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 18 February




Monday 18 February

Visit to Portsmouth Crown Court


Training Vision students' Welcome meeting

Winston Churchill Avenue


Council Chamber

Tuesday 19 February

Call by Sue James, Fairtrade Group

Lord Mayor's Parlour

Wednesday 20 February

Deputy Lady Mayoress - Volunteer fair (open to the public)


Society of Maritime Inustries Conference


SS Mendi Lecture (open to the public)


Central Library


Lord Mayor's Banqueting Room


University of Portsmouth Venue

Thursday 21 February

SS Mendi Wreath Laying and Service (open to the public)



SS Mendi Commemorative Plaque Unveiling (open to the public)



SS Mendi Lunch


The Deputy Lord Mayoress will also be attending the SS Mendi events


Healthy Living Scheme appointment


RAF Cadets Fish and Chips

Milton Cemetery / St Thomas Cathedral (tbc)


The Point, Old Portsmouth (in front of Spice Island Pub)


Lord Mayor's Parlour





John Pounds Centre


Lord Mayor's Parlour

Friday 22 February

Adult Leaders Course Presentation Ceremony


Portsmouth Property Association annual dinner

John Pounds Centre


The Maritime Club, Queen Street

Saturday 23 February

Deputy - Portsmouth Short Story Competition Awards Evening (open to the public)


Portsmouth & Southsea Round Table 91st Annual Dinner



Southsea Library



Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club,
17 Pembroke Road, PO1 2NT

Sunday 24 February

No engagements


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