Youth mayor praised as an ‘outstanding example’

Councillors thanked the retiring youth mayor for being an “outstanding example” at the borough council’s Anuual Meeting.

Tumsil Abbas, 18, of Langley Green, was applauded as his mayoral term in Crawley Young Persons Council finished on Friday (June 13). Cllr Brenda Smith (Lab, Langley Green) said: “He’s an outstanding example of what youth of this town can be, he’s such a credit to his family and this town.” Cllr Bob Lanzer (Con, Maidenbower) added: “I very much hope you will use this experience in later life in politics.”