Tower Hamlets votes to retain executive Mayor system

This from LBTH at 19.32hrs 8 May 2021.

Provisional result: Tower Hamlets residents have voted to keep the role of a directly elected Mayor, in a governance referendum held on 6 May.

Voters backed the current system of governance by 63,029 votes to 17,951 votes, with 3,444 spoiled ballots.

The turnout was 41.79%.

More tomorrow.