Mayor of Thurrock

The role of the Mayor

Council members elect a new mayor each year at annual council.

The Mayor's role

The Mayor has 2 important roles.


  • to support the community
  • to promote the interests of the council and borough

Chair the council meetings:

  • to make sure all points of view are fairly heard
  • to make sure council members obey rules and procedures
  • to have the casting vote if there is a tied vote