Tower Hamlets scandal: Planning corruption ‘endemic’ in UK

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A former senior policy adviser to the prime minister, Rohan Silva, has claimed that planning corruption is “endemic” in councils across Britain. His comments follow last week’s revelations in The Sunday Times that a businessman with close ties to Labour … Continue reading

Shaun Wright – friendships revealed?

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How on earth could Leader, Cllr “flaky” Lakin vote in a motion of no confidence to oust close and trusted friend Shaun “Im All” Wright after holidaying so many times with him and enjoying the Wright Families hospitality. I presume … Continue reading

Mahroof Hussain with Paul Lakin, Simon Currie in Akbars

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Strange bedfellows celebrating or plotting comebacks, one wonders? This picture is a little older than I thought, it is from last year in fact. Left to right Paul Lakin, Butt, Simon Currie and Mahroof Hussain. I was reminded of these … Continue reading

Labour will get a grip on anti-Semitism, says Tom Watson

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Labour will get a grip on anti-Semitism, says Tom Watson Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party will “get a grip” on anti-Semitism following the suspension of Ken Livingstone on Thursday. Labour was considering changes to its rules … Continue reading

Have we a circular ‘firing squad’?

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The recent trials and other events have started to uncover the positions of those various agencies of state, that all let us down simultaneously and were each as much part of the problem as the others. This could be depicted … Continue reading

Star analysis of the lessons from the trial

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Rotherham abuse scandal: Grooming gang who stole childhoods begin jail terms totalling 102 years An evil Rotherham child abuse gang who stole the childhoods of vulnerable girls have been sentenced to 102 years in jail. Ringleader Arshid Hussain – who … Continue reading

Ringleader of Rotherham child sexual abuse gang jailed for 35 years

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Ringleader of Rotherham child sexual abuse gang jailed for 35 years Judge praises ‘immeasurable courage’ of victims as three brothers are jailed for between 19 and 35 years for leading exploitation of girls The three brothers at the head of … Continue reading