Georgia Anne Rebuck Gould
Leader of Camden Council
Assumed office
17 May 2017
Preceded bySarah Hayward
Labour Group Leader on Camden Council
Assumed office
17 May 2017
Preceded bySarah Hayward
Camden Borough Councillor
for Kentish Town ward
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byRalph Scott
Personal details
Born (1986-05-18) 18 May 1986 (age 35)
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
Parent(s)Philip Gould, Baron Gould of Brookwood
Gail Rebuck
EducationCamden School for Girls
Alma materSt Catherine's College, Oxford
London School of Economics

Georgia Anne Rebuck Gould (born 18 May 1986)[1] is a British Labour Party politician and the leader of Camden London Borough Council since May 2017, when she succeeded Sarah Hayward.[2]

Early life

Gould was born in May 1986,[3] the daughter of fellow politician Philip Gould, Baron Gould of Brookwood, who died in 2011.[4][5] Her mother is Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK and a Labour peer.[4] She has a younger sister, Grace.[5]

Educated at Camden School for Girls,[6] Gould studied history and politics at St Catherine's College, Oxford,[7] and holds a master's degree in global politics from the London School of Economics.[8][9]

Career

Gould became a Labour councillor on Camden London Borough Council at the age of 24 in the 2010 elections.[5] She became leader of Camden Council in May 2017.[10]

References

  1. ^ Companies House
  2. ^ "Loading..." Camden New Journal. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Georgia Anne Rebuck GOULD - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Companies House, Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b Susannah Butter (26 September 2016). "Camden council leader Georgia Gould: 'Dad gave me strong values'". The Standard. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  5. ^ a b c Tim Adams. "Philip Gould: a good life and death | Politics". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Georgia Gould selected for Camden seat". The Standard. 27 May 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  7. ^ Pierce, Andrew (15 April 2009). "Tony Blair's supporters in vote rigging row". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Mother said 'I don't want you in that dirty world of politics'". The Standard. 22 May 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  9. ^ RSA (26 March 2015). "Georgia Gould". RSA. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  10. ^ Burns, Iain. "Georgia Gould elected as new Camden Council leader". Hampstead Highgate Express.