Hannah Begum, a pupil at Hunslet Moor Primary School was announced as the Children’s Lord Mayor of Leeds on Thursday evening (12 November 2015).
As previously reported on South Leeds Life, Hannah stood for the position of Children’s Mayor and was elected by the under 18s of our city. The result was announced in the Council Chamber of Leeds Civic Hall by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr Judith Chapman. Having put on the ceremonial robes Hannah accompanied the Lord Mayor at her first official appointment – switching on the Leeds Christmas Lights.
Congratulations Hannah! We will be following your progress through this year of office, starting with an exclusive interview later this week.