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DCLG takes full control of Tower Hamlets Council

DCLG takes full control of Tower Hamlets Council

BREAKING NEWS: Eric Pickles has announced that the DCLG is taking full control of Tower Hamlets Council to ‘clean up rotten practices’The content of the three tweets that announced the news from @EricPickles are below: (1/3) Am appointing as #TowerHamlets Commissioners:Chris Allison ex-Met Police Asst Commissioner Alan Wood,Children’s Services expert (2/3) Am proposing to issue […]

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Tower Hamlets corruption – BBC Radio London interview

Tower Hamlets corruption – BBC Radio London interview

Last Friday Love Wapping was invited to be interviewed on the BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show about the previous days events in the High Court.If you missed it (and it was early) then here it is.Many thanks to Penny, Paul and the BBC production team.  

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Time to rid our borough of the Tower Hamlets First virus

Time to rid our borough of the Tower Hamlets First virus

This is the text of a letter I have sent to the Electoral Commission today with reference to the remaining Tower Hamlets First Councillors. Monday 27th April 2015Dear Electoral CommissionerAs a resident of Tower Hamlets and registered voter I wish to make a formal complaint against all Tower Hamlets First Councillors elected in the May 2010 local […]

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Special ‘You had one job’ Souvenir Poster Download

Special ‘You had one job’ Souvenir Poster Download

In celebration of the events of Thursday LW is offering all (well, both) it’s readers the opportunity to download this special ‘cut-out-and-keep’ poster of the ex-Mayor and chum.Click the image above to download a PDF version or just click here.Please feel free to download and print off a copy of this lovely collectors edition A3 poster. […]

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Nick Cohen nails the Tower Hamlets issue

Nick Cohen nails the Tower Hamlets issue

By on April 25, 2015 in Comment, Election Petition with 0 Comments

Like many of you our editorial team – every one of them – have been monitoring the tidal wave of media coverage of the downfall of Lutfur Rahman and Alibor Choudhury on Thursday.Most of it has been pretty poor. No surprises there.It is with great relief therefor that LW can wholeheartedly urge you to read […]

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