The Barnet Eye today learned of the sad news that former Barnet Councillor and Barnet Blogger Daniel Hope AKA The Barnet Bugle has passed away. We send our condolences to his family at this time. The news was broken in an email by Conservative Councillor Joan Scannell who said "I have just received the very sad news that Daniel Hope, after a period of serious illness, has passed away." His former Conservative Council colleague, Councillor Hugh Rayner added "Shocking news. A lovely guy. Always a worthy adversary."
Several Barnet Councillors have added tweets about the passing of Mr Hope.
<Devastated about sad passing of @barnetbugle, advisor, mentor and true friend. I will miss you and condolences to your dear mother & family— Mark Shooter (@mshooter) January 11, 2017