The Chairman of Dover District Council is the First Citizen in the District of Dover, Deal and Sandwich and takes precedence over all others including the Town Mayors, but excluding royalty and Her Majesty’s deputy, the Lord Lieutenant of Kent.
The Chairman is elected annually by fellow Councillors.
The Chairman has a range of responsibilities
The current Chairman is Councillor Michael Conolly
The current Vice-Chairman is Councillor David Hannent
Use our online form to invite the Chairman to your event
A list of the past Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the Council
Updates from the Chairman on activities at DDC