Statement from Hampshire County Council Leader, Cllr Keith Mans on the death of Cllr Keith Evans

Dec 29 2020

Leader of Hampshire County Council, Councillor Keith Mans said “On behalf of Hampshire County Council, I wish to express my deep-felt sadness over the death of County Councillor Keith Evans.

“Keith was first elected to Hampshire County Council on 5 May 2005 to serve Fareham Warsash division, and he held that position continuously until he passed away.  He was a dedicated county councillor who served the County Council on a number of committees including as
Chairman of the Audit Committee and the River Hamble Harbour Board, Vice-Chairman of the Conduct Advisory Panel, the Policy and Resources Select Committee and Employment in Hampshire County Council Committee.

“Keith made a significant contribution to the County Council, for which we will always be grateful. He was highly regarded by peers and officers, alike – and had the rare gift of commanding complete respect and attention through speaking softly and calmly. He will be missed by us all - and we offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and close friends.”