Tower Hamlets Council’s massive fail in bid for GLA housing funds baffles everyone (including them)

Newham with 26k people on its waiting list is awarded £107m to build 1,123 new homes, Tower Hamlets with 19k people on its waiting list is awarded £13m to build 675 new... Read more »

‘Cash-strapped’ east London council finds £180 million under mattress

Tower Hamlets Council has deep pockets but very short arms. Canary Wharf councillor Andrew Wood has revealed that there is no less than £180m available to spend in the council coffers. Read more »

Conservatives fight nursery closures as Labour luvvies fret over vocal performances

Only in Tower Hamlets could traditional political roles be so totally reversed that the two Conservative councillors should table a motion to full cabinet questioning Labour’s decision to close three Local Authority... Read more »

Is another OFSTED inspection failure looming for Tower Hamlets?

Will non-attendance by key Council officers at Tower Hamlets Children’s Safeguarding Board (LCSB) operational meetings increase risk of another OFSTED failure for Children's Services? Read more »

Wapping community volunteers resort to High Court Injunction against Council

Yesterday Christine Trumper of Community Solutions obtained a High Court injunction to stop Tower Hamlets Council from carrying out their stated intention of changing the locks at 15 Chandler Street in another... Read more »