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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Tower Hamlets Council has decided to hold a referendum on the elected mayor in May next year.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Closing our wonderful libraries will be resisted.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

We are at a critical moment for our country, with a rise in infection rates, hospital admissions, and tragically, the number of deaths.

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Saturday, November 7, 2020

As restrictions have again tightened in response to rising cases of coronavirus we’ve continued to work with our community to keep us all safe.

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

In 2010 we held a referendum on how to govern ourselves in Tower Hamlets. Should a single person make decisions that affect us all?

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Covert Human Intelligence Services Bill, also known as the ‘Spy Cops’ Bill, proposes for our secret services and numerous public bodies to be able to commit criminal acts whilst on duty.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

The second Covid-19 wave is upon us and east London is particularly affected.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

London’s East End has been home to people of African and Caribbean origin since at least the 16th century.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The government should protect people from the economic impact of coronavirus.

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

After many attempts I was successful in the ballot for Prime Minister’s Questions.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

We’ve faced over a decade of cuts to public services under the government’s austerity programme.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Four times I have asked Tower Hamlets Council to provide a detailed breakdown of the cost of Covid, four times I have been refused or blocked.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

As lockdown has lifted, the night time economy in Shoreditch has come back with a bang.

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Do you know of anyone who does not want to live in a nice street? A liveable street?

We all do. And we all want to make our environment a much healthier place to live in.

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down, and that is especially true for children and young people who have had their education put on hold for the last six months.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Covid-19 has meant we’ve needed unprecedented government intervention to support our economy and people’s jobs.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the crane collapse at the beginning of July - especially with the family and loved ones of June Harvey, who tragically lost her life.

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

The saga of Robert Jenrick and Westferry Printworks continues: the government insists it is over, while the Housing Select Committee, to whom I will be writing, says it is not.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

The current strike action by Unison is in response to the threat by Mayor John Biggs to sack 4,000 council workers if they do not sign up to the new terms of service known as Tower Rewards.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

The murder of George Floyd rightly sparked widespread outrage and protests in the US, here in the UK and further afield.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

There are growing fears of a second peak of infections, as the lockdown restrictions are eased.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

In recent weeks, Robert Jenrick’s capitulation on the Westferry Printworks planning application has been widely reported.

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

As we are all now too aware, black people are four times more likely to die from Covid-19 than white people, and people from BAME communities are around twice as likely to die than white people.

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