Elections 2024

A general election has been called for Thursday 4 July 2024. This is your opportunity to choose a local MP as a representative for Stoke-on-Trent, North, South and Central.

Find out more about the general election and how to vote here...

Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent

Cllr Lyn Sharpe

The Lord Mayor is the first citizen of the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Councillor Lyn Sharpe is the Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent for 2024/25 and her consort will be her husband, Kevin Sharpe.

Each Lord Mayor chooses a charity to raise funds for during their term of office. This year, the Lord Mayor has chosen Emmaus North Staffs and Period Power.

During their year of office the Lord Mayor attends parades, charities, events organised by community and voluntary organisations and other local authorities and also hosts Civic receptions and engagements in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour.

If you would prefer a virtual visit from the Lord Mayor, arrangements can be made via zoom or Teams.

Do you have a special celebration?  We would like to hear about your birthday and anniversary celebrations. If you would like a personalised card from the Lord Mayor for a 90th, 95th, 100th birthday or a Diamond or Platinum Wedding Anniversary, please let us know. Please allow 14 days notice so that we can ensure that the card arrives on time.

The Deputy Lord Mayor for 2024/25 is Councillor Steve Watkins.  Where the Lord Mayor is unable to attend, you will be given the opportunity to have the Deputy attend your event.

You can invite the Lord Mayor to your event using the contact details below.

Member Support Team

To invite the Lord Mayor to your event, or for advice about the correct etiquette when attending an event with the Lord Mayor.

Telephone: 01782 232751 / 01782 232306 or email: lord.mayor@stoke.gov.uk.