The Lord Mayor of Liverpool

The Lord Mayor of Liverpool is known as the first citizen and chosen representative of the city, acting as a focal point for the community as well as promoting the city and forging national and international links.

The Lord Mayor of Liverpool is always a serving councillor, elected by the full council at its Annual General Meeting held each May and stands for one year in office.

The current Lord Mayor is Councillor Malcolm Kennedy.

The Lord Mayor's duties

  • Representing the city at civic functions/engagements.
  • Promoting the city nationally and internationally.
  • Supporting local charities and community groups.
  • Attending religious events of all denominations.
  • Meeting delegates from twinned cities.
  • Chairing council meetings.
  • Conferring Honorary Freemen and Associations.

Further information

View our list of Former Lord Mayors.