DCLG Commissioners clamp down on Tower Hamlets grants

The Commissioners sent in by Eric Pickles to sort out Tower Hamlets council have begun to…

Christmas comes early to Tower Hamlets as DCLG takes control

Today two Commissioners appointed by the Department for Culture and Communities (DCLG) Secretary Eric Pickles have…

The first of many? Tower Hamlets Cabinet Member Shahed Ali arrested

The ever alert Ted Jeory reports that Cllr. Shahed Ali was arrested on 10 December by…

Commons statement re Tower Hamlets Council by Eric Pickles (full text)

The text below is taken verbatim from Hansard and covers the statement to the House of Commons…

Child Poverty in Tower Hamlets mapped by ward

Using data from End Child Poverty this map shows the variation in child poverty across Tower Hamlets.…

Tower Hamlets grants compared to quality of life indicators

Tower Hamlets is not the richest borough in London. Our children have to endure some of…

Mainstream Grant funding increases

One of the many problems of trying to make sense of how Tower Hamlets Council allocates grants…

Tower Hamlets council grants distribution by electoral ward

Analysis indicates that each resident of Spitalfields and Banglatown benefits from £107 of grants in contrast to Millwall…

Tower Hamlets – all the grants, all the wards, all the money (UPDATED)

Update 18 October 2014. Further analysis has led to the original figures for grant funds being…

Tower Hamlets Council grants by electoral ward (Detailed table)

Tower Hamlets Council documents show the distribution by electoral ward of £6,752,416 of funds in four…