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Is this the way to staunch extremism?


David Cameron summed up his approach to “extremism” in one paragraph of the lengthy statement he made this week: “For all our successes as multi-racial, multi-faith democracy, we have to confront a tragic truth that there are people born and ...

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Live from the Council


The report starts at the bottom of this post: new paragraphs are being added at the top. 20.34  With two minutes left, Cllr Oli Rahman moved that the order of business be changed so the Council could discuss a motion ...

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Live from the Count

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ELN  is back in the Excel aircraft-hangar. There’s two counts today: the Stepney Green Ward by-election and the Mayor of Tower Hamlets by-election. We’ll update this story with news as it occurs: keep checking back. We are hoping to have ...

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New Mayor for Barking & Dagenham

Emdad (left) and Elizabeth

Mayor Kangethe: “Being Mayor has been one of the greatest honours I have had.” Outgoing Barking & Dagenham Mayor Elizabeth Kangethe has always had a passion for developing and supporting young people. As she prepares to hand over the Mayoral ...

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