Manchester City Council

Decision details

Decision details

Election of the Lord Mayor of Manchester

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Lord Mayor invited nominations for the office of Lord Mayor for the forthcoming municipal year.


CouncillorAbid Latif Chohan was nominated by Councillor Leese and seconded by Councillor Lanchbury and the Council voted by acclamation.


The Lord Mayor declared that Councillor Abid Latif Chohan was elected Lord Mayor of Manchester for the forthcoming municipal year.


Councillor Chohan then read out the Declaration of Acceptance of Office. The Council adjourned briefly while the new Lord Mayor was robed.


When the meeting resumed, the Lord Mayor Councillor Abid Latif Chohan took the Oath of Allegiance and was invested with the badge of office.

Publication date: 01/07/2019

Date of decision: 15/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 15/05/2019 - Council