Mayor of London
From LGBT Archive
City of London) is an elected post, part of the Greater London Authority. The post was created, following a referendum, by the Greater London Authority Act 1999, and was the first directly elected mayor in the UK. The Mayor of London is elected for a four-year period.
There have been three Mayors to date:
- Ken Livingstone was elected in 2000 (as an independent) and 2004 (as Labour)
- Boris Johnson was elected in 2008 and 2012 (Conservative)
- Sadiq Khan was elected in 2016 and 2021 (Labour).