Elected Mayor

The Elected Mayor is Ros Jones

Mayor Ros Jones

Ros Jones was first elected as Mayor of Doncaster on Friday 3 May 2013 and was re-elected for a second term on Friday 5 May 2017.

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 constituents on a four-year term of office
  • has executive powers and is responsible for the effective implementation of council policy and delivering services
  • has eight cabinet members to advise and support her - each cabinet member has a specific portfolio responsibility

Mayoral priorities

Mayor Jones has set out a number of key priorities for her current term of office:

  • More high-skilled, high-paid jobs, improving schools and making Doncaster a university borough
  • £2 in every £3 spent by the Council to go to Doncaster companies
  • Regeneration programmes for towns across the borough
  • More council houses and affordable private housing for Doncaster people, including new Extra Care apartments and bungalows for older people
  • Clamp down on anti-social behaviour
  • Back our veterans with jobs, housing and guaranteed school places

You can find out more news and updates about the Mayor's priorities on her personal website at https://rosjones.wordpress.com/ or follow her on Facebook Mayor Ros and Twitter @MayorRos.

Elected Mayor and Cabinet

For more information visit:


  • email: themayor@doncaster.gov.uk
  • tel: 01302 862224
  • address: Doncaster Council, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU 
Last updated: 12 March 2021 09:54:07