The Mayor's Page
The Mayor is the elected Chair of the Council and is the Civic and Ceremonial figure head for the Council.
The chain, badge and robes of office are an outward sign of this high office.
The Mayor is by statute the first Citizen which is an honorary title and means that the Mayor takes precedence over everyone apart from a member of the Royal Family and the Lord Lieutenant of London. The Mayor must be non-political and represent every section of the community.
Apart from the Civic and Ceremonial duties and functions that the Mayor performs for the council, they also represent the borough at all major events and historical ceremonies in Haringey.
The Mayor has an important role to play in promoting the work of the council and supporting local community, voluntary and charitable organisations and in celebrating and recognising achievements and milestones.
About Councillor Stephen Mann
Councillor Stephen Mann became the Mayor of Haringey for the municipal year 2017-18 when he took over the chains of office from Councillor Ali Gul Ozbek at the Annual General Meeting of the council held on 22 May 2017.
Councillor Mann is a Councillor for Noel Park Ward in Wood Green.
He grew up in Finsbury Park and joined the Royal Navy at the age of 15. After leaving the Navy he worked in the borough with the Post Office and then BT for almost 30 years before becoming a Trade Union Health and Safety Officer.
Councillor Mann has lived in Haringey since April 1973 with his wife where they have brought up their son and daughter.
Councillor Mann enjoys reading, theatre and music, particularly 60s classics and classical. His favourite singers are Eddie Cochrane and Lesley Garrett and he is a keen football fan.
The theme for the Mayor’s charity work this year is “Mental Health in Haringey” and the Mayor will be supporting in particular Studio 306 Collective and Mind in Haringey, who will be recipients of the Mayor’s Special Fund.
The Mayor's Mayoress’ are Councillor Jennifer Mann and Katie O'Mara.
The Deputy Mayor of Haringey
Councillor Liz McShane is the Deputy Mayor of Haringey, and the Deputy Mayor's Consorts are Linda Kelly and Shelagh O'Connor.
Town Twinning developed mainly after the Second World War to promote mutual understanding and friendship. Haringey linked with:
- Arima - Trinidad in 1989
- Clarendon - Jamaica in 1985
- Koblenz - Germany in 1969
- Larnaca - Cyprus in 1987
- Livry-Gargan - France in 1977
- Sundbyberg - Sweden in 1977
How to contact the Mayor's Office
You can contact the Mayor's Office in any of the following ways:
Tel 020 8489 2962
Fax 020 8881 5218
Or write to
The Mayor's Parlour
To invite the Mayor to a function
You can invite the Mayor to a function by completing the Mayoral Engagement form found on the Mayoral protocols and diary page.
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