Philip Glanville resigns as Mayor of Hackney

Philip Glanville has today resigned as Mayor of Hackney. 

Interim Chief Executive of Hackney Council, Dawn Carter-McDonald, said: "Today I have accepted the resignation of the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville. 

"The Mayor’s last day of office will be Friday 22 September 2023. I want to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing Mayor for his seven years of service as Mayor and the 17 years he has given to the borough and its residents as an elected politician. 

"In line with the Council’s constitution, the Statutory Deputy Mayor, Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, will continue to act in the Mayor’s place for as long as necessary.

“A mayoral election is likely to take place in the coming weeks, and I will provide more information as soon as I am able to.”

Read Mayor Glanville’s letter of resignation here.