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By Lutfur Rahman

lutfurrahman.jpgAlthough there were no local elections in London last week, there is no doubt that the political map in England has been changed by the surge in support for the UK Independence Party.

It would be foolish to dismiss the anger many ordinary voters feel for the established political parties.

collins142.jpgLocal government cuts threaten jobs and services across the country and Tower Hamlets is faced with making savings of £50million over three years.

Where to cut is a dilemma but Tower Hamlets chief executive Kevan Collins has taken a novel approach to the problem.