Book of condolence for Councillor Brian Lund

Oldham Council is saddened to hear the recent passing of former Councillor, Brian Lund.

Brian served as a councillor for Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council between 1981 and 1995, representing the residents of Failsworth East during his 14-year service.

In his elected role, Brian sat on a variety of committee meetings for the borough including Education and Social Development, whilst he also chaired the borough’s Housing and Policy committees among other duties.

Outside of his duties as a local councillor, Brian was a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and wrote many academic books on topics such as management and housing.

He leaves behind his wife Susan and two children.

5 thoughts on “Book of condolence for Councillor Brian Lund

  1. John Battye

    Brian was an outstanding member of OMBC . He was an expert on local government housing issues as well as being a dedicated Councillor for the Failsworth East Ward for 14 years . Socially he was great company and enjoyed watching Delph and Dobcross Cricket as well as supporting Oldham Athletic all the way to Wembley. We are the richer for knowing him
    And the poorer for his passing RIP.


  2. Richard Clegg

    Brian Lund was a very friendly and knowledgeable councillor. He got on with his job as Chair of Housing with the minimum of fuss.
    I always thought he would have made an excellent MP in Oldham or Yorkshire. He was a socialist through and through.


  3. Wallace Jackson

    What a sad loss Brian will be sadly missed in the Failsworth area he was a superb councillor and someone i was lucky to call a good friend i was chair of Failsworth East labour party for most of Brian’s time as councillor and i think of all the happy times we had in the pub after the meetings discussing football and cricket my thoughts are with Suki and the family at this sad time RIP Brian


  4. Wallace Jackson

    Brian was a superb councillor at Failsworth East and a lovely man and someone i was proud to call a friend of many years standing my deepest condolences to Suki and the family RIP Brian


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