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Lutfur Rahman criminal investigation widens but more staff needed

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. Initially scheduled to report at the end of 2018 there is now a risk that this deadline will be missed. 

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Mayor Biggs relaunches Youth Services corrupted by Rahman

Mayor Biggs relaunches Youth Services corrupted by Rahman

By on February 15, 2018 in Lutfur Rahman, News, Youth Services with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets rejuvenated Youth Services has been officially re-launched by Mayor John Biggs after being perverted for political purposes under the administration of Bigg’s predecessor. Youth Services staff under Lutfur Rahman are now believed to have carried out unauthorised spending in the region of £1,000,000 using Council payment cards.

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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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Did Met Police also decide not to prosecute Rahman’s Youth Services?

Did Met Police also decide not to prosecute Rahman’s Youth Services?

Last week’s questioning of the Metropolitan Police by the GLA Police and Crime Committee as to exactly why and how Lutfur Rahman dodged criminal charges has shed some light on what really happened.Only a full external inquiry will provide residents of Tower Hamlets with the truth.The case of Rahman not being prosecuted – or even investigated […]

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Youth Services: No prosecutions due to incorrect ‘packaging’ of evidence.

Youth Services: No prosecutions due to incorrect ‘packaging’ of evidence.

LW can exclusively reveal that there will be no criminal prosecutions of any Youth Services personnel as persons unknown claim that evidence submitted by the Council to the police was rejected as it was ‘incorrectly packaged’.Both the Metropolitan Police Service and Tower Hamlets Council itself have rejected this ‘incorrect packaging’ claim.LW has spent many months trying […]

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