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The Mayor of Eastbourne

The Mayor of Eastbourne performs many important roles and functions, including chairing meetings and attending and opening events, as well as supporting local charities. Find out more about the Mayor’s activities on the Facebook page.

About the Mayor

The Worshipful the Mayor of Eastbourne is Councillor Pat Hearn. Her current term of office runs from 17 May 2017 - 9 May 2018. 

Roles and Duties

Key roles and duties of the Mayor include: 

  • Chairman of Full Council
  • Opening functions, events and new businesses as the council's representative
  • Attending award ceremonies and receptions at the request of local schools, businesses, voluntary and community groups
  • The Mayor also nominates one or more charities which he or she will support through various fundraising events during his or her term of office

Deputy Mayor

The Deputy Mayor is expected to deputise for the Mayor and attend events on behalf of the Mayor when the Mayor is not available. The current Deputy Mayor is Councillor Md. Harun Miah.