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Tower Hamlets adopts biometric system to combat voting fraud

Tower Hamlets adopts biometric system to combat voting fraud

It has been announced that Tower Hamlets is to adopt a biometric voting system for all future elections in an attempt to completely eradicate electoral fraud.Voters will have their fingerprints scanned and checked as they vote and electronically verified against a database of all borough residents on the electoral roll.As we all know election integrity is […]

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Tower Hamlets election petition case – the council’s view

Tower Hamlets election petition case – the council’s view

By on February 2, 2015 in Election Petition with 0 Comments

Oh dear. It’s all started again <sigh>. The election petition hearing starts today at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand and we can be assured of all sorts of fun and games for the next couple of months.In a few words this case, which is not a criminal trial, is a legal challenge to […]

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

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 beginning to surface of the allegations against Mayor Lutfur Rahman by the High Court petitioners who consider the elections should be run again.For those of you who have never met Ted he is the one behind the thumb in the photo […]

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Does arrest over ‘car boot full’ of voting forms indicate industrial scale fraud?

Does arrest over ‘car boot full’ of voting forms indicate industrial scale fraud?

By on June 22, 2014 in Elections 2014, Opinion, Voting Fraud with 0 Comments

Oops.According to this story in The Telegraph by Andrew Gilligan  our very own Tower Hamlets police found a “car boot full of postal vote applications” after stopping a vehicle in a routine search.Which  is nice. Unless you were driving the car. In which case it was not very nice at all.Apparently the ‘substantial number’ of completed postal […]

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