The Mayor and his Cabinet

The Mayor, Peter Taylor

Peter in High Street

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.

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