MayorCouncillor Philip Glanville

The Mayor (Philip Glanville) is the lead within Cabinet on the following areas:

  • property
  • ICT
  • communications and consultations
  • strategic housing
  • housing regeneration
  • devolution and policy (with support from the cabinet member for community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector

He is also the lead within Cabinet for private sector housing and housing affordability, although he is supported in this area by a Mayoral Adviser as outlined below.


Statutory Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble


  • ethical governance and chair of standards committee
  • democratic and electoral services
  • legal services
  • Hackney education and schools (Hackney Learning Trust)
  • children’s social care
  • looked after children and fostering
  • troubled families (with the Cabinet member for families, early years and play)
  • young Black men project
  • young Hackney
  • young speakers and youth parliament
  • Mayor’s fair futures commission (with Cabinet member for community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector)
  • making Hackney a child friendly borough (with the Cabinet Member for families, early years and play)

Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for health, social care, transport and parksCouncillor Feryal Demirci

Councillor Feryal Demirci


  • adult social care
  • older people
  • supporting people
  • health and wellbeing board
  • public health and the relationship with the wider NHS
  • health devolution and integrated commissioning
  • mental health
  • public realm and streetscene
  • strategic and local transport
  • liveable neighbourhoods
  • parks
  • clean air and tackling pollution
  • parking control

Community safety, policy, and the voluntary sectorCllr Caroline Selman

Councillor Caroline Selman


  • strategic relationship with the police
  • crime reduction and antisocial behaviour
  • integrated gangs unit
  • noise nuisance
  • environmental health and trading standards
  • licensing enforcement
  • licensing policy (working with chair of licensing)
  • youth justice
  • environmental protection
  • emergency planning
  • strategic relationship with the voluntary sector, including voluntary sector grants
  • policy, strategy and devolution (working with the Mayor)
  • refugees and vulnerable migrants
  • Mayor’s fair futures commission (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)

Families, early years and playCllr Chris Kennedy

Cllr Chris Kennedy


  • early years
  • children’s centres and nurseries
  • child minding
  • special educational needs and alternative settings
  • tackling child poverty
  • play and adventure playgrounds
  • making Hackney a child friendly borough (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)
  • troubled families (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)

Planning, business and investmentCouncillor Guy Nicholson

Councillor Guy Nicholson


  • planning – performance and policy
  • economic development
  • strategic infrastructure development (inc economic regeneration – the latter with Cabinet member for health, social care, transport and parks)
  • town centres
  • Olympics legacy
  • markets
  • building control
  • culture
  • impact of Brexit

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Finance and housing needsCllr Rebecca Rennison

Councillor Rebecca Rennison


  • housing needs (inc lettings and allocations policy)
  • rough sleeping
  • homelessness and temporary accommodation
  • advice services (particularly housing options / homelessness related)
  • domestic violence and abuse
  • revenues and benefits
  • audit and procurement
  • pensions
  • customer services and complaints
  • registrars

Housing servicesCllr Clayeon McKenzie

Councillor Clayeon McKenzie


  • housing management / services
  • housing service transformation and improvement
  • HRA business plan and strategic asset management plan
  • better homes partnership
  • fire and resident safety
  • TMO champion
  • travellers
  • maintaining strong relations with the tenants and residents movement

Energy, sustainability and community services Cllr Jon Burke

Councillor Jon Burke


  • energy – generation, efficiency, and procurement
  • climate change – mitigation, adaptation, and public awareness
  • corporate decarbonisation
  • environmental sustainability
  • waste services and waste prevention
  • recycling
  • the circular economy
  • street and estate cleansing
  • leisure services and sport
  • libraries and library services
  • Hackney Museum and archives
  • boaters and waterways

Employment, skills and human resourcesCllr Carole Williams

Councillor Carole Williams


  • employment strategy and partnerships
  • Hackney Works
  • apprenticeships
  • human resources and organisational development
  • trade unions
  • adult learning and ESOL
  • post 18 skills
  • equalities
  • fair trade with the fair trade champion
  • volunteering

Mayoral adviser

Private renting and housing affordabilityCouncillor Sem Moema

Councillor Sem Moema


  • private sector housing
  • housing affordability
  • promoting shared ownership and other intermediate products
  • housing association relationships and accountability
  • Hackney’s housing company and living rent homes
  • older people’s housing
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