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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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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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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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Mayor Biggs denies accusations of Islamophobia by demoted Cllr. Khatun

By on June 2, 2017 in Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments
Mayor Biggs denies accusations of Islamophobia by demoted Cllr. Khatun

The row between Cllr. Shiria Khatun (Labour, Lansbury) and directly-elected Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has worsened after BBC London News broadcast an interview with Cllr. Khatun in which she accuses Mayor Biggs of Islamophobia and sexism.Cllr. Shiria Khatun was previously one of three Deputy Mayors and also in charge of Community Safety but […]

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