Cllr Joe Plant was today formally elected as Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough for the 2018 to 2019 mayoral year at the annual Full Council meeting of Scarborough Borough Council. He took over from Cllr Martin Smith who has been the Mayor for the last twelve months.
At the same meeting, Cllr Dilys Cluer was elected Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough.
The Mayor was born in Whitby and lives in the town with his wife Margaret, who will be his Mayoress for the year. They have a son and daughter and two grandchildren.