March 2020, Year XII, n. 3
The Cerimonial Mayor
Telos: In the UK the term Mayor is used for different positions. What difference is there, as an example between the Mayor of London, and the Mayor of Brighton & Hove as you are?
Alexandra Phillips: As you know, the Mayor is the first citizen of Brighton & Hove and undertakes an important, although merely ceremonial, role in and outside the city. This role is different from some Mayors and Lord Mayors such as the elected Mayor of London. The Mayor of Brighton & Hove is not directly elected by the people and therefore holds no executive power ...more
For those of us who love English TV films, the figure of the town Mayor, wearing all the traditional regalia, is nothing new. And the photo of Mayor Alexandra Phillips, which you will find published in this issue of PRIMOPIANOSCALAc, indeed portrays her in this guise ...more