Joanne McCartney is a British
Labour Co-operative Party politician and
barrister. McCartney currently serves as the Deputy Mayor of London.
Since 2004 she has also served as a member of the London Assembly.
McCartney worked as a barrister specialising in employment law and
helped to establish a local Chambers in Enfield in the early 1990s.
She also worked as an adjudicator for the
Housing Ombudsman dealing
with disputes between landlords and tenants.
McCartney was elected a councillor in the
London Borough of Enfield
London Borough of Enfield in
1998, for Edmonton, then Palmers Green, and stood down at the 2006
local elections. She was elected to the
London Assembly for Enfield
and Haringey in the 2004 assembly elections.
She was a member of the Commission for Racial Equality.
She won re-election in 2008 by around 1,400 votes. In the 2012
election, she increased her majority to 36,741 votes.
McCartney has three children, and is chair of governors at her local
London Assembly profile
Current members of the
London Assembly (as of 2016)
Liberal Democrat (1)
Deputy Mayors of London
Nicky Gavron (2000–03)
Jenny Jones (2003–04)
Nicky Gavron (2004–08)
Richard Barnes (2008–12)
Victoria Borwick (2012–15)
Roger Evans (2015–16)
Joanne McCartney (2016–)
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