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Strongly worded leaflet will combat electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets

Strongly worded leaflet will combat electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets

By on September 22, 2017 in Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments

Next year’s local elections will see the first trial of mainland UK voters being required to prove their identity at polling stations before casting their ballot. But not in Tower Hamlets.

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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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Electoral Commission fraud report – long on statistics, short on action

Electoral Commission fraud report – long on statistics, short on action

By on March 24, 2017 in Voting Fraud with 0 Comments

A report published today by the Electoral Commission, Analysis of cases of alleged electoral fraud in the UK in 2016, makes painful reading for anyone who knows the reality of electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets.The report is advertised as Electoral fraud: high stakes highlighted in new report which begs the question “If the stakes are so high […]

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Lutfur Rahman charges: “The decision about all of this was made by the police.”

Lutfur Rahman charges: “The decision about all of this was made by the police.”

Below are some of the key elements taken from the official transcripts of the GLA Police & Crime Committee meeting Thursday, 9 February 2017  convened to examine the actions (or lack of action) by the Metropolitan Police Service into tackling allegations of electoral fraud and malpractice in Tower Hamlets.The two transcript documents are over 70 pages […]

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A ruthless search for the truth? Not in Tower Hamlets.

A ruthless search for the truth? Not in Tower Hamlets.

The below is the content of an article by Giles Broadbent of The Wharf entitled “A ruthless search for the truth. Not in Tower Hamlets” reproduced by kind permission of The Wharf”. You can read the original article here.  We read this article this morning and were very impressed by its clarity and eloquence – […]

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