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By John Biggs

By the time you read this, and unless it has been stopped by desperate legal actions, Panorama will have been broadcast examining the record of Tower Hamlets' mayor Lutfur Rahman.

While writing this the BBC investigation hadn't been shown so I am not certain what it will say.

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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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By Jim Fitzpartick

Last week I had a minor op on my hand over at the Royal London. In between recovery and emailing one handed I've had the opportunity as an outpatient to think about our health service. I'm sure we all spare a thought for the NHS often when not a week goes by without a headline or story.

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By John Biggs

This is a vital year for Tower Hamlets. Many of us think the current mayor is letting our community down. We could do so much better.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets controls a £1billion annual budget but he's failing on the basics.

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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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