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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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Lutfur Rahman: Metropolitan Police ups its game (at last)

Lutfur Rahman: Metropolitan Police ups its game (at last)

It seems the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has finally realised that they might well have made a serious error by not following up the judgement of the Electoral Court with a proper criminal investigation.This may well have something to do with the formal request by the GLA Police & Crime Committee for an investigation into […]

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Rahman: Watchdog to investigate Met’s failure to bring criminal charges

Rahman: Watchdog to investigate Met’s failure to bring criminal charges

Lutfur Rahman and his corruptly elected associates should not sleep easily tonight as a full and proper criminal investigation into their actions comes closer. An inquiry into the failings of the Metropolitan Police to do its job after the electoral petition result has been formally requested and a logical consequence of this is that another police force […]

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GLA asks for HMIC inquiry into Met’s failure to investigate Rahman

GLA asks for HMIC inquiry into Met’s failure to investigate Rahman

Lutfur Rahman and Tower Hamlets First are one step closer to facing justice today.Steve O’Connell AM, Chair of the GLA Police and Crime Committee has written to Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor of London for Policing and Crime, formally asking for Her Majesties Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) carry out an inspection of the activities of the Met relating […]

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Did Met Police also decide not to prosecute Rahman’s Youth Services?

Did Met Police also decide not to prosecute Rahman’s Youth Services?

Last week’s questioning of the Metropolitan Police by the GLA Police and Crime Committee as to exactly why and how Lutfur Rahman dodged criminal charges has shed some light on what really happened.Only a full external inquiry will provide residents of Tower Hamlets with the truth.The case of Rahman not being prosecuted – or even investigated […]

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