The Mayor, Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor became the Liberal Democrat Mayor of Watford on May 4th 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 Parks and Leisure Services and as a Borough Councillor for Oxhey Ward.
As the Mayor, Peter’s responsibilities include:
- strategic partnerships and external relationships
- community safety
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’re a member of the public and want to get in touch with Peter, please use our Contact the Mayor online form.