Results tagged “Lutfur Rahman”

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Petitioners taking Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman to the High Court next month over accusations of corruption have made a host of new allegations.

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A Tower Hamlets councillor has been forced to apologise after claiming "Eastern Europeans" were "flooding into" the borough.

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Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has appointed two of the three commissioners he wants to take charge of some parts of Tower Hamlets Council's administration.

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COMMENT

By Giles Broadbent

Recently Mayor Lutfur Rahman blew tens of thousands of pounds on a longshot attempt to save himself from humiliation.

Despite a High Court judge telling him that his claim against communities secretary Eric Pickles was "hopeless" he still opted for a second hearing.

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COMMENT

by John Biggs

I have great respect for the achievements of Ken Livingstone, and was proud to have worked alongside him for eight years at City Hall.

His vision for London is, in my view, unmatched.