Lord Mayor of London
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with Mayor of London.
The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London is the Mayor of the City of London and head of the Corporation of London. The Lord Mayor of London is not the same person as the Mayor of London; The Lord Mayor is an officer only of the City of London. The Mayor of London governs the much larger area of Greater London.
The Lord Mayor is elected each year at the end of September or the beginning of October, and takes office in November. On the day after taking office, the Lord Mayor's Show is held. The Lord Mayor's role is mostly ceremonial and social, not political, although he does promote London's business credentials abroad. The Lord Mayor of London is also the chancellor of the City University of London.
The Lord Mayor for 2013-2014 is Fiona Woolf.
PRESENT: Andrew Parmley
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Andrew Charles Parmley (born October 1956) is principal of the Harrodian School in Barnes, and the Lord Mayor of London for 2016–17. A Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Glass-Sellers of London, he is the first from that livery to be elected as Lord Mayor.