The Elected Mayor of Doncaster is Ros Jones CBE

Mayor Ros Jones

Ros Jones was first elected as Mayor in May 2013 and was re-elected in 2017 and 2021, and is now serving her third term.

The role of Elected Mayor

Doncaster Council is led by an Elected Mayor and Cabinet.

The Mayor

  • is the council's political leader and is elected by Doncaster constituents to serve a four-year term of office.
  • has executive powers and is responsible for the effective implementation of council policy and delivering services.
  • has nine cabinet members to advise, support and lead on their own specific portfolio.

Mayoral priorities

A Greener Doncaster

Our Million Tree Challenge will see over a million trees planted across Doncaster and create Green hearts in every town.

We will continue to modernise the council fleet, purchase more electric vehicles and phase out existing models, our ambition is to have a zero emissions fleet.  Creating 15 Future Parks to enhance the active use of existing green spaces across the borough and £100 million on new warmer council houses.

Restart and Recovery - A Stronger Doncaster

Support local high streets, local firms and local people.  Better jobs by improving skills.

To protect jobs and create new job opportunities and improve wages across Doncaster.  To create masterplans for our principal towns, to revitalise our town centres and high streets, with a mix of residential, cultural, leisure, retail, modern office spaces and premises for small and medium enterprise to support our high streets.

Get Doncaster Moving

Improving the condition of our highways and footpaths, upgrading our Railway Stations, creating dedicated cycle ways, providing more electric vehicle charging points and encouraging the use of public transport.

A Safer Doncaster

Rapid response anti-fly-tipping teams, enhanced CCTV and enforcement.  Dedicated staff to work with South Yorkshire Police teams, including supporting the seizure of quad/off-road bikes used illegally.

Support local police teams to crack down on drugs and anti-social behaviour.

No-one left behind - A Healthier and Happier Doncaster

The Coronavirus pandemic has shown that if we are not healthy, we are more vulnerable to this virus.

Encouraging Doncaster people to live healthier lives and to improve their health is vital.

Protecting older citizens, backing our veterans, improving the education of our young people and supporting lifelong learning.


You can find out more news and updates from Mayor Ros via her personal website at or follow her on Facebook Mayor Ros and Twitter @MayorRos.

Elected Mayor and Cabinet

For more information visit:


  • email:
  • tel: 01302 862225
  • address: City of Doncaster Council, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU 
Last updated: 20 May 2024 14:21:31