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Elections 2018

Tower Hamlets gives verdict on Lufur Rahman comeback – no thanks!

Tower Hamlets gives verdict on Lufur Rahman comeback – no thanks!

Lutfur Rahman’s attempt to return to Tower Hamlets politics by the backdoor use of the Aspire party has met with total failure as his proxy candidate Ohid Ahmed has lost the mayoral race.

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Tower Hamlets mayoral and local elections 2018 results live blog

Tower Hamlets mayoral and local elections 2018 results live blog

This page will be updated throughout the day with news of the Tower Hamlets mayoral and local elections 2018 results. The count is being held at the ExCel Centre in neighbouring Newham under unprecedented levels of security. 

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On Thursday 3rd May vote for radical change in Tower Hamlets

On Thursday 3rd May vote for radical change in Tower Hamlets

It is no longer safe to walk the streets of Wapping at night. It is also a fact that all the candidates of all the parties, both mayoral and local, make much of how they will tackle Anti-Social Behaviour and crime. But do any of the major political groups offer any chance of genuine change in Tower Hamlets?

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Will St. Katharine and Wapping ward turn yellow this Thursday?

Will St. Katharine and Wapping ward turn yellow this Thursday?

One of the many problems of Tower Hamlets is the lack of choice for middle-of-the-road voters in both local and mayoral elections. Do the Liberal Democrats provide a genuine option or will they fail to turn support into votes on Thursday? Could they turn St. Katharine and Wapping ward yellow on Thursday 3rd May?

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Guest Post: Terry McGrenera, ‘The Right of It’ and the local elections

Guest Post: Terry McGrenera, ‘The Right of It’ and the local elections

This Guest Post on the local elections by Terry McGrenera was originally submitted as a post comment but LW decided that his views, which many will sympathise with, demanded a wider audience.

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