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MPs in Tower Hamlets have hailed a £25million housing boost from Government.

The funding, through the New Homes Bonus, comes on top of £165m secured from the Decent Homes programme. Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali said: "It will make a real difference in helping us continue to address the housing issues across our borough.

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By Jim Fitzpartick

The recent Commons vote on UK action in Iraq went in favour by 524 votes to 43.

MPs were recalled in order to have this matter debated. Unfortunately, I was not able to be one of the recalled as I was on a ship off the coast of Canada.

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by Jim Fitzpartick

September 7 sees the Annual Memorial Service in the park at Tower Hill to remember seafarers who were killed in the war defending, protecting and supplying us against the U-boat blockade during the Second World War.

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Banning wild animals from performing in circuses will be raised in Parliament by Poplar and Limehouse's MP.

MP Jim Fitzpatrick will reignite his call for the ruling with by introducing a Motion, after previously speaking out on the issue as part of a Backbench Business Committee debate in 2011.

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COMMENT

By Jim Fitzpartick

We have now found out that the audit investigation into Tower Hamlets is running into the millions and it'll be local taxpayers footing the bill. As Tower Hamlets Council pulls one way and the Government pulls the other, each accusing each other of hypocrisy, the majority of us are left standing there without the end - or truth - in sight.