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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Liberal Democrats celebrate European election breakthrough

Labour and Conservative votes collapse across the capital

Liberal Democrat campaigners in London and across the country were celebrating this week as the party enjoyed a surge in public support, electing 3 MEPs in London for the first time ever and making large gains across the country. The election was widely viewed as a final chance for voters to make their voice heard on the handling of Brexit by the government and opposition, with both Labour and the Tories being punished for failing to have a clear position.

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Siobhan Benita: Revoke Article 50 support shows Tories "out of touch"

Liberal Democrat Mayoral Candidate Siobhan Benita has warned it "beggars belief" that the Conservatives have a pro-Brexit Mayoral candidate given 1.2 million people in London have signed the petition to revoke Article 50, more than the number of votes Sadiq Khan received in the 2016 mayoral election.

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