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General Election 2017

General Election results analysis by the Wapping Squirrels

By on June 11, 2017 in Comment, General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
General Election results analysis by the Wapping Squirrels

Editors note: In times of chaos and confusion, when the world really is upside down, we alway rely on the wisdom of the Wapping Squirrels. LW was allowed to attend a Squirrel Meeting earlier today in one of their more luxurious nests.We first asked Thin Tail, current King of the Wapping Squirrels, for his reaction […]

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Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 results (and where was Cllr. Oliur Rahman?)

By on June 9, 2017 in General Election 2017 with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 results (and where was Cllr. Oliur Rahman?)

To the surprise of absolutely nobody both Rushanara Ali and Jim Fitzpatrick have been re-elected to their seats so we can revert to calling them Rushanara Ali MP and Jim Fitzpatrick MP.You can see the results for both Tower Hamlets constituencies here on the Council site. Election results for Bethnal Green & Bow (Tower Hamlets Council) […]

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Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 Polling Day Policing Updates

Tower Hamlets General Election 2017 Polling Day Policing Updates

Tower Hamlets police are mounting an extensive operation across the Borough today to ensure the integrity of the democratic process. They are providing key stakeholders and the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) with several updates throughout the day in addition to their previous reports which you can find here and here.The first police Situation Report Tower […]

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Tower Hamlets Council fails voters even before General Election 2017 polls open

Tower Hamlets Council fails voters even before General Election 2017 polls open

Despite all the good work being put in by the police it seems as if the Council’s IT department have failed to carry out a basic job yet again.LW has previously criticised the lame and inept efforts to provide voters with a simple and effective way to find out where their polling station is.This morning […]

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Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Current Police Situation Report 06 June

Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Current Police Situation Report 06 June

As a result of the electoral corruption endemic in Tower Hamlets during recent years, in the run up to the General Election on 8th June 2017 (tomorrow!)  the Metropolitan Police have worked closely with the Electoral Commission, HMIC, and the Council to ensure it “plays its part to protect the integrity of the electoral process.”Which is nice.You can see […]

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