Meet Richard Flowers - your candidate for City & East!

Richard has lived and worked in London for 25 years. He’s a Chartered Accountant, with a European skincare and beauty company.

He campaigns for human rights, rights for immigrants, and equality for people of all backgrounds, races or religions, and particularly LGBT+ rights. 

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Take the London 2020 Summer Survey

We want to hear about your experience in London during the COVD-19 pandemic.

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Cllr Rabina Khan responds to COVID BAME findings

Speaking on BBC London (2/6/2020) in response to the Public Health England report on disparities in COVID-19 risks and outcomes, Cllr Rabina Khan called on the government to do more to answer the question "why" there has been such a disparate impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities:

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Government must protect education gains during lockdown

Cllr Rabina Khan has called on the government to prepare a strategy to address the disproportionate educational impact the COVID-19 lockdown has had on BAME and disadvantaged households.

Writing for Operation Black Vote, Cllr Khan notes the strong progress in educational attainment achieved in East London in recent decades:

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Iceland must be included in free school meals scheme

Cllr Rabina Khan has written to Sir Malcolm Walker, chairman of Iceland, and Gavin Williamson, secretary of state for education calling on them to include Iceland in the government's scheme to provide free meals during the COVID-19 lockdown to children who would otherwise be eligible for free meals at school.

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Govt must provide Tower Hamlets Council with funding to house all local rough sleepers

The Liberal Democrats have today called on the Government to “equip Tower Hamlets
Council with the financial resources needed” to accommodate all rough sleepers locally.

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Labour's Council Tax Hike: February's Council Budget Meeting

At the 2020 Budget Meeting for Tower Hamlets, Councillor Rabina Khan called out Labour's stealthy Council Tax Hike, failure to make promised savings, and supported the petitioners calling to save the Community Land Service.

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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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