Melton Borough Council

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The Mayor Councillor Tejpal Bains & Mayoress Mrs Rajbinder Bains (mother)

Tejpal the new mayor
Our new Mayor and Mayoress

Councillor Tejpal Bains was elected as Mayor on 16 May 2017. He has represented the Sysonby Ward since May 2015 and has served as Vice Chairman on the Community and Social Affairs Committee.

Tejpal moved to the Borough with his family when he was 4 years and could often be seen in Welby Lane Post Office serving the local community with his mother and father. Tejpal left the Borough for a period of 5 years to embark on further education and has degrees in both Politics and Law.

Professionally, Tejpal is a qualified Solicitor working at a local practice by the name of Latham & Co. Tejpal joined Latham & Co as a newly qualified solicitor in November 2014 and was recently made a Partner in August 2016. Tejpal deals with primarily Residential Conveyancing but also deals with Commercial Conveyancing from time to time.

Councillor Bains believes he can bring some youth, energy and unbridled enthusiasm to the civic role. Councillor Bains has also stated that he is honoured to be the youngest and first Asian Mayor of Melton Borough Council.

Councillor Bains's personal interests include Local Government and he is an avid Newcastle United supporter. Tejpal also likes to socialise with his close family and friends and can often be seen enjoying the delights Melton Mowbray has to offer.

Councillor Bains will be supported by his mother Rajbinder Bains as Mayoress.

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Protocol states that you should always address invitations to the Mayor in the first instance.

  • Due to high demand it may not be possible to attend every event to which the Mayor or Deputy Mayor is invited
  • Invitations are usually accepted on a first come first served basis, but there are occasionally exceptions to this
  • To avoid disappointment, the more advance notice you give the better

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