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Dim Jim scoop is poop

It’s a well known fact that Jim Fitpatrick MP (Poplar & Canning Town) is a dog lover. Didn’t he used to have a dog called Scruff who won the House of Commons dog show one year? In March this year, ...

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Labour: is it time for Plan B?

It was close – but not that close. Labour told us the electors had had enough of Lutfur Rahman – hated him; saw him as corrupt and divisive; would stand it no longer. How wrong they were.  Although 27,643 people ...

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Almost still alive at the Count

The counting of the councillor elections began a bit after the mayoral result was declared: maybe around 2am or so.  LBTH is publishing detailed ward results on http://moderngov.towerhamlets.gov.uk/mgElectionResults.aspx?ID=22&V=1&RPID=3009658 and there is no need for us to repeat them here. The ...

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Reetendra BANERJI (Lib Dem) 1959 John BIGGS (Labour) 27,643 (1st preference), 6,500 (2nd preference) = 34,143 Reza CHOUDHURY (Independent) 205 Hafiz KADIR (Independent) 162 Mohammed KHAN (Independent) 164 Nicholas MCQUEEN (UKIP) 4,819 Hugo PIERRE (Trade Union and Socialist Coalition) 871 Lutfur ...

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Live from the count

23.00  The latest rumours are, again, that Lutfur has won on the first round. Nothing official has been announced: why won’t they tell us what is going on?  We need to get a mayor in post to sort this borough’s ...

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Urgent: can we find this man?

The above photograph shows the man who is alleged to have been verbally abusive towards women who were canvassing in the Chrisp Street area on 18th May.  The man was canvassing for support for the Labour Party’s John Biggs; the women were ...

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