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Revealed: Lutfur Rahman provides free lunch for 600 at The Atrium

Revealed: Lutfur Rahman provides free lunch for 600 at The Atrium

On Saturday 17th February ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman and his proxy candidate for the 2018 Tower Hamlets mayoral election Cllr. Ohid Ahmed hosted a lunch for 500 women and 100 men at The Atrium venue in Cheshire Street.

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Those FOI 004/18 – Assessment of application to register Aspire emails

Those FOI 004/18 – Assessment of application to register Aspire emails

Many borough residents are getting emails such as the one entitled ‘FOI 004/18– Assessment of application to register Aspire emails’ below from the Electoral Commission which is confusing them.

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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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How to report electoral fraud concerns in Tower Hamlets

How to report electoral fraud concerns in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Council and the Metropolitan Police have launched a new web reporting tool to enable people to report any concerns they might have about possible electoral fraud.

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We need to talk about Tower Hamlets

We need to talk about Tower Hamlets

By on February 18, 2018 in Comment, Corruption, Politics with 2 Comments

The conclusion of our four years close examination of local politics in Tower Hamlets is that corruption is so wide and so entrenched that the borough is beyond saving. It makes no difference who the electorate votes for,  the system will remain the same.

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