Mayor of Wirral

The Mayor of Wirral is Councillor Cherry Povall

The Deputy Mayor of Wirral is Councillor Brian Kenny

The Mayor is always a serving councillor, elected by the full Council at its annual general meeting in May, and stands for one year in office.

The Mayor is the first citizen and chosen representative of Wirral, acting as a focal point for community and civic life.

The role of the Mayor

The role of the Mayor involves:

  • chairing council meetings
  • representing the Borough at civic functions and engagements
  • supporting local charities, community and faith groups
  • promoting the borough nationally and internationally
  • conferring Honorary Freemen and Aldermen

Inviting the Mayor to your event

The Mayor is delighted to receive invitations to a wide range of functions and events, including:

  • businesses launches
  • cultural and community and voluntary activities
  • schools and colleges
  • 100th birthday celebrations

If the Mayor is attending your event, please read the guidance for protocols to be followed.

Please complete the request form if you would like the Mayor to come to an event. To complete the form you will need to provide:

  • details and timing of the event
  • details of any speeches or award presentations you would like the Mayor to make 

Invite the Mayor to an event

Wirral Award

Each year the Mayor presents the Wirral Award to people who have given outstanding service to communities in Wirral.

Find out more about the Wirral Award

Contact the Mayor’s Office

Sonia Norman
Civic Services Officer
Wallasey Town Hall
Brighton Street, Wallasey
CH44 8ED

Tel: 0151 691 8527