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Lutfur Rahman – Met’s criminal investigation gets a whole lot bigger

Lutfur Rahman – Met’s criminal investigation gets a whole lot bigger

Operation Lynemouth, the Met’s criminal investigation into the Lutfur Rahman administration, has unearthed new lines of enquiry involving ‘a broader range of offences’ of a scale and nature that another police force will be required to investigate them.

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Tower Hamlets council accounts now open for residents inspection

Tower Hamlets council accounts now open for residents inspection

Borough residents have the right to inspect the accounts of the council for the next few weeks until Friday 13th July. between 9am and 5pm any person can go to their town hall and inspect the accounts of the council for the year ended 31 March 2018 .

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Another Raines House consultation – with only 24 hours notice

Another Raines House consultation – with only 24 hours notice

There will be another ‘consultation’ about the proposal to spend £1.3m on renovating Raines House to upgrade its function as a Wapping community centre tomorrow Wednesday 22nd May between 4-8pm at Raines House. 

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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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