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Elections 2018

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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Lufur Rahman’s campaign continues with Iftar “Comeback 2022” gathering

By on June 13, 2017 in Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman with 0 Comments
Lufur Rahman’s campaign continues with Iftar “Comeback 2022” gathering

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Lutfur Rahman, the corruptly elected ex-Mayor banned from office until 2020 is taking the long term view and planning ahead for 2022 as well as running his proxy Mayoral candidate Ohid Ahmed for the 2018 Mayoral Election. 8pm is the time, Wednesday 14th June is the date, The Atrium is the […]

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Vote for democracy today. Every vote strengthens our way of life.

By on June 8, 2017 in Elections 2018 with 0 Comments
Vote for democracy today. Every vote strengthens our way of life.

In case anyone had not realised today is the day to cast your vote (and only your vote) in the General Election 2017.LW has not interest in who you vote for, but vote you must.By voting you reiterate your belief in the democratic process which is currently under threat in this country from both external […]

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Illuminating political alliances within Bangladeshi politics in the East End

Illuminating political alliances within Bangladeshi politics in the East End

Despite being banned from office ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman remains the dominant force in Bangladeshi politics in east London.The 2017 General Election is simply a warm-up act for the main event which takes places next year when real power will be won or lost at the 2018 local and Mayoral elections.LW gets as confused as anyone as […]

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Rabina Khan’s Great Photoshop Disaster Heralds Politics As Usual

Rabina Khan’s Great Photoshop Disaster Heralds Politics As Usual

‘Tis election time in Tower Hamlets! The birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, the streets are alive with the chatter of informed political discourse and Tower Hamlets First are busy cranking out dodgy election leaflets.It’s almost as if nothing has changed.Probably because nothing has changed.The DCLG did its thing, the DCLG Commissioners did their thing, […]

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