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Day: May 1, 2015

Tower Hamlets First Mayor Candidate Cllr Rabina Khan
London

Tower Hamlets First Mayor Candidate Cllr Rabina Khan

    After removed ex Mayor Lutfur Rahman, The Borough of Tower hamlets declared a new mayoral election going to be held on 11 Jun 2015. The resident of Borough will be nominated a new elected Mayor for next rest of term. The Tower hamlets first political team has introduced a new Mayor candidate Cllr Rabina Khan who is nominated and will be replaced to ex Mayor Lutfur Rahman. As Mr. Rahman has gather a programme at Mile end road Banquting hall in East London for update and announced to vote Cllr Khan as Mayor of Tower Hamlets on 11 June. Rabina Khan is an independent Politician, Writer and Campaigner. She has a wealth of experience campaigning on issues of equality and diversity, both through activism and creativity. Her particular focus has been on challenging perceptions ...
Unite leader Len McCluskey backs dismissed mayor Lutfur Rahman
London

Unite leader Len McCluskey backs dismissed mayor Lutfur Rahman

Former Tower Hamlets mayor, who was banned from office over vote-rigging, buying votes and religious intimidation, gets backing from UK’s biggest union. Lutfur Rahman, the former Tower Hamlets mayor, is understood to be considering whether to pursue a judicial review of the decision to remove him from office. Photograph: Graeme Robertson The leader of Britain’s biggest trade union has expressed his support for the former mayor of Tower Hamlets, east London, who was removed from office after being found guilty of electoral fraud. Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Unite, Labour’s biggest donor, gave his backing on Thursday to Lutfur Rahman, who was dismissed after a court ruling last week. The intervention, at a rally for the ousted mayor, will cause some discomfort for Labour, who...