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 17 September




Monday 17 September

Overlord Embroidery Liaison Committee


Portsmouth Grammar School Prizegiving

D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade, PO5 3NT


St Thomas' Cathedral

Tuesday 18 September

PMS Restorative City Film - Filming


Healthy Living


Call by Italian Students


16th Royal Artillery Sounding Retreat & Cocktail Party

Lord Mayor's Parlour


John Pounds


Lord Mayor's Suite


Officers' Mess, Thorney Island, PO10 8DR

Wednesday 19 September

East Hants Civic Day

EHDC Offices, Penns Place, GU31 4EX and various

Thursday 20 September

Portsmouth Law School 10th Anniversary Criminal Mock Trial

Courtroom Complex, Anglesea Building, Anglesea Road 

Friday 21 September

Hampshire & Isle of Wight LGA


Visit by Chinese Delegation


Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War Project Showcase Event

Council Chamber and Lady Mayoress' Parlour


Lord Mayor's Parlour




Saturday 22 September

Deputy - Portsmouth FC Home Game

Fratton Park

Sunday 23 September

Chinese National Day Celebration (Open to the public: 2.30pm-6pm)

Kam's Palace Restaurant, Park Gate

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