Mayor of Ipswich


The primary legal function of the Mayor of the Borough is to act as Chairman and preside over meetings of the Borough Council; if he/she is present at a meeting then he/she must preside. The Mayor also acts as Returning Officer in the Parliamentary Elections and is still the official representative of the Crown in the Borough, second only to the Lord Lieutenant of the County.


The Mayor is the first citizen of the town, and attends hundreds of functions and engagements each year, both in within Ipswich and elsewhere.


For more information about the role of the Mayor, and to request that the Mayor attends an event please go to our dedicated pages here.

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