-94 and again in 2012-13 and had been a member of the Cabinet for many years and was currently responsible for the Youth, Health and Wellbeing portfolio.
Jeremy Kite, Leader of Dartford Borough Council said, “Ann was held in high regard for the many exceptional things that she did for the Council and for our communities. Ann was a Council, Parish and County Councillor and a lead member in our cabinet, she worked tirelessly to help as many people as possible and will be greatly missed.”