The Mayor of Harrow

Mayor role and responsibilities

The Mayor chairs the council meetings and carries out some 500-600 engagements during the year, ranging from major civic functions to small personal celebrations, such as 100th birthdays.

The Mayor is always happy to welcome groups to the Civic Centre by appointment, where a guided tour can be given together with a talk on the history of the borough and the civic insignia.

Special Appeal

The Mayor’s Special Appeals are Harrow Mencap and Harrow Association of Disabled People (HAD).

Harrow Mencap

Providing opportunity: Promoting change

Harrow Mencap has worked tirelessly in the community for over 70 years ensuring Harrow is a better, more inclusive place to live for those with learning disabilities and their families. They work with individuals, families, communities, the local authority, politicians and the NHS, private and voluntary sectors.

Harrow Association for Disabled People (HAD)

Promoting and achieving inclusion & equality for all disabled people in all areas of life

HAD empowers and enables disabled people with freedom of choice, access rights to live independently and gain equality. HAD advises individuals, campaigns on important issues, and influences wider society to remove all physical and attitudinal barriers that cause exclusion and disadvantage for disabled people.

All Donations very welcome. 

"Thank you for your generosity!" 
Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Ghazanfar Ali

BACS to:
Bank Account Name: London Borough of Harrow Mayor of Harrow Special Appeal
Bank Account Number:  85692271    
Bank Sort Code: 60-10-10
Reference: (your name)

Cheque payable to:
Mayor’s Special Appeal 2020/21 & post
c/o Mayor’s Parlour
Harrow Civic Centre
Station Road

Forms of address

The correct title of the Mayor is ‘The Worshipful The Mayor of the London Borough of Harrow’.

The correct forms of verbal address are

  • The Mayor (male): Mr Mayor
  • The Mayor (female): Mr Mayor is the correct form of address. However, female mayors may elect to be addressed as Madam Mayor.
  • The Mayoress: Madam Mayoress, or Mayoress.  It is incorrect to refer to the Mayoress as The Lady Mayoress.
  • The Consort: Mr (followed by name)
  • The Deputy Mayor: Mr Deputy Mayor
  • The Deputy Mayoress: Madam Deputy Mayoress, or Deputy Mayoress.