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Tower Hamlets selects its new Young Mayor

PUBLISHED: 15:00 22 January 2010 | UPDATED: 15:30 05 October 2010

Landry Adelard, 16, elected young mayor of tower hamlets, Tower Hamlets Town Hall, East London, UK 21 January, 2010

Landry Adelard, 16, elected young mayor of tower hamlets, Tower Hamlets Town Hall, East London, UK 21 January, 2010

Carmen Valino

A 16-YEAR-OLD student was crowned the new Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets last night. Landry Adelard was elected by his peers ahead of 15 other candidates to knock his predecessor Uma Akther off the top spot. The result was announced last night by Chie

A 16-YEAR-OLD student was crowned the new Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets last night.

Landry Adelard was elected by his peers ahead of 15 other candidates to knock his predecessor Uma Akther off the top spot.

The result was announced last night by Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets council Kevin Collins at an inauguration ceremony at the Town Hall.

The Oaklands School pupil will represent the borough's youth at key public events and will also sit on the UK Youth Parliament for 12 months.


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