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Our Bangla community investigates source of Rahman’s £750,000

Our Bangla community investigates source of Rahman’s £750,000

A document sent anonymously to Love Wapping shows that our Bangladeshi community is standing up to Lutur Rahman and has launched its own citizens investigation into the £750,000 loaned to the ex-Mayor to finance his electoral petition defence.The four page document was received by LW last night just hours after we exclusively revealed that Rahman is relaunching […]

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Lutfur Rahman creditors meeting taking place today (updated)

By on February 5, 2016 in Election Petition, Tower Hamlets
Lutfur Rahman creditors meeting taking place today (updated)

The saga of disgraced ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman continues today at 2pm as a creditors meeting takes place at the Insolvency Service offices in Chatham, Kent.Rahman declared himself bankrupt after being found liable for a variety of costs as a result of his being ejected from office.The insolvency meeting is a consequence of the Election Petition […]

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Rahman back in court, will appeal election fraud conviction

By on September 30, 2015 in Corruption, Election Petition with 0 Comments
Rahman back in court, will appeal election fraud conviction

Lutfur Rahman is appearing at the Royal Courts of Justice today Wednesday 30th September as the election petitioners try to confirm who owns various properties in his name.If it can be proved that Rahman is the owner then the properties can be sold to pay his court costs.“Lutfur Rahman said before the election trial that he […]

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Time to find out the facts of Leafletgate

Time to find out the facts of Leafletgate

Call LW cynical but previous experience tells us that when odd things happen in Tower Hamlets, especially odd electoral things, either nothing happens or very little happens very slowly.To save us all the wait to find out the facts of Leafletgate this letter / email has been sent this morning.To:DCLG Commissioners, Tower Hamlets Council Head of […]

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THF Councillors: Response from Electoral Commission

By on April 30, 2015 in Election Petition, Elections 2014 with 1 Comment
THF Councillors: Response from Electoral Commission

This is the response received by Love Wapping  from the Electoral Commission in answer to the questions we asked regarding the status of the 17 ‘Tower Hamlets’ First Councillors. From: Bob Posner, Director of Party and Election Finance. Many thanks for your letter.  To clarify, the Commission is not part of government. We are an independent […]

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