Posted: Thu 16th Jun 2016

Her Worship The Mayor, Councillor Margaret Davies 2016 – 2017 /
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 16th, 2016

Councillor Margaret Davies was inaugurated to the office of Mayor of the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil on 18th May 2016. She has represented the Cyfarthfa Electoral Division since November 2012 following a by-election. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Margaret has been a School Governor at four different establishments in the County Borough – She was Chair of Governors at Trefechan Nursery for four years, a Governor at Ysgol y Graig Primary School in Cefn Coed for 10 years, a Governor at Cyfarthfa High School for four years and a Governor at Coed-y-Dderwen School on Gellideg for eight years and is currently the Deputy Chair of Governors. She is appointed to the Schools Scrutiny Committee and also represents the Council as a trustee with the Citizens Advice Bureau. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As First Citizen of the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Councillor Davies’s duties include chairing full meetings of the Council and representing the Council at formal and ceremonial occasions within the County Borough, regionally, nationally and internationally. She will welcome visitors to the County Borough and attend and support events organised by local people and organisations. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

During her year of office, the Mayor will be busy raising funds for her chosen local charity, which is Prince Charles Hospital. All funds raised will go towards purchasing essential equipment for the hospital. All monies raised will be used solely for the benefit of our community. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Deputy Mayor is Councillor Sian Slater. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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