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Chairman of the Council

The main role of the Chairman is to act as a non-political, civic and ceremonial head of the District of Wychavon.

The role of the Chairman also includes:

  • Chairing meetings of the Council
  • Acting as official host to visitors of the District
  • To represent the District at civic and ceremonial events
  • To promote public involvement in the Council's activities

The Chairman for 2023/24 is Councillor Robert Raphael Read the profile for Councillor R Raphael and Vice-Chairman is Councillor George Duffy Read the profile for Councillor G Duffy

  • Contact: Support Services, Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, WR10 1PT
  • Telephone: 01386 565490
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Past Chairmen of Wychavon District Council



1974/76 Lt Col R G Burlingham T.D, J.P
1976/78 R.J.Beckley
1978/80 W B Ashton
1980/82 R J Chandler
1982/84 D Brooks
1984/86 Mrs J M Jones
1986/87 E A Townsend
1987/88 D S Lawley
1988/89 Mrs C J Brackston
1989/90 R G Cartwright
1990/91 Mrs E C Hope
1991/92 G E Moone
1992/93 G J Barnett
1993/94 P Coley
1994/95 M Mathews
1995/96 V M Issacs B.E.M
1996/97 R Mason
1997/98 S J Selby
1998/99 J D Payne
1999/00 Mrs E C Hope
2000/01 D W Folkes
2001/02 A Hotham TD
2002/03 J H Smith
2003/04 M C J Barratt J.P
2004/05 D S Noyes
2005/06 Mrs P E Davey
2006/07 Mrs J C Dowty
2007/08 D S Lawley
2008/09 Mrs J E Sandalls
2009/10 A L Dyke
2010/11 Mrs L Robinson
2011/12 A P Miller
2012/13 R J Morris
2013/14 G O'Donnell
2014/15 Mrs L R Duffy
2015/16 Mrs V A Wood
2016/17 Mrs F S Smith
2017/18 Mrs E A Eyre
2018/19 T Rowley
2019/20 Mrs F S Smith
2020/21 R. Raphael
2021/22 R. Raphael
2022/23 A. Sinton