More details of housing fraud allegations against Tower Hamlets Labour councillor emerge

Further details have emerged of the allegations of housing fraud against Muhammad Harun and that as a Councillor he was a member of the Housing Scrutiny Committee which covers housing fraud. Read more »

Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return

Labour Councillor Muhammad Harun has resigned as a Councillor. It is believed that the reason for his resignation is related to allegations of housing fraud. Ohid Ahmed, Lutfur Rahman's deputy, is to... Read more »

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.... Read more »
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We need to talk about Tower Hamlets

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... Read more »

Lutfur Rahman struck off – anyone give a corrupt ex-solicitor a job?

Ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets Lutfur Rahman's name was struck from the solicitors roll today as all charges brought by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) were found proved. Read more »