Tower Hamlets residents urged to have say in police consultation

PUBLISHED: 17:36 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:36 14 February 2013

Tower Hamlets residents have just three weeks left to have their say on the Mayor of London’s controversial proposals to close three of the six police stations in the borough.

Boris Johnson’s plans to slash the Metropolitan Police’s budget, would involve shutting a swathe of stations across the capital, including those in Poplar, Bow, and the Isle of Dogs.

Mr Johnson insists the plans would not result in a reduction of police numbers in London.

Deputy mayor for policing and crime, Stephen Greenhalgh said: “Policing in London is changing and we want to hear your views. As we’ve travelled across the capital we’ve had some really valuable discussions and with just three weeks left to go I’d urge anyone with an interest in policing in Tower Hamlets to get involved. These views will help shape the final plan which aims to make a real difference to the future of policing in London. “

Residents have until March 6 to give their feedback on the proposals, at

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser