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Labour bribery affair – ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar denies all allegations (video)

Labour bribery affair – ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar denies all allegations (video)

By on December 15, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Local businessman Abdul Shukur ‘Shuks’ Khalisadar has published a video on social media in which he denies any wrong doing or involvement in offering or paying bribes to anyone.

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Tories join with Khan and Lib Dems in call for DCLG return

Tories join with Khan and Lib Dems in call for DCLG return

By on December 14, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and Rabina Khan’s People Alliance of Tower Hamlets (PATH) have joined forces to call for the the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to send it’s Commissioners back to the borough.

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Four Tower Hamlets Labour councillors subject of £2m bribe allegations

Four Tower Hamlets Labour councillors subject of £2m bribe allegations

By on December 10, 2017 in Corruption, Planning, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Allegations have been published that a local businessman offered to help a property developer win a £500m planning application on the Isle of Dogs for a £2m bribe.

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The Highway’s greatest modern myth – the Tobacco Dock Hotel

The Highway’s greatest modern myth – the Tobacco Dock Hotel

By on November 20, 2017 in Planning, Tobacco Dock Hotel with 0 Comments

Tobacco Dock Hotel. Yeah, right. It’s never going to happen. Which is OK as no-one cares. 

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Two years of traffic chaos bad, four years worse

Two years of traffic chaos bad, four years worse

By on November 20, 2017 in Brewhouse Lane, King Henry's Wharves with 1 Comment

Brewhouse Lane development raises possibility of four year long traffic chaos in Wapping possibility of Wapping Rose Garden being destroyed. 

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