Other nations function without their parliament being stuffed full of former officials, the rejected and the retired. Why can’t we?
Posts by Peter Golds
Cllr Peter Golds is leader of the Conservative Group on Tower HamletsFollow @
A number of former Rahman-supporting councillors are desperate to join or re-join the Labour Party.
In Tower Hamlets and elsewhere the law, the Electoral Commission and the police have been found grievously wanting.
I will be fighting hard to bring a positive Conservative programme to Tower Hamlets on June 11th.
Cllr Peter Golds: How the Metropolitan Police and the Electoral Commission turned a blind eye to fraud in Tower Hamlets
By their inactions, which I list in this article, they are partly responsible for the electoral scandals that have made the borough notorious.
At least £39,500 of taxpayer’s money has been given to Bengali media organisations in the current year. No other media organisations receive any funding.
This is a scandalous threat to our democracy.
The police and Electoral Commission must enforce election law.
The council said 8,000 residents would be affected – the real figure turns out to be 631.
The council’s £4.2million communications budget is not enough for the Mayor who spends a further £240,000 on his personal team.
Those who were displaced and re-housed told anybody who would listen that they wanted to live in houses with gardens. Planners and architects knew better.