Young Mayor election 2015
January 28, 2015
The Returning Officer declares that Deng Yan
San is duly elected as Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets.
Monsur Ali and Shofiqul Alom is duly elected deputy Young Mayor
of Tower Hamlets.
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|Name of candidate
||Total votes (includes second preference votes)
|San, Deng Yan
Ballot papers included in count: 10, 775
Turnout: 71.95 per cent
copy of the declaration (PDF, 63.9KB)
The Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets is the young
person elected to represent the views of young people across the
borough. The Young Mayor represents 11-18 year olds across the
borough and is elected every two years by young people who live,
work or study in Tower Hamlets.
The Young Mayor serves for a period of two
years with a small team of deputies, all of whom are overseen and
supported by the council’s Youth Services. They work closely with
the Tower Hamlets Executive Mayor, Tower Hamlets Youth Council and
other key stakeholders. They listen and air the views of young
people, meet other young people from across Tower Hamlets, London
and nationally, and inform Politicians about what should really be
happening for young people.
Over the past few years, the Young Mayor
elections have gained enormous momentum in engaging young people
with local democracy and the world of politics in Tower
Purpose and function of the Young Mayor
- To meet with the Elected Mayor, local
councillors and other decision-makers in Tower Hamlets to talk
about issues affecting the youth.
- Represent young people in Tower Hamlets,
regionally in London and nationally across the UK.
- Get involved in the Tower Hamlets Youth
Council and other Youth Forums
- Attend events and get involved in special
- Make a number of public speeches throughout
The Tower Hamlets Young Mayor aims to be the voice of the youth
by consulting with young people on their issues and concerns, and
to create opportunities for them to address these by:
- strengthening community relations
- influencing local, regional and national
- speaking and encouraging young people to
speak in public
- uniting the youth
- running projects, campaigns, workshops and
- working at a local, regional and national
If you have any questions regarding the election, please contact
Borris Rupnik on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 020 7364 3091.