Hertfordshire County Councillor Judi Billing, MBE, passed away suddenly in the early hours of Thursday, November 24, at the age of 71.
How Did Judi Billing Die?
Judi Billing MBE, a long-serving member of the North Herts and Hertfordshire County Councils, has received tributes. Sadly, Judi, a 71-year-old Labour councilwoman who served Hitchin Bearton for 42 years, passed away.
Mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother all describe Judi. Judi has served as the leader of the Hertfordshire Labour Group since 2013 and has been a county councilor for the Hitchin North district.
She spent decades serving the residents of Hitchin as a district and county councillor. Judi Billing passed away with her family around her.
Judi Billing Cause of Death
Billing was the executive member for community engagement at North Herts Council and has been a district councillor for the Hitchin Bearton ward continuously since 1980.
Judi Billing cause of death was not revealed yet. The death seems to be a age factor and natural cause. Judi passed away with her family around her in the early hours of this morning. It is not known whether she suffered from any disease or illness.
In her position at the Local Government Association, she worked across party lines to support councillor effectiveness and advance local government.
She recently attended the young democracy event sponsored by the council, which she reinstituted in 2019. It was a beautiful occasion that demonstrated her passion for democracy and her commitment to encouraging young people to participate.
Who was Judi Billing?
Judi Billing first served as a district councillor while she was in her 20s and has been a Labour activist for 45 years.
In September 2013, at the Hitchin North by-election brought on by the untimely passing of her husband David, she joined the County Council Labour Group.
Judi leads the County Labour Group and does everything she can to ensure that the team always fights above its weight and serves its constituents with sincerely held Labour Values.
Through a variety of positions at the Local Government Association and the Association of Labour Councillors, Judi also contributes to Labour Local Government on a regional and national level.
She has always focused on public health, education, and community engagement, but she also dabbles in potholes, street lights and dog poo when needed. She has recently developed a strong passion for re-wilding issues for both social and environmental grounds.
Judi has focused on people wellness during the Covid for the past 15 months. She ensures that locals are fed, housed, protected, and healthy. She ensures that their needs in terms of mental health and support for well being.
Judi has also made significant contributions to the local economy and worked with the arts communities to help them collaborate and grow as as strong as possible.