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Findings of Tower Hamlets Corruption ‘Clean Up’ Investigations Published

Findings of Tower Hamlets Corruption ‘Clean Up’ Investigations Published

The findings of the Tower Hamlets corruption ‘Clean Up’ investigations have been formally presented at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 27th June and will be presented to the Council next week.Original allegations are wide ranging but include Youth Services, misuse of the RIPA Act, misuse of council credit cards, electoral fraud, fabrication of evidence and the […]

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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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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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Value of public meeting questioned as PCs are turned into road sweepers

Value of public meeting questioned as PCs are turned into road sweepers

This was supposed to be a good news story praising the heightened police patrols in Wapping this week. Instead it is about the incredible situation where it seems that highly trained police officers have been deployed to collect litter in Wapping.Here is the story in Tweets starting with the surreal tweet from Tower Hamlets Council […]

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New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

Travel agents across Tower Hamlets may have experienced a sudden surge in demand for quick getaways today following the news that ‘Operation Lynemouth’, a new criminal investigation by the Metropolitan Police into allegations of criminal activity in Tower Hamlets, is underwayThe move comes after the request by the GLA Police & Crime Committee to Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary […]

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