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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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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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