Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Tower Hamlets in a Pickle

Evening Standard, Tower Hamlets: Eric Pickles orders takeover squad to run 'rotten borough' "In a blow to controversial mayor Lutfur Rahman, who seized control in 2010, a three-man team of commissioners will move into his headquarters. The commissioners will take over the power to give grants and must approve property sales and senior council officer appointments or suspensions."