Cllr Richard Austin, mayor of Boston

Cllr Richard Austin, mayor of Boston, with his deputy, former mayor Cllr Alison Austin

mayor and deputy mayor, Cllr Richard and alison Austin

Photo by Cllr James Knowles

Cllr Richard and Alison Austin, mayor and deputy mayor of Boston

On May 21, 2015,  Cllr Richard Austin took office of mayor of Boston, from  his predecessor, Cllr Alison Austin. It really was a role reversal, as Cllr Richard Austin had been her consort. His deputy mayor will be Cllr Colin Brotherton, with Kate Wainwright being deputy mayoress