Tower Hamlets Speaker of Council
The former Civic Mayor of Tower Hamlets
is now known as 'Speaker of Council'. The post was known
as 'Chair of Council' from October 2010 to November
The Speaker is
responsible for the ceremonial duties of the council. A
new Speaker and Deputy Speaker are elected every year from
among the serving councillors in the borough.
It is the Speaker's function
to chair council meetings and promote and support the borough
through a variety of civic engagements.
The Speaker also represents the Queen as First Citizen of
the Borough, hosting events and welcoming visitors such as other
Royals and the captains of all ships visiting the
Speaker of Council's objectives
As an ambassador for the borough, one of
the Speaker's main duties is to raise the profile of the Council
and to forge links with the private, public and voluntary
The Speaker is also committed to working with other
councillors to ensure that the way the council operates is forward
looking and modern while respecting Tower Hamlets wonderful
The Speaker is committed to serving the people of Tower
Hamlets with integrity, striving for prosperity for all.
Current Speaker of Council
The Speaker is Councillor
The Deputy Speaker of Council is Councillor
Khales Uddin Ahmed.
Invitations to the Speaker of Council
Invitations to the Speaker of
The Speaker welcomes invitations to attend
events from all sections of the community.
Due to existing engagements and demands in his
diary it may not be possible for the Speaker to attend
every event for which an invitation is received. Please give
much notice as possible of your event.
If you would like to invite the Speaker to your event, please
use this online form.
Or you could send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to contact us
Office of the Speaker
5 Clove Crescent
London E14 2BG
Tel: 020 7364 4883