Joanne McCartney

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Joanne McCartney

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Deputy Mayor of London
Assumed office
9 May 2016
MayorSadiq Khan
Preceded byRoger Evans
Member of the London Assembly
for Enfield and Haringey
Assumed office
10 June 2004
Preceded byNicky Gavron
Majority36,741
Personal details
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour Co-operative

Joanne McCartney is a British Labour Co-operative Party politician and barrister. McCartney currently serves as the Deputy Mayor of London. Since 2004 she has also served as a member of the London Assembly.

McCartney worked as a barrister specialising in employment law and helped to establish a local Chambers in Enfield in the early 1990s. She also worked as an adjudicator for the Housing Ombudsman dealing with disputes between landlords and tenants.

McCartney was elected a councillor in the London Borough of Enfield in 1998, for Edmonton, then Palmers Green, and stood down at the 2006 local elections. She was elected to the London Assembly for Enfield and Haringey in the 2004 assembly elections.

She was a member of the Commission for Racial Equality.

She won re-election in 2008 by around 1,400 votes. In the 2012 election, she increased her majority to 36,741 votes.

McCartney has three children, and is chair of governors at her local primary school.

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