HACKNEY Labour has put forward a strong team of candidates for by elections for councillor in four wards – Stamford Hill West, Woodberry Down, Hoxton East & Shoreditch and Kings Park.

“We are confident that our candidates will make excellent councillors, representing all the people in their wards and be valuable additions to Labour’s team at the Council,’ said a spokesperson for Hackney Labour.

Polling day is on 6 May. For those in the by election wards – please use all 4 votes for Labour: Sadiq Khan for Mayor of London, Sem Moema for the London Assembly, Labour for the Assembly top-up – and your local ward candidate (details below).

When going to the polling station on May 6, please wear a facemask to vote (unless exempt) and bring your own pencil. Polling stations open 7am to 10pm.

And if you want to get a postal vote, you can still apply up to April 19 at https://hackney.gov.uk/ways-to-vote

The candidates are:

Hoxton East & Shoreditch – Anya Sizer

Anya Sizer

“I’ve lived in Hackney for nearly 20 years. As a mother of three, including one adopted child, I know how to fight for something I care passionately about. I work in politics and I am a volunteer and campaigner. I’m an active member of local parent and faith groups, an adoption and fostering champion, have run a Sunday School, been a PTA Chair and I volunteer at Volunteer Centre Hackney. One of my proudest achievements was being named one of Hackney’s Top 100 Women.”

Kings Park – Lynne Troughton

Lynne Troughton

Parent and grandparent Lynne has lived in the ward for 30 years and actively takes up residents’ concerns to make King’s Park a better place to live. She chairs the Ward Panal, addressing crime and anti-social behaviour, organises neighbourhood groups and events and co-ordinates a food bank collection. She is passionate about social justice and the environment and will campaign for better housing. Her ambition is to be a voice for residents and make King’s Park the best it can be.

Stamford Hill West – Rosemary Sales

Rosemary Sales with Sadiq Khan, Labour candidate for London Mayor

“I’ve lived in Stamford Hill for 40 years. My children went to Sir Thomas Abney school where I served as chair of governors. A retired university lecturer, I have always been active in the local community, campaigning for safer streets, better public services and against NHS privatisation. I am a trustee of Hackney Migrant Centre and sing in a local choir. As councillor for Stamford Hill West (2014-2018), I worked for the whole community, listening to people’s views and helping residents secure the services they deserve.”

Woodberry Down – Sarah Young

Sarah Young

“I’m a proud Hackney resident and my 3 kids went to local schools. I’ve campaigned for council housing, education, clean air, funding for services and local people’s rights for many years. I’ve worked in housing policy, been a trustee for Hackney Winter Night Shelter and a Hackney school governor. I’ll use my skills and experience to work for the community, listen to your views and help residents secure the homes, services and environment you deserve in Woodberry Down.”

 

Remember!

POLLING DAY IS ON 6 MAY. For those in the by election wards – please use all 4 votes for Labour: Sadiq Khan for Mayor of London, Sem Moema for the London Assembly, Labour for the Assembly top-up – and your local ward candidate (details above).

When going to the polling station on May 6, please wear a facemask to vote (unless exempt) and bring your own pencil. Polling stations open 7am to 10pm.

And if you want to get a postal vote, you can still apply up to April 19 at https://hackney.gov.uk/ways-to-vote

Promoted by Tara Aleck on behalf of the Labour Party candidates in Hoxton East and Shoreditch, Kings Park, Woodberry Down, Stamford Hill West, all at 1 St. John“s Church Road, LONDON E9 6EJ.

 

5 April 2021

 

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