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Confirmed: Rabina Khan did meet police over Leafletgate

Confirmed: Rabina Khan did meet police over Leafletgate

It has been confirmed that the reason independent Mayoral candidate Rabina Khan missed Thursday’s Poplar hustings was because she was with the Metropolitan Police. The police meeting was in regard to allegations of canvassing irregularities in Wapping and Limehouse.

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Met Police asks for Leafletgate witnesses

Met Police asks for Leafletgate witnesses

New Scotland Yard has asked that anyone that has any information that may assist the Police in relation to the ‘Leafletgate’ enquiry to email  SETElections@met.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Cris 421 290 47/15 Click here to see all posts related to Leafletgate.   

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Tower Hamlet’s dodgy grants – a Wapping story

Tower Hamlet’s dodgy grants – a Wapping story

Update 13 May 2015: Below is a response from Tower Hamlets Council to this story which was received yesterday. “I have been asked to advise you that no grant agreements were signed, and no payments were made to the organisation named in your piece from the council’s Main Stream Grants programme (2012-15).  The organisation in […]

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Council staff warned not to destroy records

Council staff warned not to destroy records

By on May 1, 2015 in Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Below is a photo taken of what is presumably the content of an email sent to Tower Hamlets Council staff printed and stuck on the door of the Executive Mayor’s office at the town hall.The text reads in part:“You must not destroy any information or records whether held electronically or in hard copy on permanent […]

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Wapping E1W charity probed over Islamist extremism claims

Wapping E1W charity probed over Islamist extremism claims

By on February 18, 2015 in News, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Global Aid Trust (GAT), a charity based in Sovereign Close Wapping, is being investigated by the Charity Commission for promoting Islamist extremism as a result of an undercover investigation by ITV’s Exposure program. The documentary ‘Exposure: Charities Behaving Badly’ is on ITV at 10.40pm on Wednesday 18 February.  ‘Anti-semitic comments’A video clip from the documentary is included in […]

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