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Another 'rotten borough'? Allegations of electoral fraud in Peterborough - British Politics and Policy at LSE
26 Jun 2019

Another 'rotten borough'? Allegations of electoral fraud in Peterborough  British Politics and Policy at LSE

Timothy Peace and Parveen Akhtar discuss the allegations of electoral malpractice in the recent Peterborough by-election in which Labour won by 683 votes.


We’ve been Rotherhamed - Spectator.co.uk
22 Jun 2019

We’ve been Rotherhamed  Spectator.co.uk

We've been Rotherhamed on The Spectator | I think we need a new source of ultimate evil for people taking part in political discussions, because Godwin's ...


Columnist Rod liddle’s ‘racist’ take on the Peterborough election did not go down well - The indy100
17 Jun 2019

Columnist Rod liddle’s ‘racist’ take on the Peterborough election did not go down well  The indy100

Journalist Rod Liddle's column in the Sunday Times has come under widespread criticism for what he himself admitted would likely be seen as "racist" and/or ...


'Multiple failings' in Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe - BBC News
12 Mar 2019

'Multiple failings' in Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe  BBC News

Multiple failings meant the Met Police failed to catch electoral fraud during the 2014 Tower Hamlets mayoral election, according to a watchdog. Former mayor ...


NatWest customers can now open an account without stepping into a bank – by using a SELFIE - Express
21 Jun 2019

NatWest customers can now open an account without stepping into a bank – by using a SELFIE  Express

NATWEST customers can now open an account with a selfie – removing the need to step foot into a branch.


P'BORO VOTE FRAUD: Convicts, Cover-Ups, And What MUST Be Done Next - Politicalite
18 Jun 2019

P'BORO VOTE FRAUD: Convicts, Cover-Ups, And What MUST Be Done Next  Politicalite

THE FRESHLY-coined term 'ballot burglars' – thanks to Politicalite – has been doing the rounds on social media of late, with the nation's growing collective ...


From the archive – demand for social housing set to fall - Inside Housing
17 Jun 2019

From the archive – demand for social housing set to fall  Inside Housing

Inside Housing, news, analysis, and comment about the social housing sector in the UK.


ANNE MARIE WATERS: Peterborough – The New Tower Hamlets? - Politicalite
13 Jun 2019

ANNE MARIE WATERS: Peterborough – The New Tower Hamlets?  Politicalite

THREE years ago, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said the government was in a “state of denial” regarding electoral fraud. He also accused authorities of ...


NatWest is first big UK bank to let customers open account with a selfie - The Guardian
20 Jun 2019

NatWest is first big UK bank to let customers open account with a selfie  The Guardian

Lender uses AI to confirm the image matches the applicant's ID documents.


No charges after Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe - BBC News
07 Sep 2018

No charges after Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe  BBC News

Police investigating electoral fraud during the 2014 Tower Hamlets mayoral election have not found sufficient evidence to charge anyone. The Met launched the ...


The 7 sickening East London criminals locked up in May - MyLondon
06 Jun 2019

The 7 sickening East London criminals locked up in May  MyLondon

Fraudsters, drug dealers and attempted murderers were among those put behind bars.


Mohammad Harun: Dalston solictor faces 'housing fraud' allegations in Tower Hamlets | Politics - Hackney Gazette
24 Dec 2018

Mohammad Harun: Dalston solictor faces 'housing fraud' allegations in Tower Hamlets | Politics  Hackney Gazette

Mohammad Harun, a solicitor at the Duncan Lewis law firm in Kingsland High Street, was also a Tower Hamlets councillor but has now resigned after an inquiry ...


Disgraced mayor's party win Tower Hamlets by-election - BBC News
08 Feb 2019

Disgraced mayor's party win Tower Hamlets by-election  BBC News

Aspire won one of the by-elections in Tower Hamlets, while Labour was victorious in the other.


Councillor quits as Tower Hamlets launches investigation into allegations of 'housing fraud' - East London Advertiser
22 Dec 2018

Councillor quits as Tower Hamlets launches investigation into allegations of 'housing fraud'  East London Advertiser

A senior member of Tower Hamlets Council elected just seven months ago has resigned while the town hall has begun an investigation into allegations about ...


Tower Hamlets to tackle vote-rigging with photographic entry system - Evening Standard
06 Feb 2019

Tower Hamlets to tackle vote-rigging with photographic entry system  Evening Standard

A London borough rocked by a vote-rigging scandal will implement some of the toughest security measures seen for an election count in the UK. Tower Hamlets ...


OneCoin: Ex-Tower Hamlets Council employees among London residents caught up in global "scam" | Crime & Court - East London Advertiser
19 Apr 2019

OneCoin: Ex-Tower Hamlets Council employees among London residents caught up in global "scam" | Crime & Court  East London Advertiser

A former youth worker at Tower Hamlets Council is among the people flagged up to City of London Police in connection with an alleged global marketing scam.


Tower Hamlets by-election to use UK first photo entry system - BBC News
06 Feb 2019

Tower Hamlets by-election to use UK first photo entry system  BBC News

"Enhanced" security checks will be used for the first time ever in the UK for a council by-election following a previous vote-rigging scandal. Tower Hamlets ...


Brexit Party Declares War on Postal Vote Fraud, Legal Challenge to Vote-rigger's Involvement in By-election - Breitbart
24 Jun 2019

Brexit Party Declares War on Postal Vote Fraud, Legal Challenge to Vote-rigger's Involvement in By-election  Breitbart

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is lodging a legal petition to investigate potential electoral fraud in the Peterborough by-election.


Burned Brexit Party Ballots, Voter Fraud Under Investigation. - Human Events
11 Jun 2019

Burned Brexit Party Ballots, Voter Fraud Under Investigation.  Human Events

Sources within the Brexit Party have told Human Events a challenge to the election result is being seriously considered, with lawyers already looking into the ...


Now solicitors' regulators probe Tower Hamlets councillor who quit after 7 months over 'housing fraud' allegations - East London Advertiser
28 Dec 2018

Now solicitors' regulators probe Tower Hamlets councillor who quit after 7 months over 'housing fraud' allegations  East London Advertiser

The councillor who quit amid allegations of Tower Hamlets housing fraud is now being investigated by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority, it has emerged today.


Council fraud probe following Luftur Rahman ends | Politics - East London Advertiser
20 Dec 2018

Council fraud probe following Luftur Rahman ends | Politics  East London Advertiser

Tower Hamlets Council has closed down its "Clear Up Project", which was investigating allegations of fraud and misuse of public money made against the ...


Ballot tampering, postal vote fraud and false voter registration claims made in Tower Hamlets | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News - East London Advertiser
22 Feb 2019

Ballot tampering, postal vote fraud and false voter registration claims made in Tower Hamlets | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News  East London Advertiser

A specialist police unit ordered into Tower Hamlets after a voting scandal has received 17 allegations of fraud or malpractice relating to by-elections held earlier ...


Tower Hamlets election: Anti-fraud police trained up - BBC News
07 Feb 2018

Tower Hamlets election: Anti-fraud police trained up  BBC News

More than 600 police officers in an east London borough are taking extra training as part of a drive to stop local election fraud. Ch Supt Sue Williams said every ...


Tower Hamlets election fraud mayor Lutfur Rahman removed from office - BBC News
23 Apr 2015

Tower Hamlets election fraud mayor Lutfur Rahman removed from office  BBC News

An east London mayor has been removed from office and a poll declared void after he was found guilty of electoral fraud. An Election Commissioner concluded ...


Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return - Love Wapping
22 Dec 2018

Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return  Love Wapping

Labour Councillor Muhammad Harun has resigned as a Councillor. It is believed that the reason for his resignation is related to allegations of housing fraud.


London's Tower Hamlets faces vote fraud claims | News - The Times
05 Apr 2018

London's Tower Hamlets faces vote fraud claims | News  The Times

New electoral fraud allegations in east London are being investigated by police. Almost 40 new claims of corruption have been reported in the run-up to the local ...


Crooked stockbroker jailed for a second time while already under scrutiny for an earlier fraud - This is Money
19 Jan 2019

Crooked stockbroker jailed for a second time while already under scrutiny for an earlier fraud  This is Money

A corrupt stockbroker exposed by The Mail on Sunday has been jailed for a second time after he took part in a further investment scam while already under ...


Tower Hamlets local elections: Clampdown to stop vote fraud in scandal-hit borough - Evening Standard
26 Apr 2018

Tower Hamlets local elections: Clampdown to stop vote fraud in scandal-hit borough  Evening Standard

A scandal-hit London borough has had to implement some of the most intense anti-fraud measures in the country before the local elections. Tower Hamlets is ...


EU arrest warrants for record number of suspects in Britain - The Times
15 Jun 2019

EU arrest warrants for record number of suspects in Britain  The Times

A record number of European criminals are suspected of being on the run in Britain.The UK received 17256 European arrest warrants last year for suspects ...


The vile criminals locked up in London this week - MyLondon
21 Jun 2019

The vile criminals locked up in London this week  MyLondon

It has been a relatively quiet week for locking up criminals but that doesn't take away from the seriousness of their crimes. A murderer, thief and a pair of armed ...


Former Tower Hamlets councillor must pay back £110000 housing fraud gains - or face returning to jail - East London Advertiser
10 Jul 2018

Former Tower Hamlets councillor must pay back £110000 housing fraud gains - or face returning to jail  East London Advertiser

A former councillor who was jailed for housing fraud must pay £180000 or face returning to prison.


Slow response to universal credit errors 'bizarre', says council - The Guardian
07 May 2019

Slow response to universal credit errors 'bizarre', says council  The Guardian

DWP officials took months to correct payment mistakes, says Tower Hamlets council.


Police investigate new fraud claims over Tower Hamlets poll - Evening Standard
04 Apr 2018

Police investigate new fraud claims over Tower Hamlets poll  Evening Standard

A specialist police unit, drafted in to a London borough rocked by a vote-rigging scandal, has received 39 new allegations of corruption in the run-up to next ...


Tower Hamlets Council: Second councillor steps down after just seven months | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News - East London Advertiser
02 Jan 2019

Tower Hamlets Council: Second councillor steps down after just seven months | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News  East London Advertiser

A councillor has resigned in Tower Hamlets in just 10 days but this time for 'personal reasons'.


European elections: Extra police deployed for polling day amid fears of violent clashes - The Independent
23 May 2019

European elections: Extra police deployed for polling day amid fears of violent clashes  The Independent

An unprecedented number of extra police have been deployed in parts of the UK in anticipation of violence as voters go to the polls for the European elections.


Victoria Beckham's ex brother-in-law Darren Flood jailed over role in £1m scam targeting vulnerable victims - The Independent
11 Jan 2019

Victoria Beckham's ex brother-in-law Darren Flood jailed over role in £1m scam targeting vulnerable victims  The Independent

Victoria Beckham's ex-brother-in-law has been jailed for his role in a near-£1 million fraud that saw the famous family's name used in a scam that conned ...


Tower Hamlets postal voters to be monitored under pilot scheme - The Guardian
19 Dec 2017

Tower Hamlets postal voters to be monitored under pilot scheme  The Guardian

Scandal-hit London borough is one of several local authority areas selected to trial a package of anti-fraud measures. Rajeev Syal. Tue 19 Dec 2017 11.01 EST ...


Nearly half of election fraud claims since 2012 relate to Tower Hamlets - Evening Standard
27 Jan 2017

Nearly half of election fraud claims since 2012 relate to Tower Hamlets  Evening Standard

A total of 455 allegations of electoral fraud and malpractice have been made in London in the past five years, figures reveal today. The allegations reported to ...


Election SHOCK: Met Police probe 65 claims of fraud ahead of Thursday’s vote - Express
01 May 2018

Election SHOCK: Met Police probe 65 claims of fraud ahead of Thursday’s vote  Express

SCOTLAND Yard is investigating 65 allegations of voting corruption in London ahead of Thursday's local elections, it has emerged.


Tower Hamlets CounciL: Lansbury by-election will take place after resignation of councillor in housing fraud probe | Politics - East London Advertiser
27 Dec 2018

Tower Hamlets CounciL: Lansbury by-election will take place after resignation of councillor in housing fraud probe | Politics  East London Advertiser

The council has revealed a by-election will take place in February following the resignation of a Lansbury ward councillor.


Alarming rate of electoral fraud reported in east London borough Tower Hamlets - Express.co.uk
28 Jan 2017

Alarming rate of electoral fraud reported in east London borough Tower Hamlets  Express.co.uk

NEARLY half of all voter fraud reported in London in the past five years took place in Tower Hamlets, it has been revealed.


One of Britain’s most wanted fugitive fraudsters slipped back into country undetected by using Eurotunnel - Mirror Online
19 Dec 2018

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitive fraudsters slipped back into country undetected by using Eurotunnel  Mirror Online

Judge slates UK Border Force at Eurotunnel Folkstone after Countrywide Land cheat James Maynard snuck in.


Met faces probe over Tower Hamlets electoral fraud investigation - EastLondonLines
22 Mar 2017

Met faces probe over Tower Hamlets electoral fraud investigation  EastLondonLines

The official police watchdog will investigate the Metropolitan Police's handling of fraud and malpractice allegations during the 2014 Tower Hamlets mayoral ...


Tower Hamlets Council linked to alleged £2m corruption scandal - BBC News
10 Dec 2017

Tower Hamlets Council linked to alleged £2m corruption scandal  BBC News

Secret recordings have emerged apparently connecting a Labour council to an alleged £2m corruption scandal. The allegations, reportedly made in tapes ...


Inspectors to examine Tower Hamlets fraud claims - BBC News
04 Apr 2014

Inspectors to examine Tower Hamlets fraud claims  BBC News

Inspectors are appointed by the government to examine allegations of "governance failure, poor financial management and fraud" at Tower Hamlets borough.


The government’s voter ID scheme is a dangerous step towards electoral suppression in the UK – just look at America - The Independent
15 May 2019

The government’s voter ID scheme is a dangerous step towards electoral suppression in the UK – just look at America  The Independent

Though the Conservative government would like to convince us otherwise, there's simply no evidence that voting fraud is even slightly an issue the UK. Electoral ...


Newham Council calls public meeting as police urged to intervene in repairs division's shocking overspend - Newham Recorder
04 Jan 2019

Newham Council calls public meeting as police urged to intervene in repairs division's shocking overspend  Newham Recorder

Newham council has called an extraordinary meeting as the fallout continues over alleged financial malpractice in one of its key departments.


Fresh voting fraud in scandal-hit borough of Tower Hamlets - Telegraph.co.uk
03 May 2015

Fresh voting fraud in scandal-hit borough of Tower Hamlets  Telegraph.co.uk

A new outbreak of voting fraud is underway this week in the London borough whose elected mayor was dismissed by a High Court judge for corruption and ...


Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of 'political correctness', report warns - The Telegraph
12 Aug 2016

Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of 'political correctness', report warns  The Telegraph

Election fraud has been allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of “political correctness”, a major report finds as it calls for unprecedented reforms ...


Tower Hamlets Council’s massive fail in bid for GLA housing funds baffles everyone (including them) - Love Wapping
21 Nov 2018

Tower Hamlets Council’s massive fail in bid for GLA housing funds baffles everyone (including them)  Love Wapping

In late October 2018 Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the allocation of £1,000,000,000 of funding to London councils for the building of over 11,000 ...


Man charged with murder of woman found strangled at Tower Hamlets flat - MyLondon
14 May 2019

Man charged with murder of woman found strangled at Tower Hamlets flat  MyLondon

Ian Kerr, 36, of no fixed address, was charged with murder, two counts of fraud and preventing the lawful and decent burial of a dead body.


Victoria Obaze elected Tower Hamlets Council Speaker | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News - East London Advertiser
16 May 2019

Victoria Obaze elected Tower Hamlets Council Speaker | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News  East London Advertiser

A woman who only just scraped through last year's local elections to become a Tower Hamlets councillor at her third attempt was elected Council Speaker.


Last conspirator in £35m land scam run from Canary Wharf is finally jailed after five years on the run - East London Advertiser
21 Dec 2018

Last conspirator in £35m land scam run from Canary Wharf is finally jailed after five years on the run  East London Advertiser

The fifth man involved in a massive £35 million land banking scam run from Canary Wharf has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.


Threats, bullying and cowardice: The inside story of the Tower Hamlets mayor election fraud - Telegraph.co.uk
26 Apr 2015

Threats, bullying and cowardice: The inside story of the Tower Hamlets mayor election fraud  Telegraph.co.uk

Pressure on witnesses and Met's pursuit of petitioners were backdrop to trial that ousted 'lying' Tower Hamlets mayor, writes Andrew Gilligan.


And they are off! Team Ohid Ahmed out and about in Chrisp Street market - Love Wapping
29 Dec 2018

And they are off! Team Ohid Ahmed out and about in Chrisp Street market  Love Wapping

Presumed candidate in the Lansbury by-election Ohid Ahmed and chums were spotted out and about in Chrisp Street earlier today while other political parties ...


Met to examine allegations of electoral fraud by former Tower Hamlets mayor - The Guardian
01 May 2015

Met to examine allegations of electoral fraud by former Tower Hamlets mayor  The Guardian

Police decision increases mounting problems for supporters of Lutfur Rahman, kicked out of office for vote-rigging, buying votes and religious intimidation.


Evidence 'overlooked by Met Police' into Lutfur Rahman's Tower Hamlets election is uncovered by HM Inspectorate - East London Advertiser
21 Jun 2018

Evidence 'overlooked by Met Police' into Lutfur Rahman's Tower Hamlets election is uncovered by HM Inspectorate  East London Advertiser

Investigators probing corruption, fraud and bribery in the overturned 2014 Tower Hamlets council election that brought down Lutfur Rahman are gathering *fresh* ...


Only one convicted over 2017 'double voting' claims - BBC News
02 Mar 2018

Only one convicted over 2017 'double voting' claims  BBC News

Hundreds of complaints about alleged double voting in the 2017 UK general election resulted in only one conviction, according to police data. Claims made on ...


Two women murdered in Tower Hamlets in one week - Love Wapping
06 Jan 2019

Two women murdered in Tower Hamlets in one week  Love Wapping

The Metropolitan Police Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating two murders in Tower Hamlets which took place in one week.


Scotland Yard faces inquiry over handling of Tower Hamlets mayoral election corruption case - The Independent
21 Mar 2017

Scotland Yard faces inquiry over handling of Tower Hamlets mayoral election corruption case  The Independent

The official police watchdog is expected to launch an inquiry into how Scotland Yard dropped a criminal investigation into an east London election, despite a ...


Met police accused of 'major failings' over Tower Hamlets mayor - The Guardian
10 Mar 2017

Met police accused of 'major failings' over Tower Hamlets mayor  The Guardian

London assembly member criticises failure to bring charges against Lutfur Rahman, who was removed from office in April 2015.


Lib Dems revoke Abjol Miah’s party membership on eve of Shadwell by-election - Love Wapping
06 Feb 2019

Lib Dems revoke Abjol Miah’s party membership on eve of Shadwell by-election  Love Wapping

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats announced this evening that their candidate in the Shadwell by-election, Abjol Miah, has had his party membership revoked ...


East London brothers jailed over racist attack | The Crown Prosecution Service - The Crown Prosecution Service
05 Apr 2019

East London brothers jailed over racist attack | The Crown Prosecution Service  The Crown Prosecution Service

Two brothers have been jailed for repeatedly stabbing a man in a racist attack in east London. Ronnie Hansen, 22, and Robert Hansen, 29, attacked the victim ...


Wapping community volunteers resort to High Court Injunction against Council - Love Wapping
04 Nov 2018

Wapping community volunteers resort to High Court Injunction against Council  Love Wapping

Yesterday Christine Trumper of Community Solutions obtained a High Court injunction to stop Tower Hamlets Council from carrying out their stated intention of ...


Resignation of Labour Shadwell councillor Ruhul Amin triggers another by-election - Love Wapping
31 Dec 2018

Resignation of Labour Shadwell councillor Ruhul Amin triggers another by-election  Love Wapping

News just in that Councillor Ruhul Amin (Labour, Shadwell) has resigned his post citing 'personal reasons' for the latest desertion from Mayor Biggs' Labour ...


Vote 2018: Tower Hamlets mayoral election result - BBC News
04 May 2018

Vote 2018: Tower Hamlets mayoral election result  BBC News

Results in the Tower Hamlets mayoral election held 3 May 2018.


Tower Hamlets councillor jailed for housing tenancy fraud while owning properties - East London Advertiser
27 Oct 2016

Tower Hamlets councillor jailed for housing tenancy fraud while owning properties  East London Advertiser

A councillor once part of Lutfur Rahman's corrupt administration at Tower Hamlets has today been sentenced to five months in prison for housing fraud.


Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrat by-election candidate criticised for tweeting link to antisemitic video | Election - East London Advertiser
05 Feb 2019

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrat by-election candidate criticised for tweeting link to antisemitic video | Election  East London Advertiser

A Tower Hamlets election candidate has today apologised for sharing an antisemitic conspiracy video fronted by a prominent white supremacist on social media.


Eight men jailed in Leeds for 'police officer' fraud - ITV News
05 Sep 2018

Eight men jailed in Leeds for 'police officer' fraud  ITV News

Read the latest Calendar stories, Eight men jailed in Leeds for 'police officer' fraud on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Calendar news.


Government to trial photo ID at polling stations to combat voter fraud - The Independent
16 Sep 2017

Government to trial photo ID at polling stations to combat voter fraud  The Independent

The use of photo identification at polling stations is to be trialled in a series of forthcoming council elections, as the Government considers making it a legal ...


Tower Hamlets mayor was elected after corrupt campaign, high court told - The Guardian
02 Feb 2015

Tower Hamlets mayor was elected after corrupt campaign, high court told  The Guardian

Residents of London borough allege Lutfur Rahman and his workers filled out other people's ballot papers and smeared his opponents as racist.


Candidates! Pick your parties! Lansbury by-election date announced! - Love Wapping
24 Dec 2018

Candidates! Pick your parties! Lansbury by-election date announced!  Love Wapping

The Lansbury ward by-election caused by the resignation of former councillor Muhammad Harun will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019 and the usual ...


Why chase Brexit Party conspiracies when people aren't even getting their polling cards? - Telegraph.co.uk
22 May 2019

Why chase Brexit Party conspiracies when people aren't even getting their polling cards?  Telegraph.co.uk

The Commission grumbles over small donations, while doing little to address the basic integrity of our voting system.


Romance scammer wined and dined women before conning them out of almost £650,000 - Metro.co.uk
02 May 2019

Romance scammer wined and dined women before conning them out of almost £650,000  Metro.co.uk

A conman who pretended to be in a relationship with his victims before conning them out of almost £650000 has been jailed. Keyur Vyas, 32, wined and dined ...


Voters may have to show ID to combat voter fraud in 'vulnerable' areas - The Telegraph
27 Dec 2016

Voters may have to show ID to combat voter fraud in 'vulnerable' areas  The Telegraph

Voters in towns and cities with large Muslim communities where there are concerns about election fraud could have to show their passports or driving licences ...


620 police officers to recieve anti-fraud training ahead of local elections in Tower Hamlets - East London Advertiser
08 Feb 2018

620 police officers to recieve anti-fraud training ahead of local elections in Tower Hamlets  East London Advertiser

Specialist anti-election fraud training will be given to 620 Tower Hamlets police officers ahead of May's local elections.


Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali admits housing fraud in court - East London Advertiser
27 Sep 2016

Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali admits housing fraud in court  East London Advertiser

A councillor admitted housing fraud in the once-troubled Tower Hamlets council in London's East End when he appeared in court on yesterday.


'Pick up tabs for £1m legal bills for Lutfur Rahman's ban' Tower Hamlets mayor urges PM - East London Advertiser
05 Aug 2018

'Pick up tabs for £1m legal bills for Lutfur Rahman's ban' Tower Hamlets mayor urges PM  East London Advertiser

Downing Street should up the tabs on the £1.1 million legal bills facing four petitioners who ousted Lutfur Rahman's corrupt town hall regime in the High Court, ...


Tower Hamlets candidate raises fresh fraud concerns - BBC News
08 Jun 2015

Tower Hamlets candidate raises fresh fraud concerns  BBC News

A man who fought to have the 2014 Tower Hamlets mayoral election declared void raises *fresh* concerns about potential fraud in the forthcoming polls.


Tower Hamlets councillors storm out over vote to cooperate with police probing corrupt Lutfur Rahman election - East London Advertiser
23 Nov 2017

Tower Hamlets councillors storm out over vote to cooperate with police probing corrupt Lutfur Rahman election  East London Advertiser

Independent Group councillors get ready to walk out of Tower Hamlets Council meeting over Police probing 2014 election frauds. Picture: Mike Brooke.


Lutfur Rahman: Disgraced ex-mayor 'trying to form new party' - BBC News
03 Feb 2017

Lutfur Rahman: Disgraced ex-mayor 'trying to form new party'  BBC News

The disgraced former mayor of Tower Hamlets is trying to form a new political party, the BBC understands. Lutfur Rahman was banned from standing for office ...


Tom Mannion: Former head of St Aloysius College speaks after fraud case against him is dropped - Islington Gazette
08 Oct 2018

Tom Mannion: Former head of St Aloysius College speaks after fraud case against him is dropped  Islington Gazette

The former headteacher of St Aloysius College has been cleared of wrongdoing nine months after he was arrested as part of a £70000 fraud investigation at the ...


Tower Hamlets Council 'culture of cronyism' criticised - BBC News
04 Nov 2014

Tower Hamlets Council 'culture of cronyism' criticised  BBC News

A report into claims of fraud at Tower Hamlets Council reveals a "culture of cronyism" as the government sends in commissioners to oversee it.


Calm of Ramadan disrupted by East London Mosque controversy - Love Wapping
10 May 2019

Calm of Ramadan disrupted by East London Mosque controversy  Love Wapping

Discontent with the management of the East London Mosque (ELM) and the London Muslim Centre (LMC) among some members of Tower Hamlets Muslim ...


UK household plastics found in illegal dumps in Malaysia - Unearthed
21 Oct 2018

UK household plastics found in illegal dumps in Malaysia  Unearthed

An Unearthed investigation has found packaging from everyday British products – exported as recycling – discarded at multiple illegal dump sites in Malaysia.


Labour candidate ‘liked’ preacher who hailed Bin Laden - Evening Standard
29 Jan 2019

Labour candidate ‘liked’ preacher who hailed Bin Laden  Evening Standard

A Labour candidate standing in an east London by-election apologised today after he was accused of endorsing hate preachers on social media. Asik Rahman ...


Theresa May won't pay £1m legal bills for banning Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman for corruption - East London Advertiser
26 Jul 2018

Theresa May won't pay £1m legal bills for banning Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman for corruption  East London Advertiser

The government has rejected a plea by anti-corruption petitioners to pick up the tabs on their £1 million legal bills after they got Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur ...


Peter Golds: Second Tower Hamlets Councillor jailed for fraud in four years - Conservative Home
01 Nov 2016

Peter Golds: Second Tower Hamlets Councillor jailed for fraud in four years  Conservative Home

Cllr Peter Golds is Leader of the Conservative Group on Tower Hamlets Council. Last Thursday, Cllr Mohammed Shahed Ali, a Tower Hamlets councillor for ten ...


Is Tower Hamlets part of Europe? Yes or no? List of EU election candidates standing in London - Love Wapping
21 May 2019

Is Tower Hamlets part of Europe? Yes or no? List of EU election candidates standing in London  Love Wapping

Thursday 23rd May 2019 will see one of the most important elections in UK history, the contest to represent the UK in the EU Parliament. And what an interesting ...


Ex-Tesco bosses cleared over £250m scam as case collapses - Express
07 Dec 2018

Ex-Tesco bosses cleared over £250m scam as case collapses  Express

THE future of the Serious Fraud Office was in the balance last night after the trial of two former Tesco directors collapsed, costing taxpayers £10million.


SMD - Quit Right Tower Hamlets starts providing free e-cigarettes on No Smoking Day - QMUL
13 Mar 2019

SMD - Quit Right Tower Hamlets starts providing free e-cigarettes on No Smoking Day  QMUL

13 March 2019. Share. The specialist tobacco cessation *service* Quit Right Tower Hamlets, based in Stepney Green, is the first clinic in Tower Hamlets to offer ...


Muslims in Tower Hamlets unite to celebrate Ramadan - EastLondonLines
08 May 2019

Muslims in Tower Hamlets unite to celebrate Ramadan  EastLondonLines

Muslims in Tower Hamlets began fasting on Monday for the holy month of Ramadan. This borough has the second largest Muslim population in London with ...


Tower Hamlets: Close ally of corrupt former Mayor Lutfur Rahman jailed for fraud - Evening Standard
28 Oct 2016

Tower Hamlets: Close ally of corrupt former Mayor Lutfur Rahman jailed for fraud  Evening Standard

A close ally of corrupt former Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman has been jailed for housing fraud. Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali was sentenced to ...


Grenfell Tower fraudster who claimed £100k jailed for 6 years - Mirror Online
21 Nov 2018

Grenfell Tower fraudster who claimed £100k jailed for 6 years  Mirror Online

Sharife Elouahabi, 38, pleaded guilty to fraud after saying he was living in the block of flats at the time of the 2017 fire.


Police investigate alleged £2m corruption scandal linked to Isle of Dogs development - EastLondonLines
12 Dec 2017

Police investigate alleged £2m corruption scandal linked to Isle of Dogs development  EastLondonLines

Detectives are investigating allegations of a £2 million corruption scandal involving Tower Hamlets Council. The investigation began 18 months ago but only ...


Vote rigging in Muslim communities ‘goes unchallenged because PC police are scared of causing offence’ - The Sun
11 Aug 2016

Vote rigging in Muslim communities ‘goes unchallenged because PC police are scared of causing offence’  The Sun

VOTE rigging in Muslim communities has gone unchallenged because “politically correct” police and other bodies are scared of causing offence, a hard-hitting ...


Eric Pickles to lead electoral fraud investigation into 'rotten boroughs' after Tower Hamlets scandal - The Independent
13 Aug 2015

Eric Pickles to lead electoral fraud investigation into 'rotten boroughs' after Tower Hamlets scandal  The Independent

An investigation into electoral fraud in “rotten boroughs” across the country is being launched in response to the Tower Hamlets corruption scandal.


Ex Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali to pay £180k Proceeds of Crime Award - Love Wapping
08 Jul 2018

Ex Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali to pay £180k Proceeds of Crime Award  Love Wapping

Shahed Ali, previously a Tower Hamlets First councillor, has been ordered to pay a £180k Proceeds of Crime Award (POCA). Mr Ali was sentenced to five ...


Suzanne Goodband quits as chair of Island Health Trust while Charities Commission probe into funding continues - East London Advertiser
18 Dec 2018

Suzanne Goodband quits as chair of Island Health Trust while Charities Commission probe into funding continues  East London Advertiser

Suzanne Goodband reported by Companies House as "termination of appointment" from Island Health Trust. Picture: Suzanne Goodband Solutions.


Properties seized in Poplar as Tower Hamlets declares £13m housing fraud amnesty - East London Advertiser
18 Jan 2016

Properties seized in Poplar as Tower Hamlets declares £13m housing fraud amnesty  East London Advertiser

Illegally sublet social rented properties have been seized after two cases of tenancy fraud in London's East End were taken to court.The seizures by Poplar ...


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