Phil Kelly (journalist)

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Phil Kelly
Mayor of Islington
In office
12 May 2011 – 10 May 2012
Deputy Jilani Chowdhury
Preceded by Mouna Hamitouche
Succeeded by Jilani Chowdhury
Islington Borough Councillor
for Finsbury Park Ward
In office
4 May 2006 – 22 May 2014
Preceded by Richard Steer
Succeeded by Gary Heather
Islington Borough Councillor
for Hillmarton Ward
In office
3 May 1990 – 7 May 1998
Succeeded by Edward Featherstone
Editor of Tribune
In office
1987–1991
Preceded by Nigel Williamson
Succeeded by Paul Anderson
Islington Borough Councillor
for Canonbury East
In office
October 1984 – 8 May 1986
Personal details
Born 1946
Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Alma mater Leeds University
Profession Journalist

Phil Kelly (born 1946) is an English journalist.

Born in Wigan and educated at St Mary's College Crosby and Leeds University, Kelly worked on Time Out and the Leveller in the 1970s and joined Tribune in the mid-1980s, working as a reporter and then news editor before becoming editor (1987–1991).

Kelly subsequently worked as an aide to the Labour MP, Michael Meacher. He was a Labour Islington councillor in 1984-86 and 1990–98, latterly as the council's deputy leader.[1] He was re-elected to the Council in 2006.

He is now a Partner at public affairs consultants Butler Kelly Ltd.[2]

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Preceded by
Nigel Williamson
Editor of Tribune
1987–1991
Succeeded by
Paul Anderson
Preceded by
Mouna Hamitouche
Mayor of Islington
12 May 2011 – 10 May 2012
Succeeded by
Jilani Chowdhury