Your councillors

Mayor of Hackney

The directly-elected Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville has resigned his post, his last day of office was 22 September 2023. Statutory Deputy Mayor of Hackney, Cllr Anntoinette Bramble has assumed temporary leadership, as set out in the Council’s Constitution, until a Mayoral by-election has taken place.

Civic and ceremonial duties

  • civic and ceremonial duties are undertaken by the Speaker of Hackney
  • the current Speaker is Cllr Anya Sizer

Councillors by ward

Councillors are elected by residents and serve for 4 years. The last borough-wide elections took place in
May 2022.

Councillors have a range of responsibilities, including helping to oversee Council services. Residents can contact their local representative and ask them to take up issues of concern.

Generally they can help with Council related matters. If the issue is the responsibility of another person or organisation, councillors can often point people in the right direction and tell residents who they need to see.

Hackney has 57 councillors representing areas called wards.

Number of councillors for each Party:

  • Labour Party – 50
  • Green Party – 2
  • Conservative Party – 5

Find your councillor

Search for your councillor by postcode.

Update on surgeries

Ward surgery information are found under your local Councillors profile.

For more information, email your local councillor using the format ‘’

Call 020 8356 3373 to arrange a phone call.





De Beauvoir

Hackney Central

Hackney Downs

Hackney Wick



Hoxton East and Shoreditch

Hoxton West

King's Park

Lea Bridge

London Fields



Stamford Hill West

Stoke Newington


Woodberry Down

Page updated on: 28 September 2023