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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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Ofsted condemns Tower Hamlets Children’s Services as ‘inadequate’

Ofsted condemns Tower Hamlets Children’s Services as ‘inadequate’
Tower Hamlets Children’s Services are condemned as ‘inadequate’ by an Ofsted report conducted between 23 January to 16 February 2017. Politicians and council officers of all ranks are criticised for “… widespread and serious failures in the services provided to children who need help and protection in Tower Hamlets.”One indicator of the severity of these […]

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Youth Services: No prosecutions due to incorrect ‘packaging’ of evidence.

Youth Services: No prosecutions due to incorrect ‘packaging’ of evidence.

LW can exclusively reveal that there will be no criminal prosecutions of any Youth Services personnel as persons unknown claim that evidence submitted by the Council to the police was rejected as it was ‘incorrectly packaged’.Both the Metropolitan Police Service and Tower Hamlets Council itself have rejected this ‘incorrect packaging’ claim.LW has spent many months trying […]

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First Employment Tribunal case of Tower Hamlets Youth Services worker

First Employment Tribunal case of Tower Hamlets Youth Services worker

What is believed to be the first case concerning a member of the Council’s Youth Services team has started to be heard at the East London Employment Tribunals Service.The hearing is between claimant Jalil Ahmed and the Council. Mr Ahmed worked at Tower Hamlets Council from approximately 2003 as a driver of one of the 7.5t […]

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