Julian Benjamin Pipe CBE (born May 1965) was the first directly
elected Mayor of the
London Borough of Hackney
London Borough of Hackney between his election in
October 2002 and his resignation in the summer of 2016.
He worked as a journalist until taking on the full-time position as
Mayor. The Council was short-listed for Council of the Year in 2010 in
what was described as a "Meteoric rise".
Pipe was elected as a Labour party Councillor in
Stoke Newington in
1996, later representing the King’s Park Ward. He was re-elected at
the May 2006 mayoral election, the May 2010 mayoral election and
subsequently in the May 2014 mayoral election. He was Leader of
Hackney Council from June 2001 to October 2002.
On 30 June 2016 Pipe was appointed the Deputy Mayor for Planning,
Regeneration and Skills by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and resigned
on 29 July 2016 as
Mayor of Hackney to take up the post.
^ Results for the Mayoral Election on 6 May 2010 Archived 11 May 2010
at the Wayback Machine. (LB Hackney) accessed 8 May 2010
^ "Hackney mayor
Jules Pipe announces his resignation". Hackney
Citizen. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
^ "Mayor of Hackney". Hackney Council. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 16
Hackney Labour Party
Jules Pipe's biography
Mayor of Hackney
2002 – 2016