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The Mayor is the Borough’s ‘First Citizen’ and is elected annually by fellow councillors for one year at the annual meeting of the Council in May.  The Mayor chairs the full meetings of the Council and normally takes a non-political role to ensure fair play.

In addition, the Mayor also represents the Council as the Civic Head of the Borough at official functions and attends approximately 400 events during the term of office.  At functions in the Borough, the Mayor takes precedence over all other citizens.  The only exception to this is when Royalty or the Lord Lieutenant are visiting the Borough.

The Mayor promotes a charity appeal each year, which is fully registered with the charity commission, this term, 2016/2017, the Mayor has chosen the benificiares of - Countess Mountbatten Hospice, Eastleigh Carers Centre and CP Sport.

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