The Leader of the Council

The Leader of the Council is Councillor Peray Ahmet.

The leader of the council is Councillor Peray Ahmet. The leader is elected every 4 years by all members of the council.

Councillor Peray Ahmet

The Leader's surgery

The leader holds a monthly surgery for all residents of Haringey. You can raise a matter with her that you would like her help with.

The surgery:

  • is on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • takes place from 3pm to 5pm

Request a surgery appointment

To see the leader at her surgery please email us. In your email please include:

  • your full name
  • your address and postcode
  • your email address
  • your phone number
  • details of the matter you wish to discuss
  • details of action you have already taken, including which service/ward councillor(s) you have dealt with

If the matter relates to another person, you must provide their written consent for us to discuss the matter with you. This is to make sure that we comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

Councillor Ahmet's Noel Park ward surgery

Councillor Ahmet is a councillor for Noel Park Ward. If you live in Noel Park and need to speak about a local matter, you can visit Councillor Ahmet at her ward surgery.

Role of the leader

The leader:

  • is responsible for setting the overall political and strategic direction for the council
  • acts as the lead spokesperson
  • manages external relations including with government, the Greater London Assembly and local and regional bodies
  • manages the council’s relations with key stakeholders, residents, partners, statutory bodies such as the NHS, the voluntary sector and the business community
  • holds the council’s Chief Executive to account

Every 3 months the Leader writes a column for Haringey People magazine

The Cabinet

The leader chairs meetings of the Cabinet.

Request a surgery appointment with Councillor Ahmet

Contact the Leader of the Council

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