Councillor Lee Mason was elected Lord Mayor of Portsmouth on 15 May 2018, for a one year term of office.

Below you can read a short biography of the Lord Mayor, or download a list of The Lord Mayor's engagements for the next week. 

  • For more information email
  • phone 023 9283 4706
  • or write to: The Lord Mayor's Office, Portsmouth Guildhall, 2nd Floor, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AJ.

Councillor Lee Mason was born in Portsmouth. He has been a councillor since 2000.

Councillor Mason represents the Cosham constituency as a ward councillor. His terms of office are as follows:

  • 04/05/2000 - 02/05/2002
  • 01/05/2003 - 03/05/2007
  • 03/05/2007 - 05/05/2011
  • 05/05/2011 - 07/05/2015
  • 07/05/2015 - 02/05/2019

Past achievements as a councillor have included such things as:

  • In 2015, along with Councillor Hockaday and Councillor Harris, he was instrumental in helping to get a new heating system for Cosham Community Centre, which had struggled by on a really old, inefficient and unsafe system of standalone gas fires.
  • Another achievement was to get free public WiFi installed there as part of the My City WiFi scheme.

 Lord Mayor's engagements week commencing 13 August




Monday 13 August

Deputy - Long Swim


Licensing of the Reverend Russell Lawson SSC

Wightlink Terminal


Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road, Southsea

Tuesday 14 August

Japanese Delegations Museum Tour


Japanese Delegation Dinner

Mary Rose Museum


The Still & West, Old Portsmouth

Wednesday 15 August

Japanese Delegation Lunch


Hartford Court Family Day


Japanese Delegation Dinner

Lord Mayor's Suite


Hartford Court, Catherington Place


Southsea Castle

Thursday 16 August

Japanese Delegation Leaving


Lord Mayor's Coffee Morning (Open to public: 10am-12noon)

Queen's Hotel, Southsea


Banqueting Room

Friday 17 August

IHEEM 75th Drinks Reception

HMS Warrior

Saturday 18 August

Cystic Fibrosis Kids Summer Ball

Old Thorns Golf & Country Club, Longmoor Road, Griggs Green, Liphook

Sunday 19 August

Clocktower Classics Vintage Car Show and Reception (Open to public: 10am-4pm)

The Guildhall

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