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 12 November




Monday 12 November

Call by Korean Ship


Pre-Council Briefing Meeting


Healthy Living Scheme Appointment


Reception on-board ROKS Chungmugong YiSunShin


DeputyZhuhai Delegation Dinner


Zhuhai Delegation Dinner

Lord Mayor's Parlour


Lord Mayor's Parlour


John Pounds Centre


HM Naval Base, Portsmouth


Noble House, Osborne Road


Noble House, Osborne Road

Tuesday 13 November

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


Full Council Meeting

Banqueting Room



Council Chamber

Wednesday 14 November

Call by Zhuhai Delegation


Deputy - Co-operative Funeralcare Open Evening

Lord Mayor's Parlour


Albert Road, Southsea

Thursday 15 November

Call by Portsmouth & Southsea Lifeguards (Portsea Rescue) SSRO


Photo Shoot - Dan Bernard


Wellbeing Service Meeting


UoP Big Networking Night



Southsea Christmas Lights Switch On (open to the public)

Lord Mayor's Parlour



Lord Mayor's Parlour


Lord Mayor's Parlour


Future Technology Centre, Portland Building


Palmerston Road

Friday 16 November

Down Syndrome Association Black Tie Dinner


Deputy - A Christmas Carol (open to the public

HMS Warrior


Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street

Saturday 17 November

Solent Sea Rescue Association (SSRO)


City Life Church Event


Deputy - Portsmouth Irish Society Annual Dinner Dance

TBC Prov: Gosport


Banqueting Room


77 Elm Grove, Southsea

Sunday 18 November

No engagements


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