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Lib Dem candidate Jack Briggs lives in Limehouse! (We knew that but…)

Lib Dem candidate Jack Briggs lives in Limehouse! (We knew that but…)

By on April 17, 2018 in Elections 2018, Investigations with 0 Comments

Last week we reported that the official Statement of Persons Nominated document seemed to indicate that four of the 258 council candidates do not meet residency requirements. Jack Briggs, Liberal Democrat candidate for the Limehouse ward, wrote to us to and explained why he does.

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Four Tower Hamlets election candidates differ from the other 254. Why?

Four Tower Hamlets election candidates differ from the other 254. Why?

By on April 14, 2018 in Elections 2018, Investigations with 2 Comments

Last week LW published a list of all the 258 candidates who want to be our representatives on Tower Hamlets council. Four of the Tower Hamlets local election candidates differ from the other 254. Did you spot the four odd ones out? If not then read on.

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Bamber, Dalvi, Halsey meet Rabina Khan for lunch

Bamber, Dalvi, Halsey meet Rabina Khan for lunch

A person believed to be Cllr. Rabina Khan has been photographed meeting with senior ex-Tower Hamlets officers Andy Bamber and Stephen Halsey. It is believed that ex Head of Place at Tower Hamlets Council, Aman Dalvi, was also at the lunch meeting but left shortly before the photograph was taken.

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Can we have our FOI information back please begs Loony Lambeth

Can we have our FOI information back please begs Loony Lambeth

By on March 7, 2018 in Investigations, News with 0 Comments

Lambeth People’s Audit team were asked by Lambeth Council to delete an email they had sent in response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request and not circulate the information the email contained relating to the Fenwick Estate regeneration. Why?

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Revealed: Lutfur Rahman provides free lunch for 600 at The Atrium

Revealed: Lutfur Rahman provides free lunch for 600 at The Atrium

On Saturday 17th February ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman and his proxy candidate for the 2018 Tower Hamlets mayoral election Cllr. Ohid Ahmed hosted a lunch for 500 women and 100 men at The Atrium venue in Cheshire Street.

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