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Meet the Mayor of Hillingdon

Councillor David Yarrow has been elected Mayor of Hillingdon 2019 to 2020 and Mary O'Connor MBE is the Mayoress.

Mayor of Hillingdon 2019

The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Teji Barnes and the Deputy Mayoress is Roma Bell, while the Deputy Mayor's Escort is Cameron Bell.

Councillor Yarrow had a grammar school education in Bradford, West Yorkshire. He qualified as a metallurgist from Bradford Technical College in 1965. Following this, he started work as a research metallurgist in the high alloy steel industry and held a varied portfolio of positions within light engineering companies, both the UK and USA.

Councillor Yarrow was primarily involved with quality control, but worked as both a sales manager and a works manager in his later years. He retired in December 2008 to be able to continue with his local government service. He was elected to the council in May 1990, and was Deputy Leader between 1998 and 2002.  He is a member of the central and south planning committee, major planning committee and the HS2 planning sub-committee.

In addition, Councillor Yarrow was previously chairman of the executive scrutiny committee, education youth and leisure committee, social services committee and contract review committee. His other interests include photography, travel, music, electronics and computing.

Please note: To help keep our residents safe and in line with government advice on the coronavirus, the Mayor will not be attending any more events during his mayoral year.

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