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The Brexit commission being launched on Thursday by Tower Hamlets Council has been slammed as “too late” to do any good as Britain gets ready to quit the EU.

The government has come under fire by Tower Hamlets Council for “threatening the future of the NHS” on its 70th anniversary by failing to give enough cash to meet its needs.

Tomorrow (Thursday), hospitals, GPs and other healthcare specialists across the country will celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, one of the UK’s greatest achievements.

Labour councillors voted themselves a 70 per cent “big fat pay rise” for cabinet posts as their first act in power at last night’s Tower Hamlets Council meeting after their landslide victory at the May 3 polls.

Counting the votes for mayor of Tower Hamlets is expected to begin at around 4.30am after all the ballot boxes have been checked and validated.

Candidates for Mayor of Tower Hamlets are this-evening joining the East London Advertiser on Facebook for a live questions-and-answers grilling from voters.

The first of the big guns from Westminster turned up in the Tower Hamlets election campaign when former government minister Sir Vince Cable arrived in Brick Lane for a curry and to back Elaine Bagshaw’s pitch to be next mayor.

A defiant ex-Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman—banned from office since 2015 for corruption—has defended his record while in power on his return to politics in the run-up to next month’s council elections.

The candidates for next month’s council and mayoral elections have been announced.

A former leading member of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman’s cabinet has promised a referendum to decide if Tower Hamlets should have an executive mayor after all if she gets elected to the office.

Two rival opposition leaders on Tower Hamlets Council vying to be mayor in May’s local elections have had their first spat days after their political groups each gained official Electoral Commission recognition.

A second opposition group on Tower Hamlets Council has now been recognised by the Electoral Commission as a legal political entity that is taking on Labour at May’s local elections.

A group of opposition members of Tower Hamlets Council has been formally recognised as a political party by the Electoral Commission in time to take on Labour in May’s local elections.

Six Tower Hamlets councillors were threatened with court proceedings for not paying their council tax on time.

The embattled mayor of Tower Hamlets has fired back at critics with a smoking barrel who claim he kept the lid on an alleged £2m bribery attempt to get plans passed for a skyscraper.

Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs has tonight defended the handling of a planning application for 65-storey skyscraper amid claims of a £2m bribery attempt.

London Assembly member for east London Unmesh Desai is visiting Turkey next week as part of a UK delegation of MPs and MEPs watching the trials of Turkish opposition MPs.

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