Executive post

The Mayor


Executive Portfolio:

The Elected Mayor of Middlesbrough

Portfolio Holder:

Andy Preston

Lead Officer:

The Chief Executive


The Mayor has overall Executive responsibility for all Policy Framework documents, although individual Executive Members take the lead for those documents which may come under their respective portfolios. The Mayor has overall responsibility for delivering the Mayor’s Priorities and associated initiatives.

Service areas and Functions

The Mayor has overall responsibility for executive functions together with those general responsibilities detailed above. Service responsibilities have been delegated to the Executive Councillors.


The Mayor is the Council’s representative to the Combined Authority and will sit in the Tees Valley Combined Authority.


The Mayor (or whoever he decides to nominate) to exercise the Council’s rights as a shareholder in BCCP Limited on behalf of the Teesside Pension Fund.


The Mayor exercises the Council’s rights as shareholder in MHomes (Middlesbrough) Limited.


The Mayor will also have responsibility for Marketing and Communications.


The Mayor also has responsibility for the Armed Forces Covenant


The Mayor is the first citizen of the town and will promote the town as a whole and act as a focal point for the community. He will also take precedence with regard to any civic duties but these may be delegated to the Chair/Vice-Chair of the Council.


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