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Lutfur Rahman filmed canvassing for Independent Group

Lutfur Rahman filmed canvassing for Independent Group

Ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman, banned from standing for public office until 2020, has been filmed canvassing for the Independent Group in Tower Hamlets.

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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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Chair of Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire Party standing in Spitalfields

Chair of Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire Party standing in Spitalfields

Kalam Choudhury (aka Abu Taher Choudhury), Chair of Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire Party is to be a candidate in Lutfur’s heartland Spitalfields & Banglatown ward in the upcoming May local elections. And Gulam Robbani and Lutfur have fallen out over Ohid. 

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Some questions for Cllr. Ohid Ahmed about ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman

Some questions for Cllr. Ohid Ahmed about ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman

Is Cllr. Ohid Ahmed standing as a proxy candidate for ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman in the 2018 mayoral elections in Tower Hamlets? It is a widely held belief that Cllr. Ohid Ahmed is representing Rahman for the mayoralty as Rahman is banned from seeking election to public office.

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Trick or treating? That free-not-free-lunch puzzle solved

Trick or treating? That free-not-free-lunch puzzle solved

The Wapping Mole has only a very small brain, great for digging but not much else, so Moley was completely baffled by our story about potential voters apparently not being charged for a lunch for which there was a £25 ticket price by mayoral candidate Ohid Ahmed.

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