The Mayor's Page
The Mayor of Haringey for 2020/2021 is Councillor Adam Jogee.
About the Mayor of Haringey
The Mayor is the elected Chair of the Council and is the Civic and Ceremonial figure head for the Council.
The chain, badge and robes of office are an outward sign of this high office.
The Mayor is elected at the Annual Meeting of the Council.
The Mayor is by statute the first Citizen which is an honorary title and means that the Mayor takes precedence over everyone apart from a member of the Royal Family and the Lord Lieutenant of London. The Mayor must be non-political and represent every section of the community.
Apart from the Civic and Ceremonial duties and functions that the Mayor performs for the council, they also represent the borough at all major events and historical ceremonies in Haringey.
The Mayor has an important role to play in promoting the work of the council and supporting local community, voluntary and charitable organisations and in celebrating and recognising achievements and milestones.
About Councillor Adam Jogee
Councillor Adam Jogee, the Mayor of Haringey for the 2020/21 Municipal year, is the youngest Mayor of Haringey in a generation. The Mayor is the eldest of three children and was raised and educated in Haringey. His parents and siblings still live in Hornsey and play an active role in the community.
Cllr Jogee attended Weston Park Primary School, Highgate Wood Secondary School and then did his A-levels at Highgate School before going on to study History at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Cllr Jogee is a political advisor to a Shadow Minister in Parliament and lives in Hornsey with his other half, Alison Lawther, an ICU nurse at the Whittington Hospital.
Adam was elected to Haringey Council in the Local Elections of 2014 winning his seat in the marginal ward of Hornsey. He was re-elected to serve the people of Hornsey at the Local Elections in 2018 with an increased majority on an increased turnout.
Cllr Jogee is very proud of his Zimbabwean and Jamaican roots as well as the fact he is the first Mayor of Haringey from the Muslim community.
The Deputy Mayor of Haringey
Councillor Eldridge Culverwell, Ward Councillor for Stroud Green, is the Deputy Mayor of Haringey.
Town Twinning developed mainly after the Second World War to promote mutual understanding and friendship. Haringey linked with:
- Arima - Trinidad in 1989
- Clarendon - Jamaica in 1985
- Koblenz - Germany in 1969
- Larnaca - Cyprus in 1987
- Livry-Gargan - France in 1977
- Sundbyberg - Sweden in 1977
You can contact the Mayor's Office in any of the following ways:
Tel 020 8489 2962
Or write to
The Mayor's Parlour
To invite the Mayor to a function
You can invite the Mayor to a function by completing the Mayoral Engagement form found on the Mayoral protocols and diary page.
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