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  Lord Mayor of London
The Lord Mayor of London is the Mayor of the City of London.
The Lord Mayor is the head of the Corporation of London[?].
The Lord Mayor of London is not to be confused with the Mayor of London, an elected politician for London, England.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/lo/Lord_Mayor_of_London.html   (121 words)

  
  Lord Mayor's Day - LoveToKnow 1911
LORD MAYOR'S DAY, in England, the 9th of November, the date of the inauguration of the lord mayor of London (see Vol.
The idea originated in the stipulation made in a charter then granted by John that the citizen chosen to be mayor should be presented to the king or his justice for approval.
With the Restoration the city pageant was revived, but interregnums occurred during the years of the plague and fire, and in 1683 when a quarrel broke out between Charles and the city, ending in the temporary abrogation of the charter.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Lord_Mayor's_Day   (253 words)

  
 Lord Mayor's Appeal
It is a great honour to be elected Lord Mayor of the City of London.
This year I would like to use the Lord Mayor's Appeal to try to make the greatest difference to the lives of as many people as possible.
All proceeds will be split between the Lord Mayor's Appeal 2007 and the Glaziers' Trust.
www.thelordmayorsappeal.org   (180 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lord Mayor
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland it is a purely ceremonial post, see Mayors in the United Kingdom, list of cities in the United Kingdom, especially Lord Mayor of London (the ceremonial representative of the one square mile small financial district, but with the trappings of a 'viceroy').
The Lord Mayor of Cork is the symbolic head of the local government in the city of Cork in the Republic of Ireland.
In Germany, as the translation of German Oberbürgermeister, it is the title of the mayors of large, often county-free cities, whereas the mayor of Berlin is Regierender Bürgermeister (Governing Mayor) in accordance with the office being equivalent to that of a Ministerpräsident (roughly Governor) of one of the German Bundesländer.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lord-Mayor   (1162 words)

  
 Lord Mayor's Appeal - Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
VSO is the lead charity for the Lord Mayor's annual charity appeal, which is themed 'sharing skills, changing lives'.
The international development charity that works through volunteers was chosen by the new Lord Mayor, Alderman John Stuttard, to be the main beneficiary of the annual charity appeal, as he was a VSO volunteer in Brunei in 1966.
Lord Mayor's Appeal Manager at VSO, Anne-Marie Jubber said; "The show is a fantastic way to launch the appeal, we got loads of cheers from the crowd including a big wave from everyone outside the Lord Mayor's residence, Mansion House.
www.thelordmayorsappeal.org /pr_2.php   (317 words)

  
 Lord Mayor's Insignia
Westminster’s arms bear images from the City’s long history and were united in the present coat of arms in 1964 when the old city of Westminster merged with the boroughs of Paddington and St Marylebone – the latter provided the figure of St Mary in the centre of the Shield.
The crest, a portcullis, above the shield is the attribute of a city, as are the battlement mural crowns worn by the lions flanking the shield.
The Lord Mayor is entitled to wear any of the chains of office of the mayors of the merged boroughs of Marylebone, Paddington or old Westminster.
www.westminster.gov.uk /councilgovernmentanddemocracy/democraticprocessesandevents/mayor/insignia.cfm   (620 words)

  
 Bristol City Council: Mayor - general information: Lord Mayor of Bristol - History
In 1899, Queen Victoria granted a Lord Mayoralty to Bristol, and during her visit to the City in that year, she knighted Herbert Ashman, who then served for a second year, this time as the first Lord Mayor.
It is known as the 'Proclamation Brake' due to the tradition of the Lord Mayor and Town Clerk, accompanied by City Swordbearer and Mace Escort, proclaiming the crowning of a new sovereign from such a vehicle at various points in the central area of the City.
The Lord Mayor's chapel is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday 10am-12noon and 1pm-4pm.
www.bristol.gov.uk /ccm/content/Council-Democracy/Elected-Representatives/lord-mayor-of-bristol-history.en   (984 words)

  
 LORD MAYOR'S SHOW : Encyclopedia Entry
Lord Mayor John Stuttard, in his colourful robe, waves his fl feathered tricorne hat to greet the crowds at the 2006 Lord Mayor's Show.
The Lord Mayor in question is that of the City of London the historic centre of London which is now the metropolis's financial district, informally known as the Square Mile.
A new Lord Mayor is appointed every year and the public parade that is made of his inauguration reflects the fact that this was once one of the most prominent offices in England.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Lord_Mayor%27s_Show   (852 words)

  
 Lord Mayor of Dublin
The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the symbolic head of the city government in the Republic of Ireland's capital.
It was elevated to Lord Mayor in 1665.
The office of Lord Mayor is largely symbolic, and its responsibilities largely consist of chairing meetings of the City Council, and representing the City at public events.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/l/lo/lord_mayor_of_dublin.html   (373 words)

  
 Plymouth City Council - Lord Mayor
In Plymouth, it is traditional for the position of Lord Mayor to alternate annually between the Conservative Party and the Labour Party (the two main political parties making up the City Council), irrespective of the overall political control of the Council.
It is the practice in Plymouth for the Lord Mayor to nominate the Deputy Lord Mayor.
The election of the Lord Mayor takes place officially at the Annual Meeting of the City Council which is held in The Guildhall, Plymouth, on the third Friday in May each year.
www.plymouth.gov.uk /homepage/councilanddemocracy/lordmayoralty.htm   (295 words)

  
 Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Fairs and Events - Lord Mayor's Show
Lord Mayor’s Show.—The dull monotony, which is one of the saddest features of the life of the hard-working lower orders of London, is relieved by so little in the way of pageant or show, that it is no wonder that the most insignificant mercies are received with disproportionate gratitude.
Quite enough wonderful things have been exhibited by ambitious and aesthetic Lord Mayors in the way of beery knights in armour, circus elephants, and shivering ladies from the back rows of the ballet, to prove that whatever qualities may be requisite to secure civic honours, the organisation of shows finds no place amongst them.
We want a Lord Mayor's Show without a fog and with plenty of sunshine; and it would be much wiser to make midsummer the season for installing the Chief Magistrate in all his glory.
www.victorianlondon.org /entertainment/lordmayorsshow.htm   (2264 words)

  
 Role of Lord Mayor
The Lord Mayor is elected by the full Council at its annual meeting in May. See the new procedure for the appointment of the Lord Mayor and Sheriff.
The Lord Mayor of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne is the first citizen of the City and speaks as such on behalf of the area and its community.
Following the Lord Mayor's election at the annual meeting of the City Council there is a Lord Mayor's service held at the St. Thomas the Martyr Church, which is attended by a cross section of people from all walks of life.
www.newcastle.gov.uk /core.nsf/a/lmrole?opendocument   (547 words)

  
 Lord Mayor's Show: Home
The Lord Mayor's Show winds through nearly 800 years of London's history, marching unscathed through everything from the fl death to the blitz.
The loyalty of the Lord Mayor might be less questionable now than it was in 1215, but the newly elected Mayor must still make his way to the Royal Courts of Justice to pledge allegiance to the Crown, just as Dick Whittington did in 1397 (and again in 1406 and 1419).
As you watch the Lord Mayor's coach go by, remember that someone stood in exactly that spot 450 years ago and marvelled at the sight of a camel on its way to meet Elizabeth I. The 2006 Lord Mayor's Show will be on Saturday 11 November.
www.lordmayorsshow.org   (402 words)

  
 RTÉ News: New Lord Mayors elected tonight
Eric Byrne of Labour is to be Deputy Lord Mayor.
Dublin's new deputy Lord Mayor is Eric Byrne of Labour, ironically a constituency rival of Michael Mulcahy in Dublin South Central.
The newly elected Lord Mayor said that improving the city's infrastructure and increased funding for the voluntary sector, would be among his priorities for the coming year.
www.rte.ie /news/2001/0702/lordmayors.html   (548 words)

  
 Search Results for "Lord Mayor of Dublin"
From 1986 to 1987 he was lord mayor of Dublin.
JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN, "Election of Lord Mayor of Dublin," speech before the Privy Council, July 10, 1790.-The Speeches...
In 1841, O'Connell became the first Catholic lord mayor of Dublin since the time of James II.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Lord+Mayor+of+Dublin   (323 words)

  
 Mayor of London - Responsibilities
The Mayor's role as the executive of the strategic authority for London is to promote economic development and wealth creation, social development, and the improvement of the environment.
The Mayor sets out plans and policies for London covering transport, planning and development, economic development and regeneration, culture, and a range of environmental issues including biodiversity, ambient noise, waste disposal and air quality.
The boards directly appointed by the Mayor were chosen on merit, but also broadly mirror London in their representation of fl and Asian people, women, and people with disabilities.
www.london.gov.uk /mayor   (610 words)

  
 Lord Mayors of London
The office of the Lord Mayor of London was instituted in 1189.
Each Lord Mayor is elected for a 1 year term and, by custom, does not usually serve more than once although there have been a number of Lord Mayors that have served more than one term.
The Lord Mayor is then sworn in during November in a "silent ceremony", the day before the Lord Mayor's Show.
www.hamersleyfamily.com /lordmayor.htm   (186 words)

  
 Lord Mayor
Since the beginning of his term of office, as a Lord Mayor, he has fought for the idea of the city as a community based on solidarity: under the heading "Municipal Politics in Dialogue" he has advocated political decisions as the result of comprehensive social discourse.
One example for this approach is the concept of "mobile citizens' meetings" introduced by him: the Lord Mayor, accompanied by the heads of city politics and administration cycles to various city districts and discusses problems with local citizens on the spot.
The Lord Mayor agreed with Deutsche Bahn AG and its real estate subsidiaries on a framework agreement which has attracted nation-wide attention, regulating the consensual development of these areas.
www.nuernberg.de /internet/portal_e/buerger/lord_mayor.html   (1044 words)

  
 Lord Mayor of London
The new Lord Mayor of London, Robert Finch, is a distinguished property lawyer and honorary member of RICS.
The first Lord Mayor's Show was held in 1215 when King John's Charter stipulated that the new Lord Mayor must swear an oath of allegiance to the King and literally show himself to the people.
In addition the Lord Mayor is Head of the Corporation of London, which provides local authority services for London’s Square Mile, Chief Magistrate of the City of London, Admiral of the Port of London, and President of the City of London Reserve Forces and Cadets Association.
www.rics.org /AboutRICS/RICSmembers/Lord%20Mayor%20of%20London.html   (341 words)

  
 The Lord Mayor's Show.
This is the parade that accompanies the newly elected Lord Mayor’s entry into the post he will hold for the next year.
The new Lord Mayor is taken to the Royal Courts of Justice in the ceremonial coach.
The procession is so long that the Lord Mayor has yet to leave the Mansion House when the first float has reached the final destination.
barryoneoff.co.uk /html/mayorshow.html   (614 words)

  
 History of Mayoralty
The first Mayor of Birmingham was William Scholefield and one of the most outstanding of Birmingham's Mayors was Joseph Chamberlain, who held the office from 1873-76.
The Lord Mayor, who is chosen at the Annual Meeting of the Council and also acts as Chair of the Council, is Birmingham's first citizen, non political and represents all the people of the City.
Mayors of the former Borough of Sutton Coldfield
www.birmingham.gov.uk /mayors   (245 words)

  
 Councillors - City of Sydney
Clover Moore MP was elected in March 2004 as the first popularly elected female Lord Mayor of Sydney.
 She is a member of the board of the Sydney Community Foundation and is the Lord Mayor’s alternate on the Sydney Festival Board as well as the board of the Biennale of Sydney.
Tony Pooley is the former Mayor of South Sydney, and is keen to continue his interest in local government in the City.
www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au /Council/Councillors.asp   (908 words)

  
 Lord Mayor's Show in London: photos of parade and fireworks
The Lord Mayor's Show is a procession which takes place every year after a new representative for the City of London has been appointed.
The Lord Mayor's coach arrives in Westminster when it crosses Temple Bar - the border between the "City of London" and the "City of Westminster".
The new Lord Mayor goes into the Royal Courts of Justice to swear allegiance to the Queen.
www.ukstudentlife.com /Ideas/Album/LordMayorsShow.htm   (453 words)

  
 Lord Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Lord Mayor, number 402, was built by Hudswell Clarke and Company, of Leeds, as a Contractors' locomotive for Edmund Nuttall, Ship Canal, Salford.
Lord Mayor was used for a number of publicity stills for the 1970 EMI version of The Railway Children, starring Bernard Cribbins, Dinah Sheridan, William Mervyn, Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett and Gary Warren.
Lord Mayor visited the National Railway Museum, York in October 2005 as part of the centenary celebrations for The Railway Children.
www.vintagecarriagestrust.org /Mayor.htm   (439 words)

  
 Lord Mayor of Westminster
The Lord Mayor of Westminster - Councillor Carolyn Keen - has been a member of the City Council for 13 years, formerly for St James's ward and now representing Bryanston and Dorset Square.
During her years with the council, she has taken a special interest in disability issues and has held a number of chairmanships including the scrutiny committee for children's services and more recently the scrutiny committee responsible for health, adult social services and housing.
The Lord Mayor will be accompanied at a number of events during her mayoral year by her Escort, her brother Andrew, who is a past Chairman of the St Marylebone Society.
www.westminster.gov.uk /councilgovernmentanddemocracy/democraticprocessesandevents/mayor   (364 words)

  
 The Lord Mayor of the City of London
As head of the City of London, the Lord Mayor presides over its governing bodies - the Court of Aldermen and the Court of Common Council.
Sheriffs of the City of London and their relation to the Lord Mayor.
History of the office of Lord Mayor of the City of London.
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk /Corporation/business_city/lordmayor   (292 words)

  
 New Lord Mayor has deep ties with Lloyd’s
Former Lloyd’s broker David Brewer became the new Lord Mayor of London this weekend, and was introduced to thousands of Londoners at the annual Lord Mayor’s Show.
Lloyd’s current chairman, Lord Levene, was Lord Mayor of London from 1998 – 1999.
Mr Brewer was officially elected as Lord Mayor on Friday at the Silent Ceremony in London’s Guildhall.
www.lloyds.com /News_Centre/Features_from_Lloyds/New_Lord_Mayor.htm   (256 words)

  
 Lord Mayor of London to lead trade team -DAWN - Business; February 03, 2007
The Lord Mayor’s programme includes special sessions on financial services sector (eg capital markets and links with London), business training and standard-setting for financial services education - and special session on law and business.
Lord Mayor Stuttard said: "London is a global gateway for all those who want to develop stronger links to international finance, markets and skills.
Lord Mayor Stuttard has launched the "City of London - City of Learning" campaign, backed by the British Council and UKTI, to link global centres with high-level professional institutions and universities/business schools in the United Kingdom.
www.dawn.com /2007/02/03/ebr4.htm   (454 words)

  
 Leeds City Council - Lord Mayor of Leeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Lord Mayor’s full and proper title is "The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of the City of Leeds" but it is correct and quite usual to use the short title "The Lord Mayor of Leeds".
The Deputy Lord Mayor should be addressed as “My Deputy Lord Mayor” and should be referred to as “The Deputy Lord Mayor”.
The Deputy Lord Mayor is normally accompanied by an Officer from the Lord Mayor’s Office from whom advice on matters of protocol may be sought.
www.leeds.gov.uk /Council_and_democracy/Councillors_democracy_and_elections/Mayor__general_information/page.aspx   (643 words)

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