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Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

As a direct result of the historical electoral corruption in Tower Hamlets the Metropolitan Police is working with the Electoral Commission and Council to ensure that the General Election 2017 which takes place on 8th June is robustly policed.Part of this work are regular situation reports to provide information on the Met’s policing plan and issues relating […]

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Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #1 – the fairly normal parties

By on May 21, 2017 in General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #1 – the fairly normal parties

Labour Cabinet ReshuffleMayor John Biggs has been sorting out his cabinet to various shouts of protest (“bully!”) and approval (“about time!”) depending on your point of view.It seems likely that he is not quite in the same jolly mood as he was at the Meila the other week as pictured left.Deputy Mayor Cllr. Rachael Saunders (Mile […]

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Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #2 – the just plain weird parties

By on May 20, 2017 in General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #2 – the just plain weird parties

…or the return of Shiraj Haque, Oliur’s embarrassing little problem and Lutfur’s £160,000 fundraising gigs.This is the second part of our round up of events in Tower Hamlets politics. You can read the first part here. But this one is much more entertaining! Promise!Where were we? Oh yes, bullying!Understandably Cllr. Shiria Khatun was more than […]

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Lutfur Rahman asks for trial by jury, receives unanimous backing from Tower Hamlets residents

By on May 19, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman asks for trial by jury, receives unanimous backing from Tower Hamlets residents

During a two-day hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice this week ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman attempted once again to have the judgement that he was guilty of corrupt electoral practise overturned.Rahman’s legal representatives were asking the High Court for permission to seek a ‘judicial review’ of the original verdict.A judicial review is essentially a legal challenge […]

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Lutfur Rahman’s judicial review at Royal Courts of Justice today

By on May 17, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman’s judicial review at Royal Courts of Justice today

It never ends, does it? Seems the corruptly-elected former Mayor Lutfur Rahman is back in court again today trying to overturn the original verdict of the Election Court which found him to be, well, corruptly elected.Here is the listing one of our eagle-eyed correspondents spotted on the Royal Courts of Justice Cause List.COURT 1 Before LORD […]

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