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This week’s top job – Head of Electoral Services, Tower Hamlets

This week’s top job – Head of Electoral Services, Tower Hamlets

By on October 20, 2017 in Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Bored with your current career path? Good at counting bits of paper? Need an exciting new opportunity in an, er, dynamic thrusting local authority organisation? Then look no further as you – yes YOU! – could the next Head of Electoral Services for Tower Hamlets! 

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Overview & Scrutiny inquiry submissions from LW & ShepwayVox

Overview & Scrutiny inquiry submissions from LW & ShepwayVox

By on October 16, 2017 in Hyperlocal, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Written submissions by community investigative journalists Love Wapping and Shepway Vox to the House of Commons Communities & Local Government select committee examining the Overview & Scrutiny (O&S) functions of local authorities have been published on the Parliament.uk site.

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DfE sets out improvements needed to Tower Hamlets children’s service

DfE sets out improvements needed to Tower Hamlets children’s service

By on September 13, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 1 Comment

The Department for Education (DfE) has issued a formal Direction order to Tower Hamlets council due to the inadequate performance in children’s services revealed in the Ofsted report of April this year.

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Landlord convicted after cramming 16 people into three-bedroom Bow flat

Landlord convicted after cramming 16 people into three-bedroom Bow flat

By on September 6, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan was fined £4,750 and ordered to pay £1,429.68 in costs after pleading guilty to five charges under the Housing Act 2004 at Bow Magistrates’ Court after cramming 16 people into a three-bedroom flat.

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Tower Hamlets Council fails to ban press reporting of fostering case

Tower Hamlets Council fails to ban press reporting of fostering case

By on August 31, 2017 in Tower Hamlets council with 1 Comment

Tower Hamlets Council has failed in its attempt to ban press reporting of the case of a five-year-old Christian child being fostered with strict Muslim parents.  

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