Monthly Archives: June 2011

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fighting Town Hall Waste

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Local Conservatives exposed the scandal of Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman and his cronies taking taxis and charging you the bill. In only 24 months Rahman’s cronies charged you £8,000 for taxi fares, while Rahman charges £50,000 a year for a chauffeur and car. Local Conservative councillor Cllr Dr Emma Jones says “While everyone else in the borough takes buses and the DLR, the Mayor swans around in a chauffeur-driven car. Only a Conservative administration will stop this abuse of taxpayers money.” End of East End Life …

London Docks: Big Change Ahead for Wapping

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The London Dock plans for the News International site will bring new life to this abandoned corner of our ward. However the scale of the development will put pressure on existing facilities and have an impact on the character of our area. The Conservative group has been scrutinising this application and voted to defer granting permission until worries about the height of buildings, traffic pressure and completion time could be resolved. We also worry that the Council is failing to use money from the developer to improve …

Repairing the Ward

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We think our ward is one of the most beautiful and atmospheric in London with its historic, maritime legacy and stable village community. Yet we also think it is under-maintained and overlooked by Tower Hamlets and the borough’s Mayor. Your local Action Team keeps up the pressure on the Council by securing pots of funding for local works and reporting jobs that need doing.