The Worshipful The Civic Mayor of Tameside 2016-17
Councillor Philip Fitzpatrick
Councillor Philip Fitzpatrick was elected to Tameside Council to represent Hyde Newton Ward in February 2009.
Councillor Fitzpatrick has a son (Joseph), daughter (Danielle) and granddaughter (Ella Rose).
Councillor Fitzpatrick was born in Dublin but has lived in Tameside for almost 60 years.
Councillor Fitzpatrick is a Member of Speaker’s Panel (Planning) and the Integrated Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel.
Councillor Fitzpatrick is a Member of the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) where he is also a Member of the Leadership Team and Deputy Chair of the Audit and Standards Committee.
Councillor Fitzpatrick is Chair of the Grafton Centre Development Trust and a Member of the Hyde War Memorial Trust.
Councillor Fitzpatrick is Chair of Governors at Oakfield Primary School in Hyde.
Councillor Fitzpatrick was Deputy Mayor of Tameside in 2015/16.
Councillor Fitzpatrick is proudly following in the footsteps of his late father, Honorary Alderman Joseph Fitzpatrick, who was Mayor of Tameside in 1987/88.
Councillor Fitzpatrick looks forward to working with people of all ages during his year in office but is especially looking forward to visiting as many schools as possible and meeting young people from across the Borough.
Councillor Janet Cooper and her partner Mr Dennis Fitzpatrick will undertake the duties of Deputy Mayor of Tameside and Consort.
The Mayor welcomes invitations to attend events held by local organisations. Due to demand it may not be possible to attend every event to which the Mayor is invited. Please use the details at the bottom of this webpage to contact us if you wish to invite the Mayor to your event.