The Lord Mayor of Leeds and the Lady Mayoress 2013 - 2014
Councillor Tom Murray is delighted to serve as Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2013 - 2014 and his wife Edna is very pleased to join him as the Lady Mayoress.
Tom has been a Councillor for Garforth and Swillington Ward since 1992 and has held various positions on the Council Executive. He has played a part in numerous community groups and been a Governor and Trustee in local schools over the years. He was the last Chair of Education and the first Executive Member for Lifelong Learning under a Cabinet administration. He has been President of the European Second Chance movement and the Chair of Thomas Danby College and was also involved in the setting up of the new Leeds City College.
Tom met his wife Edna when they were teenagers and she joined him in Leeds when he was a student. They have been married for 42 years and have two children and six grandchildren. Edna studied at Leeds University and York University as a mature student and has worked for Leeds City Council Social Care in safeguarding children for over 25 years.
Inviting the Lord Mayor to an event
If you wish to invite the Lord Mayor to an event please send your invitation via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can send a letter or fax to:
The Lord Mayor's Office, 1st Floor West, Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR. Fax: 0113 247 4772.
If you wish to check the availability of the Lord Mayor before sending an invitation, please phone the office on 0113 247 4194.
You can follow me on Twitter @LordMayorLeeds
Lord Mayor's Charity Appeal
The Lord Mayor's Chosen Charity for 2013 - 2014 is a project called 'LOFFTY' - 'Leeds Offers Fun For The Young'.
The proposal is to raise funds in order to provide additional fun activities for kids in the City during and after school, at weekends and throughout the school holidays. The charity 'Cash for Kids' will manage the LOFFTY project, they are the official charity of Radio Aire and Magic 828 and have provided support for thousands of the neediest children in Leeds. Further information and details of our fundraising events and activities will be available soon. Please keep checking our Website and Twitter pages for updates!