Jules Pipe Photograph: Hackney Council

Hackney’s elected mayor, Jules Pipe. Photograph: Hackney Council

Hackney’s mayor Jules Pipe is set to become Sadiq Khan’s deputy mayor for planning.

Jules Pipe has been the borough’s Labour mayor since October 2002, nearly 14 years.

He has won four elections for the directly-elected post.

A spokesperson for the Mayor of London said that in terms an announcement nothing official had yet been released, and that whoever had revealed the news had “jumped the gun”.

More to follow.

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