Executive post

The Mayor


Executive Portfolio:

The Elected Mayor of Middlesbrough

Portfolio Holder:

Andy Preston

Lead Officer:

The Chief Executive


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 Members.

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.

As the town’s First Citizen, the Mayor promotes Middlesbrough in the sub-region, region and nationally.

General responsibilities of the Mayor

Duties and responsibilities of the Mayor include: -

·         Providing strong and visible leadership in relation to the Council, citizens, stakeholders and partners of the Council.

·         Leading on partnerships and strategic matters of significance to Middlesbrough on a local, sub-regional, regional and national basis.

·         Promoting, wherever possible, public engagement in the work of the Council.

·         Leading in promoting the core values and objectives of the Council.

·         Leading on promoting proposals in relation to the Council’s Budget and Policy Framework.

·         Leading on the delivery of continuous improvement in Council services.

·         Promoting the highest standards of conduct and ethics within the Council.

·         Making appointments to the Executive, determining portfolios and chairing the Executive.

·         Determining the Executive Scheme of Delegation.

·         Responsibility for the Armed Forces Covenant.


Correspondence address: 
c/o Democratic Services
Town Hall

Email: mayor@middlesbrough.gov.uk


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