Poplar Papers 6 – Abzal Ali, Interim Head of Youth Service

Mr Abzal Ali authorised £414,726 of AP1 payments during the 15 months for which we have…

Poplar Papers 5 – AP1 Vouchers Table of Payments

Details of AP1 payments authorised by five members of Tower Hamlets Youth Service.

Poplar Papers 4 – £1,288,815 AP1 Voucher Payments

In a 15 month period five members of Tower Hamlets Youth Service authorised AP1 Voucher payments…

Poplar Papers 3 – Youth Service investigation 2019 puzzle

Tower Hamlets Council's Youth Service still seems to be in trouble. Nothing new there then. Odd…

Disproportionate amount of BAME falling victim to Covid-19

Why is there is a higher incidence of Covid-19 in those from minority ethnic groups, particularly…

Poplar Papers 2 – The Summer Youth Programme 2016

Clean Up Board allegation CU 023 was that the procurement process for the LBTH Summer Youth…

Poplar Papers 1 – “The finish was more important than the task”

Today we start to publish the results of our investigations into the Poplar Papers. In this…

Muslim Council of Britain publishes Ramadan at home guidance

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has published advice for those who have to undertake Ramadan…

Amidst tragedy and darkness Mayor Biggs plays petty party politics

Mayor Biggs claim that he has agreed an extra £10.5 million fund to tackle Covid-19 is…

First Love Foundation Tower Hamlets food bank needs your cash

First Love Foundation supports people in crisis living in Tower Hamlets to get their lives back…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information in Sylheti (and more)

Whatever language we speak in the East End of London it is essential we all we…

24 Tower Hamlets Council officers get paid total of £3m a year

Data published by the Taxpayers Alliance in their Town Hall Rich List 2020 reveals that 24…