Former leader of Worcester City Council David Wright has died - The Worcester Observer

Former leader of Worcester City Council David Wright has died

Worcester Editorial 11th Jun, 2024   0

A FORMER leader of Worcester City Council has died.

David Wright represented Claines Ward for the Conservatives from 1979 to 1988.

He was Leader of the Conservative Group on the Council in the mid-eighties, and his brother John also served on the Council during that time.

A solicitor, Mr Wright co-formed Parkinson Wright Solicitors in 1969.

A former president of the Worcestershire Law Society, Mr Wright was also a governor of King’s School, Worcester and was closely involved with several local community organisations.

He was chairman of the Iris House Trust and on the local arts scene he served as the secretary of Worcester Three Choirs Festival and chairman of the Worcester Arts Council, Worcester Cathedral Arts and the Swan Theatre.

He was the Co-ordinator of the 150th Elgar Birthday Festival in 2007.

David sadly passed away on Monday, 3 June 2024 at his home in Worcester at the age of 80.



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