Mayor of Hackney
Hackney’s executive Mayor Philip Glanville was directly elected by the borough in 2018. He is the political leader of the Council, overseeing the budget and all Council services.
Civic and ceremonial duties
- civic and ceremonial duties are undertaken by the Speaker of Hackney
- the current Speaker is Cllr Michael Desmond
Councillors by ward
Councillors are elected by residents and serve for 4 years. The last borough-wide elections took place in
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, but 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.
Find your councillor
Update on surgeries
Physical surgeries have been replaced by virtual surgeries due to coronavirus but some wards are starting to offer face-to-face surgeries again.
For more information
- email your local councillor using the format ‘email@example.com’
- tel 020 8356 3373 to arrange a phone or video call, or book a face-to-face surgery appointment if it is available
Contact Cllr Anthony McMahon: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Ben Hayhurst: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Vincent Stops: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Michael Desmond: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Anna-Joy Rickard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Christopher Kennedy: email@example.com. Councillor surgery first Sunday of each month, 12 noon, Trowbridge Senior Citizens’ Club, 15 Lavington Close, London E9 5HF. Tel 0208 356 3373.
Contact Cllr Jess Webb: firstname.lastname@example.org. Councillor surgery
first Sunday of each month, 12 noon, Trowbridge Senior Citizens’ Club, 15 Lavington Close, London E9 5HF. Tel 0208 356 3373.
Contact Cllr Humaira Garasia: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Robert Chapman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Guy Nicholson: email@example.com
Hoxton East and Shoreditch
Contact Cllr Kam Adams: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Stephen Race: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Anya Sizer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Clayeon McKenzie: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Carole Williams: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Sharon Patrick: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Rebecca Rennison: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Margaret Gordon: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Ian Rathbone: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07890 654 068
Contact Cllr Anntoinette Bramble: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Simche Steinberger: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Michael Levy: email@example.com
Stamford Hill West
Contact Cllr Susan Fajana-Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Mete Coban: email@example.com
Contact Cllr Katie Hanson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Cllr Clare Joseph: email@example.com