About the Mayor

Find out what the Mayor, Leader and Cabinet do for Lambeth Council, and how to contact them. See which events the mayor will be attending.

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Lambeth for 2020-21 were inaugurated on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at first ever virtual annual meeting of the council.

The current Mayor is Councillor Philip Normal who became a councillor for Oval Ward in May 2018.

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Mayor Philip Normal

The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Annie Gallop who has been a councillor for Vassal Ward since May 2014.

About the Mayor

The Mayor of Lambeth is elected each year at the annual general meeting of the council.

The Mayor has many civic and ceremonial responsibilities and has an ambassadorial role as first citizen of the borough.

This means the Mayor will promote Lambeth and participate in, and help initiate, activities that help the economic, social, cultural and environmental wellbeing of Lambeth and its residents.

The role of Mayor of Lambeth role includes:

  • chairing council meetings
  • attending events in Lambeth and across London
  • fundraising for their chosen charity - see next section.

The Deputy Mayor's role is to represent the Mayor when they're unavailable.