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Strongly worded leaflet will combat electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets

By on September 22, 2017 in Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments
Strongly worded leaflet will combat electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets

Next year’s local elections will see the first trial of mainland UK voters being required to prove their identity at polling stations before casting their ballot. But not in Tower Hamlets.

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Three Reasons Why Transparency Matters In The UK

By on August 14, 2017 in Corruption with 0 Comments
Three Reasons Why Transparency Matters In The UK

Corruption in the UK is endemic. The UK looks down on many countries when corruption is discussed but it has no reason to.

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Love Wapping joins Independent Community News Network

By on August 4, 2017 in Hyperlocal, Investigations, News with 2 Comments
Love Wapping joins Independent Community News Network

Love Wapping has today become one of the first members of the Independent Community News Network (ICNN), a new national network representing independent community news publications.

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Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets residents voting in the 2018 local and Mayoral elections are to be excluded from the pilot of a scheme that requires voters to prove their identity at the ballot box.The reason? Not enough time to inform voters before the May 2018 elections according to the Council’s Chief Executive.This and more is contained in […]

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Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

The first interim report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) of its inspection of the Met’s review and reassessment of alleged criminal offences under the Lutfur Rahman administration does not make good reading.While some progress has been made with Operation Lynemouth the election court files have yet to be obtained by the Met and […]

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