Sutton Coldfield elects a new mayor

A Sutton Coldfield family man has been elected as the town’s new mayor. Councillor Tony Briggs, who represents the Reddicap ward, has lived in the Royal Town with his wife Pamela for 25 years. Together they have two sons, Jonathan and David, who both studied in Sutton Coldfield.  

New town mayor Tony Briggs

The new mayor, a Tory councillor, was first elected to the council in 2019 and has served on the planning and highways committee, allotment sub-committee as well as the council’s Active Travel working group.  

While the role is non-political, the Mayor presides over meetings of the council and attends events across the town . He also represents Sutton Coldfield at functions outside of the town involving local residents and organisations.  

Councillor Briggs said “I am delighted and honoured to serve as mayor for our wonderful community in Sutton Coldfield. As mayor, I plan to celebrate everything that is great about this town and look forward to working with as many different groups as possible to do this.” 

Tony serves as a school governor for Four Oaks Primary school and in his spare time he enjoys a wide range of sport, in particular local and national rugby.

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