The Mayor is known as the First Citizen of Medway, and has ceremonial titles of Constable of the Castle and Admiral of the River. The Mayor chairs meetings of Full Council. A large part of their time is spent promoting the image and importance of Medway in a regional and national context, and promoting Medway Council objectives.

For May 2021 to May 2022 the Mayor of Medway is Councillor Jan Aldous and her husband, Mr Tony Aldous, will act as Consort.

Councillor Aldous officially took up duties on 5 May 2021, when she was elected at the Annual Council Meeting.

Read about the Mayor’s chosen charities