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Labour bribery affair – ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar denies all allegations (video)

Labour bribery affair – ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar denies all allegations (video)

By on December 15, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Local businessman Abdul Shukur ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar has published a video on social media in which he denies any wrong doing or involvement in offering or paying bribes to anyone.

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Tories join with Khan and Lib Dems in call for DCLG return

Tories join with Khan and Lib Dems in call for DCLG return

By on December 14, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and Rabina Khan’s People Alliance of Tower Hamlets (PATH) have joined forces to call for the the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to send it’s Commissioners back to the borough.

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‘Corrupt and illegal’ only a legal term say corruptly elected THF councillors

‘Corrupt and illegal’ only a legal term say corruptly elected THF councillors

The Wapping Mole has obtained a copy of the amendment tabled by Tower Hamlets First councillors that led to them walking out of Council the other week in a right huff. It is so worth reading.

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Four Tower Hamlets Labour councillors subject of £2m bribe allegations

Four Tower Hamlets Labour councillors subject of £2m bribe allegations

By on December 10, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Allegations have been published that a local businessman offered to help a property developer win a £500m planning application on the Isle of Dogs for a £2m bribe.

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Charity Commission starts statutory inquiry into Island Health Trust

Charity Commission starts statutory inquiry into Island Health Trust

By on December 1, 2017 in Charities, NHS with 0 Comments

Charity Commission has launched a new statutory inquiry into the Island Health Trust charity after monitoring its activities since February 2017.

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