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The Constitution - Part One - Chapter 16 – Codes of Conduct - Appendix 3 - Role of Deputy Mayor

Main role

A-3.1  To support the Mayor in his/her role as the first citizen of the Borough.
A-3.2 To represent the Council, as necessary, as the deputy to the Mayor at public and private functions

Duties and responsibilities

A-3.3  To preside over meetings of the Council in the absence of the Mayor and ensure that all members have the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process.
A-3.4  To act as an ambassador for and promote the Borough as the deputy to the Mayor.
A-3.5  To deputise for, or assist, the Mayor in leading official civic visits by the Council.
A-3.6  To represent the Mayor at non-political ceremonies, social occasions and services of prayer and remembrance when the Mayor is unable to attend.
A-3.7  To deputise for, or support, the Mayor in his/her role when acting as host to visitors to the Borough, including members of the Royal Family, overseas visitors and other civic dignitaries.



Last Reviewed - March 2018


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