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Meet London’s senior mayor (no, it’s not Sadiq)

Also in our Barometer column: the British cities that tip most, circus animals, and other remarkable things about Leicester

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

London’s other mayor

How many people could name the capital’s other mayor, the Lord Mayor of London? The office, officially renamed the Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2006 to avoid confusion with the Mayor of Greater London, was instituted in 1189 and has been an elected office since 1215 — albeit only by the votes of representatives of livery companies.

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