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The Worshipful The Civic Mayor of Tameside 2019-20

Councillor Leigh Drennan



Leigh DrennanCouncillor Drennan was first elected to Tameside Council in 2012 when he was the authority’s youngest member. He lives in Droylsden with his partner Cory and Blu the dog.
Councillor Drennan, whose family comes from Droylsden and Clayton, represents Ashton’s Hurst ward.
Councillor Drennan was born in 1992 in St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester. He was educated at St Willibrord’s Primary School, Clayton, and St Damian’s RC Science College, Ashton, before moving on to Xaverian College, Manchester. He then attended Manchester Metropolitan University where he studied politics.
Councillor Drennan was Deputy Mayor of Tameside in 2018-2019.
Councillor Drennan is chair of the Speakers Panel (Licensing) and a member of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund management/advisory panel, Tameside North Strategic Neighbourhood Forum, and the Speakers Panel (Liquor Licensing). Cllr Drennan was the founding chair of Hartshead Estate Homewatch in his ward.
Councillor Drennan hopes to work with as many community groups and schools as possible. He supports the homeless project at Ashton’s Station pub (Warrington Street) and has close links with the borough’s Indian and Asian communities, regularly taking part in their cultural events. He is also a keen student of history and international affairs.
Councillor Drennan likes to travel and among the many countries he has visited are Thailand, China, Vietnam and most of Eastern Europe.
Councillor Drennan will be supported during his year in office by his Mayoral Consort, Mr Cory James, and by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Claire Reid, and her husband, Mr Paul Reid, as Consort..

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The Civic Mayor's Secretary
Dukinfield Town Hall
King Street
SK16 4LA
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 3087