Portsmouth gets a new Lord Mayor

The new Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Lynne Stagg is congratulated by out-going Lord Mayor Frank Jonas.
The new Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Lynne Stagg is congratulated by out-going Lord Mayor Frank Jonas.
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Portsmouth’s new Lord Mayor was officially installed today.

Residents including many schoolchildren packed the Guildhall for the mayor making ceremony which saw Cllr Lynne Stagg take over the chains of office from Cllr Frank Jonas.

Cllr Jonas told guests: ‘Thank you for giving me the chance to be the Lord Mayor of this great

city. I wish the new mayor a great year.’

Cllr Stagg said: ’It’s brilliant to be the Lord Mayor of a city with a bright future.’