The Chief Treasury Secretary got an eyeful of just what the overcrowding problem is in London’s East End where planning development “overdrive” aims to treble the crammed population of the Isle of Dogs in the next 10 years.
An elderly lady sat with young mums at a council cabinet meeting aiming to stop its nurseries being privatised, wagging her finger at the mayor not to use the word “savings” when they were really “cuts”.
Jeremy Corbyn’s three-line whip supporting the Brexit vote in the Commons yesterday which led to 50 Labour MPs rebelling has had a knock-on effect causing the party to lose overall control on a local council in east London.
A leading east London councillor has been embroiled in a row at City Hall with a police commander during today’s London Assembly hearing into election fraud and why the Met failed to interview witnesses willing to testify.
Police come under fire at City Hall tomorrow (Thurs) over failing to arrest or prosecute anyone in the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local election which eventually got Lutfur Rahman banned from office—they are being accused of “political correctness” and ignoring witnesses.
Legal moves to stop developers tearing down a community centre on the Thames waterfront opposite Greenwich Palace to build luxury flats have begun with an appeal to the Sectary of State over who actually owns the site.
The funding of a community health centre in London’s East End is being raised with the Charities Commission and referred to Tower Hamlets council’s legal department in a bid to restore “local accountability”.
The way Tower Hamlets council has breached its own planning rules to get rid of a biodiversity green space and build another tower block in London’s East End has been slammed as “underhanded” at its own planning committee.
Campaigners won the battle last night to prevent developers throwing up a 28-storey skyscraper that would overshadow Grade I listed almshouses just 80 yards away which were designed by Christopher Wren in 1695.
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