Jules Pipe

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Jules Pipe
Mayor of Hackney
Assumed office
2 May 2002
Preceded by New Position
Personal details
Political party Labour
Website www.hackney.gov.uk/mayor-hackney
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Julian Benjamin Pipe CBE is the first directly elected Mayor of the London Borough of Hackney since his election in October 2002.

He worked as a journalist until taking on the full-time position as Mayor. The Council was short-listed for Council of the Year in 2010 in what was described as a "Meteoric rise".[1]

Pipe was elected as a Labour party Councillor in Stoke Newington in 1996, later representing the King’s Park Ward. He was re-elected at the May 2006 mayoral election, the May 2010 mayoral election and subsequently in the May 2014 mayoral election.[2] He was Leader of Hackney Council from June 2001 to October 2002.


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Civic offices
New office Mayor of Hackney
2002 – Present
Succeeded by