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Who’s due the house marks?

ELN has long argued that the mayoral election in Tower Hamlets should be decided by policy differences: let’s look at how the two candidates shape up on housing policy. Rahman makes it clear his priority is supply. That’s a sensible ...

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Biggs: gone fishing?

One of the reasons why the number of people employed in the UK has gone up is that as it’s so hard to get a decent full-time job, people are having to do two or three part-time jobs to make ...

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Healthcare workers bankroll the NHS

In the first full financial year since this Coalition Government took office (2011/12), the NHS cut £5.8 billion from its spending. Some of these “efficiency savings” were made by finding cheaper prices for things the NHS had to buy, but ...

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The case against dog whistle media

Harry Palmer looks at the aftermath of the Panorama programme. The Metropolitan police have found no credible evidence of fraud in John Ware’s Panorama dossier on Lutfur Rahman. They have made it quite clear that if the audit currently being ...

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Labour denial answers no questions

On Wednesday evening last week, Tower Hamlets First put out a press release stating that Professor Michael Keith, former leader of the Council, had written a document in 1995 in which he claimed John Biggs had written material which was ...

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