Elections 2023

From May 4 2023, voters in England will need to show photographic ID to vote at polling stations in some elections, including Stoke-on-Trent’s upcoming local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

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Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent

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

Councillor Faisal Hussain is the Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent for 2022/23 and his Lady Mayoress for the year is his wife, Nazma Najib.

Each Lord Mayor chooses a charity to raise funds for during their term of office. This year, the Lord Mayor has chosen Brighter Futures and The Hubb Foundation.

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 2022/23 is Councillor Lesley Adams.  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 236663 / 01782 232751 or email: lord.mayor@stoke.gov.uk.