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Fantastic film night for Palestine

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TOWER HAMLETS Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the Bromley-by-Bow Centre are joining forces to support a free showing of the Oscar-nominated film 5 Broken Cameras on Thursday, 24th October. The film is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in ...

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Succeeding Through Setbacks

Cllr Khan addresses the conference.

Cllr Rabina Khan’s speech to BNP Paribas Diversity Conference, October 2017. First, I would like to thank Anne and Connor for organising an event on behalf of BNP Paribas to recognise how important diversity is, both in Britain and globally.  ...

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Bungle-Biggs wastes £3.5m on consultants

Members of the community gather outside the Town Hall to lobby the Cabinet. What's the point - if power to effect change is being handed over to consultants who cost £3.5 million? That's higher than the cost of the services many of the campaigners were trying to save.

PATH COUNCILLORS have condemned John Biggs for throwing away £3.5 million of Council Tax-payers’ money on consultants to help him decide how to run the Council. The spend has been condemned as tantamount to privatising the community. The criticism from the ...

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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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