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Mini Marathon Trial 

10 Jan

Mini Marathon Trial...


Residents save an average £130 off their energy bills with the borough’s energy co-op 

9 Jan

Tower Hamlets residents who have signed up to the borough’s energy co-operative could save an average of £130 on their annual energy bills, after registering for an energy switching auction with some of the UK’s biggest energy companies.


Electoral Commission 

8 Jan

Electoral Commission...


Christmas tree recycling 

7 Jan

Real Christmas trees can once again be recycled through the council’s recycling service.


Weather warning 

23 Dec

Weather warning...


Whitechapel High St roadworks notice 

20 Dec

National Grid will be undertaking a major set of works over the festive period on Whitechapel High St at the junction of Leman St .


Our libraries are on top 

16 Dec

Our libraries are on top...


Proposed travel assistance policy for adults 

16 Dec

Proposed travel assistance policy for adults...


Salt and snow shovel giveaway 

13 Dec

Tower Hamlets residents are being offered a free bag of gritting salt and snow shovel this weekend.


Christmas festivities begin in Roman Road 

11 Dec

The Christmas spirit was in full swing in Roman Road last weekend (Dec 7) when the council kicked off the first of its special festive events in the market.


Schools national coverage 

11 Dec

Schools national coverage...


Have your say on the borough’s war memorials 

9 Dec

Tower Hamlets Council is asking residents to give their views on its revised Local List which will extend protection to a number of war memorials in the borough.


Have your say on the borough’s war memorials 

9 Dec

Tower Hamlets Council is asking residents to give their views on its revised Local List which will extend protection to a number of war memorials in the borough.


Civic awards 

6 Dec

Civic awards...


Mayor’s statement on Nelson Mandela 

6 Dec

Statement on Nelson Mandela...


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London Assembly »

Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


Tube Strikes: Mayor gives into unions demands at a cost of £68M 

31 Jan

Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.


Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception 

31 Jan

– Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event – Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli...


BUDGET: Mayor puts Old Oak Common homes at risk with 40% budget cut 

25 Jan

– Experts predict budget cut will impact major project The Mayor of London has cut the budget for Old Oak Common by 40 per cent – despite his claims of increased spending – putting the building of thousands of homes at risk.


BUDGET: Mayor keeps ‘Olympics tax’ after Games debt is wiped 

25 Jan

– Sadiq Khan using loophole to raise cash for his unbalanced budget The Mayor of London is continuing to impose an ‘Olympic tax’ on Londoners – even though the debt of the Games has been wiped.


‘Clumsy’ ULEZ extension will not tackle worst-polluting areas despite costing £780million 

24 Jan

– Extension will only improve air quality by an additional 10% – original ULEZ will see 51% reduction – Projected additional cost of £780million – £220 per household – Money could buy 2,600 hybrid buses for same impact...


a breath of fresh air 

24 Jan

The Mayor of London’s proposal to extend the ULEZ is a clumsy policy that will fail to tackle pollution hotspots and will penalise drivers and businesses in non-polluting areas, a new report shows.


Rail Devolution: Sadiq Khan ‘abdicating responsibility as Mayor’ 

13 Jan

In throwing his toys out of the pram and refusing to co-operate with the government, Sadiq Khan has ruined any chance we as a city had of taking control of mainline rail in London.


The Mayor resorts to mud-slinging rather than addressing the T-Charge facts 

12 Jan

Sadiq Khan appears to be blindly ignoring the facts put in front of him by his own researchers at TfL.


T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year for ‘negligible’ improvement in air quality 

12 Jan

– TfL predicts just a 1-3% reduction in NOx (nitrous oxide) emissions – 9,000 drivers every day set to be hit with £10 charge – Small businesses with older vehicles will be hardest hit The Mayor of London’s T-charge will ...


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Fix My Street »

Fly tipping in driveway of 129 Back Church Lane, E1 1LS, 25th February 

25 Feb

I've tried, on several occasions over several days, to use you we form so I can attach of of the photos and evidence of who the culprit is.


Broken street lamp, 24th February 

24 Feb

Broken street lamp needs repair.


Blue BMW estate car in pretty good condition has not moved in almost 2 months, 24th February 

24 Feb

Blue BMW estate car in pretty good condition has not moved in almost 2 months.


More flytipping and graffitti, 23rd February 

23 Feb

An accumulation of flytipped rubbish around the bins of G Kelly's Pie and Mash.


2 buckets of oil, 23rd February 

23 Feb

2 buckets of oil / sand dumped on foot path of Belgrave St, Limehouse.


Broken street lamps, 22nd February 

22 Feb

There are two lamposts that have been beoken for months, the road/pavement totally dark.


Belisha beacon globes not flashing, 21st February 

21 Feb

The north facing globes at the pedestrian crossing on East Ferry Road at the south end of Mudchute station are not flashing.


Dumped car, 21st February 

21 Feb

Car has been left for a number of weeks unlocked in private parking bay Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 17 Wallwood Street, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Obstruction, 21st February 

21 Feb

Uncollected barriers Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Buxton Street, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Hemming St, 21st February 

21 Feb

Paint cans dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Hemming Street, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Unsafe pavement, 21st February 

21 Feb

Uncleaned pavements Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Brady Street, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Litter, litter, 20th February 

20 Feb

An eyesore amount of litter Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Brunswick Road, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 19th February 

19 Feb

Flytipped sofa Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 52 Lodore Street, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


10 inch pothole, 19th February 

19 Feb

I'm disgusted that the council has managed to put new speed bumps but failed to repair life threatening potholes.


Flytipping on Canton Street, 18th February 

18 Feb

Fridge left on Canton Street Report on FixMyStreet...


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Freedom of Information »

Phone expenses for elected members 

25 Feb

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 25 February 2017 .


Tower Hamlets Borough Council Auditors 

24 Feb

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by D Speller on 24 February 2017 .


Tower Hamlets Borough Council External Bankruptcy Solicitors for Council Tax 

24 Feb

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Mrs.


Private Dwelling ( Hereditament) Wholly For Private Use 

24 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to G.


Tower Hamlets Emergency Housing 

24 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abu Rayhan on 24 February 2017 .


‘Diana the Huntress’ Statue – Island Gardens 

24 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Georgia Reynolds on 24 February 2017 .


Whitechapel vote rigging 

23 Feb

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Youth Service spending 

23 Feb

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Moynul Islam .


Private Dwelling ( Hereditament) Wholly For Private Use 

23 Feb

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by G.


Whitechapel vote rigging 

23 Feb

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Island Gardens Kiosk 

22 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 22 February 2017 .


Reduced overall benefit cap- numbers and average benefit deduction 

22 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Robert Claridge on 22 February 2017 .


Calders Wharf Community Centre 

21 Feb

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Georgia Reynolds on 21 February 2017 .


Whitechapel vote rigging 

21 Feb

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Correspondence with Electoral Commission and Cabinet Office re: Electoral Fraud Voter ID Pilot 

19 Feb

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Joel M Benjamin .


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Parliament »

Nature Conservation: Crime | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department plans to produce an action plan on wildlife crime in the UK modelled on the plan recently announced at EU level.


Private Rented Housing: Safety | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

10 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that tenants in the private rented sector are better protected from risks from (a) electricity, (b) gas, (c) faulty smoke detectors and (d...


Dementia: Social Services | Department of Health | Written Answers 

9 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps are being taken as part of the Government's dementia strategy to (a) improve the safety of people with dementia while at home and (b) raise awareness of safety around household electrical...


Fossil Fuels: Licensing | Department for Energy and Climate Change | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when her Department plans to publish the results of the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round.


Fires: Electrical Safety | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many fires were caused by an electrical source in the last 12 months; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of such fires.


Fires: Older People | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of elderly people involved in domestic fires.


Business of the House | Commons debates 

2 Jul

In the previous Parliament, the Government said that they wanted to ban wild animals in circuses and to produce a Green Paper on graduated licensing for young drivers, but neither matter was progressed.


Business of the House | Commons debates 

2 Jul

In the previous Parliament, the Government said that they wanted to ban wild animals in circuses and to produce a Green Paper on graduated licensing for young drivers, but neither matter was progressed.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

When the right hon.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

When the right hon.


Clause 19 – Disability, industrial injuries and carer’s benefits | Scotland Bill | Commons debates 

30 Jun

Does the hon.


Clause 16 – Tax on carriage of passengers by air | Bills Presented – Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields) | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Does the right hon.


Tunisia, and European Council | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.


Regional Airports | Department for Transport | Written Answers 

29 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the reason is for the time taken to allocate funding under the Regional Air Connectivity Fund; and when an announcement of the launch of the new air links under the Fund will be made.


Leaseholders and Housing Association Ballots | Westminster Hall debates 

24 Jun

I thank the Minister for the information he has given, which I am sure we will look at very closely.


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    23 Feb 17
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