Welcome to this Gifted Podcast Session where I talk to the Independent Mayoral Candidate for Hackney, Mustafa Korel, about his priorities, getting young people to vote and the Olympic Legacy.

 ”10 years from now young people are gonna be building our schools and be our business leaders”

Mustafa also shares:

  • One of the main disparities still prominent in Hackney
  • The difference between the minimum wage and the living minimum wageMK-261x300
  • How and why he decided to campaign for change
  • When he first decided that he wanted to run for Mayor of Hackney
  • Wht he really wanted to be when he was growing up
  • How he plans to create a transparent government
  • The real themes that come out when speaking with young people
  • What he plan’s to do with his Mayor’s salary
  • Plus much more


Links and resources mentioned in this session:


Every session, I like to include quotes from our guests here in the show notes. There is one above and a couple of my other favourites include:

“When politicians speak they don’t speak to young people. they speak to people who are like likely to vote for them”

“It’s totally unacceptable to be building on green space”

“It’s not acceptable to not invest in grass root sports”

“It’s not acceptable to turn the spiritual home of football into a music venue”



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