Shamima Begum, one of three Bethnal Green schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join so-called Islamic State, has lost the first stage of a legal challenge against the decision to revoke her British citizenship.
In November last year I proposed a motion at council that it has a duty to support and assist people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to enable them to access appropriate living conditions; with a couple of minor amendments it was unanimously passed.
A homeless man had a “good reason” to bring a late appeal against Tower Hamlets Council’s decision that he was not in priority need of housing because he was trying to secure legal aid, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
We have just published the council’s draft budget and do so at a time of massive uncertainty with the general election delaying government decisions about future funding, and continued uncertainty around Brexit.
The Tower Hamlets portion of your council tax will go up by 3.99 per cent from this April, 1.99pc is for inflation (now 1.5pc) and 2pc is for adult social care. Over five years council tax will have gone up by 18.4pc in total.
Despite it being the kind of weather that tempted curling up indoors, Christ Church Primary School managed to draw an eager crowd to Spitalfields market for their fifth annual Living Nativity performance.
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