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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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Tower Hamlets corruption – only 24 hours left to submit your allegations

By on December 7, 2016 in Corruption, News, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets corruption – only 24 hours left to submit your allegations

Anyone with knowledge of corruption in Tower Hamlets only has 24 hours to submit their allegations to the Council’s Clear-Up Team. Please tell the independent investigation team what you know before midday tomorrow Wednesday 8 December 2016.LW has been busy getting its own documentation in order for the Clean-Up people and we have been advised […]

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