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 2016 the Mayor has been Philip Glanville.
At byelections on 6 May, Labour held Hoxton East and Shoreditch, King's Park, and Woodberry Down; the Conservatives held Stamford Hill West.
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