In 2020 we can abandon the directly-elected Mayor system (if we can be trusted to)

Directly-elected Mayors in Tower Hamlets have done as much for democracy as the film ‘Jaws’ did…

Cllr. Puru Miah castigated by Electoral Commission’s investigation into Momentum

Tower Hamlets Councillor Puru Miah has been roundly castigated in the Electoral Commission’s investigation into Momentum…

Rifat Miah death: year-long SCR publication delay caused by IR35 dispute and reviewer availability

It has been confirmed by Tower Hamlets Council that part of the overall three-year delay in…

Tax dispute contributed to delay of publication of SCR report into death of baby Rifat Miah

Publication of a Serious Case Review (SCR) into the death of baby Rifat Miah was significantly…

Children’s safeguarding under scrutiny as two Serious Case Reviews published

The Tower Hamlets Local Safeguarding Children Board (LCSB) is publishing two Serious Case Reviews today. One…

Conservative Group suggest Labour administration spends money before £23m disappears

The Tower Hamlets Conservative Group is proposing an amendment urging Tower Hamlets Council spend some of…

Shadwell and Lansbury By-Election Results

Aspire wins in Shadwell, Labour Party wins in Lansbury. No surprises there. At the end of a…

Love Wapping handy voting guide for todays Shadwell and Lansbury by-elections

Voting for the by-elections in both Shadwell and Lansbury take place today Thursday 7th February 2019.…

Lib Dems revoke Abjol Miah’s party membership on eve of Shadwell by-election

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats announced this evening that their candidate in the Shadwell by-election, Abjol Miah,…

Labour candidate Asik Rahman’s attempt to stitch up Labour councillor Haque

Asik Rahman, Labour Party candidate in the Shadwell by-election, has brought to LW’s attention a Daily…