Greggs, Westferry and cross-party working: this week at Council

At the first full Council meeting of 2020, Liberal Democrat Councillor Rabina Khan supported calls for a Judicial Review into Westferry Printworks, and called for a cross-party group to find "common solutions that will lift families out of poverty, make benefits accessible and create a brighter future" for Tower Hamlets.

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Lib Dems Double Vote Share in Tower Hamlets

The Liberal Democrats in Tower Hamlets doubled their vote share in last week's General Election, now nipping the heels of the Conservatives in Poplar & Limehouse - and ready to act as the main challengers to Labour.

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Labour Candidate for Poplar & Limehouse in Housing Scam Probe

Commenting on the fact that Tower Hamlets Council will launch an investigation into Apsana Begum (the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Poplar & Limehouse), Andrew Cregan – the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Poplar & Limehouse – said:

“Poplar & Limehouse residents are already very concerned that the Labour Party has put forward a hard-left candidate whose only experience in politics appears to be as an adviser to Lutfur Rahman, the disgraced and corrupt former Mayor of Tower Hamlets removed from office by the High Court.

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Tower Hamlets Lib Dems Elect 2020 Exec and Rally for a Brighter Future

On Monday evening members from across Tower Hamlets gathered for the 2019 AGM. Members heard from Councillor Rabina Khan about her work holding the Council to account, and from Josh Babarinde (PPC for Bethnal Green & Bow) and Andrew Cregan (PPC for Poplar & Limehouse) about 2019's historic general election.

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Tower Hamlets Lib Dems fighting general election to Stop Brexit

Tower Hamlets Lib Dems welcome the general election being called as the best opportunity to Stop Brexit.

Lib Dems are ready to stand on a clear platform: a Liberal Democrat government would Revoke Article 50, retain Britain’s place in Europe and get on with tackling the issues that have been neglected for the last four years.

 

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Tower Hamlets Lib Dems Ready to Fight Snap Election

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats have selected two new Parliamentary Candidates: Josh Babarinde for Bethnal Green & Bow, and Andrew Cregan for Poplar & Limehouse in preparation for a snap General Election.

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Lib Dems Launch City & East Greater London Assembly Campaign

The London Liberal Democrats have launched their campaign to elect Richard Flowers to the City & East Greater London Assembly seat. The constituency - which covers parts of Tower Hamlets, Newham and the City - voted heavily for pro-EU parties in the 2019 European elections in 2019 and the party believe they have a strong chance of taking the seat in the London elections next year.

 

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Happy Pride!

A very happy Pride from all of us at Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats! As we celebrate 50 years since Stonewall, this is an important chance for us to celebrate the progress that has been made - and a time for us to redouble our efforts in the fight for equality.


Shadwell Councillor Rabina Khan to speak at Lights for Liberty vigil

On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide to protest the illegal and inhumane detention of refugees legally seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border.

The London event will highlight as keynote speaker Rabina Khan, accomplished author, community worker, and Lib Dem councillor for Shadwell Ward, Tower Hamlets.

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Tower Hamlets are covering up their failure to help EU citizens to vote in the European elections

Tower Hamlets Council are refusing to give information on how many EU citizens missed out on voting in the EU elections this May, the Liberal Democrats have found.

Asked in a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request how many EU citizens they managed to get registered for the EU elections, they refused to provide the information. using the excuse that the Returning Officer is not technically an employee of the council, and therefore is not subject to FOIA. A number of councils have been asked for this information, and currently only Haringey has joined Tower Hamlets in refusing.

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