Hackney

  • Council Control: Lab Mayor
  • Conservatives 6
  • Labour 46
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 2
  • Other 3
  • Vacant 1

Hackney Independent Socialist group 3. East London borough, including Shoreditch media industries and an orthodox Jewish enclave in Stamford Hill. Jules Pipe put the council back in order after a catastrophic split in 1996, as leader and then Mayor. Since 2023 the Mayor has been Caroline Woodley.

Hoxton West has a byelection on 27 June (held by Labour). Claudia Turbot-Delof, Penny Wrout (both Victoria) and Fliss Premru (Clissold) moved from Labour to Hackney Independent Socialist Group in May 2024. Labour held seats in De Beauvoir, and in Hoxton East and Shoreditch, at byelections on 2 May. The Conservatives gained Cazenove from Labour at a byelection on 18 January.

Next local elections
2026

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
London

Address
Mare Street, London E8 1EA

Phone
020 8356 5000

Website
http://www.hackney.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1877.37