We have a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority
Elected annually, the Lord Mayor is Head of the City of London and ambassador for all UK-based financial and professional services
Lord Mayor, Chairmen of Policy and Resources, Finance Committee and Chief Commoner: who they are and how they work
The Square Mile's elected councillors are known as Aldermen and Common Councilmen.
The City Corporation acts as a "local policing body" whose job is to secure an efficient and effective police service in Square Mile.
Learn about how the City of London is structured and organised