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The Mayor, Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor is the Elected Mayor of Watford.
Peter Taylor became the Liberal Democrat Mayor of Watford on 4 May 2018. He is a former school teacher and lives locally with his three young children.
Before becoming Mayor, Peter served as Deputy Mayor, Portfolio Holder for our Parks and Leisure Centres and as a Borough Councillor for Oxhey Ward
As Mayor, Peter’s responsibilities include:
- representing the council and the borough on a local, national and international platform
- strategic partnerships and external relationships
- community safety
- major projects
In addition, he:
- is the council's principal public spokesperson
- gives the overall political direction of the council
- decides on the scheme of delegation for Executive functions
- chairs Cabinet
- represents the council on external bodies
- attends civic events
If you would like to get in contact with Peter, then you can:
You can also email Peter to subscribe to the Mayor's regular e-newsletter.