The Mayor and his Cabinet

The Mayor, Peter Taylor

Peter in High Street

Peter Taylor was elected as the Liberal Democrat Mayor of Watford on May 4th 2018. Peter lives locally with his three young children and is a former school teacher.


Before becoming Mayor, Peter served as Deputy Mayor, Portfolio Holder for Parks and Leisure Services and as a Borough Councillor for Oxhey Ward.

The Mayor's responsibilities includes -

  • strategic partnerships and external relationships
  • community safety

In addition the Mayor -

  • 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

    To get in touch with the Mayor, please email or alternatively phone the Mayor's Office on 01923 278371


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