Deputy leader of Basildon Council Steve Horgan passes away from cancer

Stephen Horgan

Stephen Horgan

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THE deputy leader of Basildon Council has passed away after a nine year battle with cancer.

Stephen Horgan, 47, who had been a councillor for 13 years, represented Billericay West.

Mr Horgan, who was also cabinet member for regeneration, sadly passed away at Basildon Hospital after his condition worsened in the past week.

Touching tributes have been paid to Mr Horgan by council leader Tony Ball.

Mr Ball said: "He was my best friend in politics and a great personal friend."

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10:21am Wed 29 Feb 12

j-w says...

47 is no age. RIP Stephen.
47 is no age. RIP Stephen. j-w
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10:36am Wed 29 Feb 12

Julian Ware-Lane says...

Very sad news. My condolences to his family and friends.
Very sad news. My condolences to his family and friends. Julian Ware-Lane
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10:40am Wed 29 Feb 12

EthanEdwards says...

j-w wrote:
47 is no age. RIP Stephen.
Ditto.
[quote][p][bold]j-w[/bold] wrote: 47 is no age. RIP Stephen.[/p][/quote]Ditto. EthanEdwards
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1:38pm Wed 29 Feb 12

paulss1 says...

How very sad. My condolencies to his family.
How very sad. My condolencies to his family. paulss1
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5:58pm Wed 29 Feb 12

The Cater Wood Creeper says...

EthanEdwards wrote:
j-w wrote: 47 is no age. RIP Stephen.
Ditto.
ditto from me too. Condolences to his family and loved ones
[quote][p][bold]EthanEdwards[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]j-w[/bold] wrote: 47 is no age. RIP Stephen.[/p][/quote]Ditto.[/p][/quote]ditto from me too. Condolences to his family and loved ones The Cater Wood Creeper
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8:00pm Wed 29 Feb 12

Trainman says...

Very sad news. Please accept my condolences both family and friends. I sadly lost my wife to this Terrible disease, almost a year ago.
Very sad news. Please accept my condolences both family and friends. I sadly lost my wife to this Terrible disease, almost a year ago. Trainman
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