Tower Hamlets Mayor guilty, election void. THF stuffed.

Ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman and ex-Cllr. Alibor Choudhury guilty of electoral fraud and banned from office. Result…

“Corruption … is at the heart of Mr Rahman’s administration.”

Ooh! That headline’s a bit harsh isn’t it? Not the word’s of our High Court correspondent…

More details of alleged wrongdoing in 2014 elections emerge

As the challenge in the High Court against the result of the May 2014 mayoral election…

“The future of democracy in our borough and across London is at stake.”

The below is an extract from ‘Barnet council and the future of local-government funding’ (Guardian). It…

Tower Hamlets Mayoral election petition case moved to RCJ

The legal challenge to the validity of the Tower Hamlets Mayoral election is to be held…

Christmas comes early to Tower Hamlets as DCLG takes control

Today two Commissioners appointed by the Department for Culture and Communities (DCLG) Secretary Eric Pickles have…

The first of many? Tower Hamlets Cabinet Member Shahed Ali arrested

The ever alert Ted Jeory reports that Cllr. Shahed Ali was arrested on 10 December by…

Commons statement re Tower Hamlets Council by Eric Pickles (full text)

The text below is taken verbatim from Hansard and covers the statement to the House of Commons…

Mayor Rahman astonished by witness intimidation allegations

A BBC news story reports that Tower Hamlets residents who are challenging the validity of the May…

Tower Hamlets elections – details of allegations against Mayor Lutfur by High Court petitioners emerge

Thanks to Ted Jeory who tweets breaking news even when he is on holiday some details are…