We have a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority
Lord Mayor, Chairmen of Policy and Resources, Finance Committee and Chief Commoner: who they are and how they work
Elected annually, the Lord Mayor is Head of the City of London and ambassador for all UK-based financial and professional services
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