Easing of National Lockdown restrictions | Visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) section for information and support for residents and businesses. View Dover Districts latest Covid figures here.

Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

All data sourced from coronavirus.data.gov.uk. Please see website for more information about the data and how it is calculated.



chairmans arms

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 of the Council, Councillor Michael Conolly, has received a letter from the new Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Lady Colgrain, thanking all those in the district who are working to support the community though the coronavirus outbreak.  The Lord Lieutenant is HM The Queen’s representative in the county.

Letter from Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Lady Colgrain

Role of the Chairman

The Chairman has a range of responsibilities

Chairman of the Council

The current Chairman is Councillor Michael Conolly


The current Vice-Chairman is Councillor David Hannent

Invite the Chairman

Use our online form to invite the Chairman to your event

Past Postholders

A list of the past Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the Council

Contact The Civic Office

Email: chairmanoffice@dover.gov.uk