Elected representatives

Hackney has 21 wards, 15 wards represented by three councillors and six wards represented by two councillors. Council elections take place every four years.

Hackney has a directly elected Mayor. The Mayor selects some of the councillors to be part of his cabinet. Together, they decide what policies should be put before full council for a vote.


Political composition – Labour controlled

  • Lab 50 seats + 1 directly elected mayor
  • Con 5 seats
  • Green 2 seats

Your councillors

Find out who represents you and how to contact them. You can also find details of ward surgeries, ward forums and committees.

Code of conduct

Meetings, agendas and minutes


MPs and GLA

Visit MPs and GLA for information and contact details for your local Member of Parliament (MP) and Greater London Authority Member (GLA).

Please note that although we have the contact details for these representatives, the Council does not undertake any work on behalf of local MPs or GLA members.

Page updated on: 19 August 2022

Governance Services


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Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA