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‘Corrupt and illegal’ only a legal term say corruptly elected THF councillors

‘Corrupt and illegal’ only a legal term say corruptly elected THF councillors

The Wapping Mole has obtained a copy of the amendment tabled by Tower Hamlets First councillors that led to them walking out of Council the other week in a right huff. It is so worth reading.

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We said to NOT mention the criminal investigation. And you have. Yes – you!

We said to NOT mention the criminal investigation. And you have. Yes – you!

We said to not mention the criminal investigation into alleged criminal activities during the Lutfur Rahman administration and then you do! Why?

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Whatever you do – please do not mention the CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION!

Whatever you do – please do not mention the CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION!

Those titans of local democracy known as Tower Hamlets First struck yet another blow for their own freedom last week by fearlessly standing up and walking out of Council.

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Hyperlocal publishers to keep watch over local government

Hyperlocal publishers to keep watch over local government

By on May 11, 2016 in Council meetings, Opinion with 0 Comments

“Hyperlocal publishers to keep watch over local government?” A pompous headline if ever the LW editorial team wrote one. And we have written a few.  “Mr Pompous wins local Being Very Pompous competition” being one of them. Pompous the headline may be but accurate it is.There is a school of thought that blames the historic abuses […]

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