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Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

As a direct result of the historical electoral corruption in Tower Hamlets the Metropolitan Police is working with the Electoral Commission and Council to ensure that the General Election 2017 which takes place on 8th June is robustly policed.Part of this work are regular situation reports to provide information on the Met’s policing plan and issues relating […]

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Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #1 – the fairly normal parties

By on May 21, 2017 in General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #1 – the fairly normal parties

Labour Cabinet ReshuffleMayor John Biggs has been sorting out his cabinet to various shouts of protest (“bully!”) and approval (“about time!”) depending on your point of view.It seems likely that he is not quite in the same jolly mood as he was at the Meila the other week as pictured left.Deputy Mayor Cllr. Rachael Saunders (Mile […]

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Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #2 – the just plain weird parties

By on May 20, 2017 in General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets Politics Roundup #2 – the just plain weird parties

…or the return of Shiraj Haque, Oliur’s embarrassing little problem and Lutfur’s £160,000 fundraising gigs.This is the second part of our round up of events in Tower Hamlets politics. You can read the first part here. But this one is much more entertaining! Promise!Where were we? Oh yes, bullying!Understandably Cllr. Shiria Khatun was more than […]

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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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Lutfur Rahman out on #GE2017 campaign trail with Oliur Rahman

Lutfur Rahman out on #GE2017 campaign trail with Oliur Rahman

Lutfur Rahman, corruptly elected ex-Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has been out and about helping his chum Oliur Rahman  the Independent Party prospective parliamentary candidate for Poplar & Limehouse campaigning.As President Donald Trump would say this is a “very, very smart move” by Oliur Rahman as enlisting Lutfur Rahman to campaign on his behalf testifies to the […]

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