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The Mayor

Who is the mayor?

Cllr Graham Plant_(C) James Bass Photography 2022

Cllr Graham Plant is our current Mayor. 

Cllr Plant represents the Bradwell North ward.

His chosen charities include:

  • Hemsby Lifeboat
  • Bradwell Scouts
  • Little Buds

Read more about Cllr Plant, his background and aspirations.

What does the Mayor do?

The Mayor acts as Chairman of the Council and has to attend all full Council and special Council meetings.

The Mayor is invited to many different functions within the Borough, and represents Great Yarmouth when visiting other parts of the county.

Is it a political position?

The Mayor has to be apolitical and not enter into any political debates.

How is the Mayor chosen?

The position of Mayor alternates between the political parties in power - the Mayor is not elected.

Mayor making takes places in May every year with a ceremony at the Town Hall.

Can I invite the Mayor to my event?

Yes - fill out our Mayor event enquiry form.

Last modified on 07 June 2022

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