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Met improve discrimination record

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The Metropolitan Police and Equality and Human Rights Commission have issued the following statement on matters relating to discrimination within the Met. In September 2016 the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published the findings of their investigation into how ...

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Buck stops with “Bungling Biggs”

Cllr Ohid Ahmed (left) and Cllr Oliur Rahman (right)

“IT’S YET ANOTHER damning verdict on his mayoralty.” That’s how Tower Hamlets Independent Councillors describe yesterday’s announcement that the Government will send in “Intervention Advisors” to supervise Tower Hamlets Council’s work to improve Children’s Services, rated as “inadequate” by Ofsted this April. ...

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Commissioners “back under another name”

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TOWER HAMLETS Councillors have begun to react to the shocking news that the Government is sending in “Intervention Advisors” to supervise the Council’s work to  improve its Children’s Services. Opposition People’s Alliance leader Cllr Rabina Khan has pointed out that ...

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Sunamganj win over 50s District Cup

The happy winners, Sunamganj

Emdad Rahman SUNAMGANJ EXACTED revenge by beating rivals Sylhet in the 2017 over 50s Sylhet District Cup at Stepney Astroturf. The Whitechapel-based team lost the same final 2-1 to Sylhet in Hackney last year and, with a team boosted by ...

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Two arrests on firearms issues in Newham

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THE RECENT MURDER of Corey Davis highlights the worryingly high level of gun and knife crime taking place in Newham over the summer. Just before Corey’s  murder, detectives from the Met Police Trident initiative made some progress in finding some ...

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