A call has been made tonight for a return of government commissioners to take over all planning applications going through Tower Hamlets council in the light of fresh corruption allegations of a £2 million “bribery” attempt.
A formal inquiry has been opened into the financial affairs of the controversial Island Health Trust in east London which holds £1.3 million public assets after a wave of protests and questions in Parliament.
The once-controversial Lovebox summer rock music festival that lost its contract for east London’s Victoria Park with 18 months still to go is “crossing the river” to stage next year’s music extravaganza in Brixton.
A million first-time buyers are expected by the government to benefit from the stamp duty cut over the next five years - but experts have warned there could be unintended downsides for the housing market.
The new Universal Credit is pushing families in deprived areas of east London into greater poverty and increasing their reliance on food banks, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is warning Theresa May’s government.
Campaigners who have launched a plan for the future of Spitalfields with ‘legal teeth’ to stop City developers encroaching into London’s East End are calling first for the local authority to clear up rubbish from the streets.
Tens of thousands of spectators who braved the winter cold last night to watch the Guy Fawkes fireworks heard the mayor of Tower Hamlets pitch for a £1 million ‘culture cash’ up for grabs from City Hall.
Fresh investigations into the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local elections which led to mayor Lutfur Rahman’s ban from office could finally result in criminal prosecutions, an official report last night suggests.
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