A prestigious "people" award has been scooped by the once-tainted Tower Hamlets Council recognising an improved commitment to public services and its 4,000 workforce after emerging from the years of a previous corrupt administration.
Downing Street should up the tabs on the £1.1 million legal bills facing four petitioners who ousted Lutfur Rahman's corrupt town hall regime in the High Court, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is demanding.
The government has rejected a plea by anti-corruption petitioners to pick up the tabs on their £1 million legal bills after they got Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman's regime banned for election rigging.
The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell's "cab-rank" system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.
Investigators probing corruption, fraud and bribery in the overturned 2014 Tower Hamlets council election that brought down Lutfur Rahman are gathering fresh evidence previously "overlooked by the police", it has emerged this week.
The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal with deaths in the area, but has only given people a matter of days to send in written submissions.