How THF grabbed tenants phone numbers for electioneering

During both the 2014 and 2015 Mayoral elections the Tower Hamlets First / Independent / Whatever Party sent residents text messages asking them for their vote.Nothing unusual in that, most political organisations do this.Problem... Read more »

#leafletgate – Tower Hamlets First evades justice once again

The Green Bank #leafletgate incident during the 2015 Mayoral election was confirmation to many that Tower Hamlets First were doing whatever they wanted to do with no regard for the law.Tower Hamlets First ignored... Read more »

Tower Hamlets First ceases to exist

The Electoral Commission has informed Tower Hamlets First that the ‘party’ has been removed from the register of political parties.“Following the Court’s judgment in the Tower Hamlets election petition on 23 April,... Read more »

Time to rid our borough of the Tower Hamlets First virus

This is the text of a letter I have sent to the Electoral Commission today with reference to the remaining Tower Hamlets First Councillors. Monday 27th April 2015Dear Electoral CommissionerAs a resident of... Read more »

THF Cllr. Mahbub Alam’s views on press freedom

The stance of Tower Hamlets First councillor Mahbub Alam regarding the terrorist attack on the the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris and press freedom are interesting. Grinning SelfiesCllr. Alam is a leading light in... Read more »