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Political opponents of Lutfur Rahman have called for a thorough investigation into his mayoralty following Monday night's Panorama.

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COMMENT

By Peter Golds

The small print of a budget is always what actually matters. Having represented Blackwall as a councillor for the past eight years I have learned how essential it is for this area to be regenerated.

As part of the budget statement, the Chancellor announced £150million to help kickstart regeneration of deprived estates across London.

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COMMENT

By Peter Golds

Over the past three years the Government has provided Tower Hamlets Council with £77million of taxpayer's money for housing, £25million of this is in the current financial year.

Successive governments have accepted that regeneration and new building is essential to ensure continuous improvement in our borough.

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COMMENT

By Peter Golds
For over a decade now there have been concerns about election fraud.

Tower Hamlets is one of 16 local authority areas where the police and electoral officials have been tasked to pay attention. One may say "about time".

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Politicians have reiterated calls for a clampdown on electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets after the Electoral Commission included it in a list of shame this week.

The borough was one of 16 UK areas - and the only in the capital - cited as 'vulnerable' by the watchdog, which urged for measures to be brought in to combat the problem.

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