Councillor Rob Bird was re-elected as the leader of Tewkesbury Borough Council at a meeting of full council on Tuesday, 17 May.

Councillor Bird, who represents Cleeve West ward, joined Tewkesbury Borough Council in 2011 and has served as council leader since 2018.

Councillor Jim Mason was then elected as deputy leader. Councillor Mason has represented the Winchcombe ward since 1999 and has been the borough council’s lead member for clean and green environment for many years.

Councillor Bird said: “’I am grateful to council members for their continued trust in me to lead the council. With their help, I am confident we can build on our achievements and deliver our ambitious plans for making Tewkesbury Borough a welcoming and prosperous place for residents and businesses alike.”

Councillor Mason said: “I’m honoured to have been re-elected deputy leader, and am grateful to council members for their confidence in me. I shall continue to work hard in the role, serving those who live and work in the borough.”

Councillor Rob Bird


Councillor Jim Mason