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DCLG takes full control of Tower Hamlets Council

DCLG takes full control of Tower Hamlets Council

BREAKING NEWS: Eric Pickles has announced that the DCLG is taking full control of Tower Hamlets Council to ‘clean up rotten practices’The content of the three tweets that announced the news from @EricPickles are below: (1/3) Am appointing as #TowerHamlets Commissioners:Chris Allison ex-Met Police Asst Commissioner Alan Wood,Children’s Services expert (2/3) Am proposing to issue […]

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DCLG Commissioners clamp down on Tower Hamlets grants

DCLG Commissioners clamp down on Tower Hamlets grants
The Commissioners sent in by Eric Pickles to sort out Tower Hamlets council have begun to publish the results of their work on the Main Stream Grants (MSG) shambles.Have a look at the bar chart below to see which organisation’s projects have been stopped. Grant funding with ‘red’ status are the ones in – you […]

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Rahman calls DCLG proposals ‘excessive and disproportionate’

By on November 18, 2014 in Politics, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments
Rahman calls DCLG proposals ‘excessive and disproportionate’

As we have not had a comedy item on <heart> Wapping for some time we thought you might like to read Mayor Lutfur’s response to the PwC report and the DCLG.You can find the original response here. London Borough of Tower Hamlets and proposed directions from the Secretary of State Response of Mayor Lutfur RahmanMayor […]

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Mayor’s office attempts to rewrite history – and fails.

Mayor’s office attempts to rewrite history – and fails.

A web page on Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s web blog  has been altered in an attempt to support the Mayor’s claims that he did not interfere in the allocation of grants.Examination of an archived version of the original blog page confirms that Mayor Lutfur Rahman had direct knowledge and involvement in the allocation of grants and that […]

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Mayor Lutfur Rahman is toast.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman is toast.

Some things in life are worth waiting for. This morning’s publication of the PwC report into Tower Hamlets Council was followed three hours later by a statement to the House of Commons by Eric Pickles MP, the Communities Secretary.While still in office it seems that Mayor Lutfur and his Tower Hamlets First administration are no […]

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