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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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Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

The first interim report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) of its inspection of the Met’s review and reassessment of alleged criminal offences under the Lutfur Rahman administration does not make good reading.While some progress has been made with Operation Lynemouth the election court files have yet to be obtained by the Met and […]

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Lambeth residents problems are Tower Hamlets residents problems

By on July 16, 2017 in Comment, Investigations, Politics with 0 Comments
Lambeth residents problems are Tower Hamlets residents problems

British people don’t really do revolutions. It’s just not the done thing to barricade roads, set things on fire and generally be out of order. What Brits are good at is politely playing by the rules, doing their homework and asking those in authority awkward questions.Just as LW asked awkward questions about the corrupt-to-its-very-core Tower […]

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Findings of Tower Hamlets Corruption ‘Clean Up’ Investigations Published

Findings of Tower Hamlets Corruption ‘Clean Up’ Investigations Published

The findings of the Tower Hamlets corruption ‘Clean Up’ investigations have been formally presented at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 27th June and will be presented to the Council next week.Original allegations are wide ranging but include Youth Services, misuse of the RIPA Act, misuse of council credit cards, electoral fraud, fabrication of evidence and the […]

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Verdict on Lutfur Rahman’s appeal for judicial review expected today

By on June 22, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman, News with 0 Comments
Verdict on Lutfur Rahman’s appeal for judicial review expected today

A decision is expected this morning on the appeal by Lutfur Rahman to be allowed a Judicial Review of the Election Court’s 2015 ruling that he and his agents had engaged in corrupt electoral practise during the 2014 Mayoral election.If the Judicial Review is allowed and the original judgement put aside Rahman’s strategy is to try to regain […]

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