It’s an east London matter, but last week’s news that Tower Hamlets’ elected mayor Lutfur Rahman had been booted out of office by an election court after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices during an election could have consequences south of the river too. 606 more words
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Greenwich Council leader Denise Hyland has mocked the the number of signatures on a petition calling for the closure of its weekly newspaper Greenwich Time… 1,125 more words
The independent press is quickly disappearing across London boroughs as town hall propaganda sheets take over journalism’s turf.
In April 2014, Secretary of State for Communities, Eric Pickles, issued… 563 more words
Is the end in sight for East End Life? It’s been predicted many times before.
But last Friday, Eric Pickles’s Department for Communities and Local Government… 1,417 more words
It’s probably a legacy from my days as a member of the “accountants’ union”, but I’ve always had a respect for the worker bees in Tower Hamlets council’s over-stretched finance department. 887 more words
To cut a long story short, I was ejected from a Tower Hamlets council meeting tonight and frogmarched out of the town hall by two uniformed security guards on the orders of Head of Communications Takki Sulaiman. 949 more words
Where to start with updates on the events of last week?
Yesterday, Mayor Lutfur Rahman staged a mini-rally/call for canvassers outside Sir John Cass School in Stepney. 1,286 more words