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How to steal a (Tower Hamlets Mayoral) election – Infographic

By on February 7, 2017 in Investigations, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments
How to steal a (Tower Hamlets Mayoral) election – Infographic

In April 2015 Lutfur Rahman, the first directly elected Executive Mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets, was found guilty of electoral fraud in the 2014 Mayoral election and banned from office for five years.For the first time Love Wapping can illustrate how his Tower Hamlets First party stole that election. Some aspects of this […]

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Half of all UK voting fraud allegations reported in Tower Hamlets

By on January 31, 2017 in Investigations, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments
Half of all UK voting fraud allegations reported in Tower Hamlets

Out of 455 allegations of electoral fraud that have been reported to Scotland Yard in the last five years half came from Tower Hamlets.The figures are contained in published correspondence between Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime and Steve O’Connell, Chairman of the GLA Police and Crime Committee the statutory body that keeps an eye on the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: How Lutfur Rahman used Youth Services to steal an election

EXCLUSIVE: How Lutfur Rahman used Youth Services to steal an election

“I saw the kids getting off the [Youth Service] bus with these postal vote envelopes. Reason I know they were postal votes was because it says LBTH on the envelope and I recognised it…  It seemed as if they had a list as they would go to a specific door, knock knock, the door opens, […]

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Met Police continues to deny reality of corruption under Lutfur Rahman

By on July 28, 2016 in News, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments
Met Police continues to deny reality of corruption under Lutfur Rahman

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) still seems incapable – or unwilling – to grasp the nettle that is extensive and systematic electoral crime in Tower Hamlets.“Ghastly” is the word used by Cllr. Peter Golds, leader of the Conservative Group at Tower Hamlets Council, to describe a meeting with the MPS at the Town Hall on […]

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Sir Eric wants to hear your views on electoral fraud

By on August 18, 2015 in News, Voting Fraud
Sir Eric wants to hear your views on electoral fraud

It comes as no surprise to read that Sir Eric Pickles, the Government’s Anti-Corruption Champion, is to carry out a review of electoral fraud and make recommendations to the Government.Last week Sir Eric expressed his belief that the authorities in Tower Hamlets were turning a blind eye to criminal conduct in the borough because of a […]

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