Poplar Papers 7 The £470,865 Youth Service credit card bill

Between 1st April 2013 and 30th October 2014, 27 card holders in Tower Hamlets Council's Youth…

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…

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…

Poplar Papers – let’s get down to business

Break over, let's get busy shall we? It's been very quiet around Wapping Mole HQ for…

Internal emails reveal LBTH corruption allegations made in 2011

In 2011 a whistleblower alleged that Labour councillors were involved in the creation of posts in…

Poplar Papers are here – corruption goes all the way back to 2008

Evidence bundle known as the Poplar Papers has been released - and the corruption in LBTH…

Poplar Papers – redacted evidence bundle to be released to media

The Employment Tribunal has made an order that the evidence bundles in the case of Mark…

Poplar Papers – all evidence given, tribunal judge considering

The employment tribunal case of Mark Edmunds v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) resumed on…