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Chairman of the Council

Councillor Chris Hardy

Chris Hardy CMElected 2016

The high standing of the Chairman is one of honour and dignity rather than actual legal powers. 

The Chairman is expected to attend many formal and informal functions including:

  • Royal and State Visits
  • Civic Ceremonies and Functions
  • Charity events
  • AGMs
  • Community events

Other functions of the role are:

  • To remain politically neutral as the office of Chairman is a civic and ceremonial position
  • To Chair Full Council meetings
  • Act as an ambassador to promote the Council's name at home and elsewhere.

Civic Diary