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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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Lutfur Rahman criminal investigation widens but more staff needed

Lutfur Rahman criminal investigation widens but more staff needed

Operation Lynemouth, the Met’s criminal investigation into the Tower Hamlets First administration of Lutfur Rahman, has unearthed so many new lines of enquiry that it is running out of suitably qualified staff. Initially scheduled to report at the end of 2018 there is now a risk that this deadline will be missed. 

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We need to talk about Tower Hamlets

We need to talk about Tower Hamlets

By on February 18, 2018 in Comment, Corruption, Politics with 2 Comments

The conclusion of our four years close examination of local politics in Tower Hamlets is that corruption is so wide and so entrenched that the borough is beyond saving. It makes no difference who the electorate votes for,  the system will remain the same.

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