With 16 years of opposition experience on the Council, I have some idea of how to hold an administration to account and I will continue to do this over this council term.
£50 million of funding was announced this week for 13 councils to research “health inequalities”. The practical benefit has not been made clear.
The police in Tower Hamlets insist they are failing to prevent the practice, due to advice from… the Electoral Commission.
The Electoral Commission responds to Peter Golds about the state of democracy in Tower Hamlets.
The secret ballot is fundamental to our elections. The police and the Electoral Commission are failing to protect it.
The dogmatic rollout of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods has divided communities and disrupted emergency services.
Croydon is to join Hackney, Lewisham, Newham, and Tower Hamlets, in having this directly elected position.
In a recent Tower Hamlets by-election, aggressive men surrounded women as they attempted to enter a Polling Station to vote.
The Labour council have spent £29 million on “Liveable Streets”. Refuse vehicles cannot enter many streets, resulting in rubbish left on pavements.
Tougher laws against fraud are welcome. But the police are failing to enforce election law as it stands.
I very much hope that six years since the corrupt and flawed election, the residents of Tower Hamlets will be able to vote safely and securely.
Law abiding local citizens face continuous harassment. Genuine problems caused by illegal activity are ignored.
Polling organisations have strict guidelines as to questions and methodology. Why can’t we have rules to stop dodgy bar charts?
The Electoral Commission stumbles from one crisis to another – while proven voter fraud goes unpunished.
Ten years ago, Tower Hamlets Council named a block of social housing after the slave trader.