Your Lib Dem Candidates for Shadwell

Sitting Councillor Rabina Khan and Simon Tunnicliffe have been chosen to stand for the Liberal Democrats in Shadwell for the May 2022 council elections.

Cllr Rabina Khan and Simon Tunnicliffe

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Re-open St George's Pool

St George’s Pool is a vital asset to our local community in St Katharine’s and Wapping.

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Remembering Jonathan Fryer

At their Annual General Meeting on 6 October 2021, members of Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats remembered Jonathan Fryer, local Lib Dem member and former candidate, who sadly passed away earlier this year.

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St Katharine's and Wapping Riverboat Pier

UPDATE (14 April 2022)

Joined by residents, St Katharine's & Wapping candidates, Dominic Buxton and Mahbub Alam, presented our petition for a new riverboat service at Wapping Pier to Tower Hamlets Council on 16 March.

Following the meeting, we received a positive written response with the Council willing to “participate in an exercise to determine the potential costs and benefits of the proposal”.

As elected councillors, Dominic and Mahbub will keep working to bring a riverboat service to our community.

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You told us you want a riverboat service in St Katharine’s and Wapping. We listened!

At present the service can only be accessed at Tower Pier or Canary Wharf.

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Tim O'Flaherty Obituary

We are sad to hear of the passing of Tim O'Flaherty.

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Lib Dems support Leader & Cabinet model in Tower Hamlets mayoral referendum

On Thursday 6th May there is a referendum on how Tower Hamlets Council is run.

We recommend that you choose the second option and vote for the Leader model.

The Liberal Democrats are supporting the cross-party campaign to return to a Leader and Cabinet system of local government

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Lib Dems Take Action On Cladding Scandal

Tower Hamlets Councillor Rabina Khan won Council support for the ten-step plan of the End Our Cladding Scandal Campaign and called for support for all residents affected across the Borough.

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Tower Hamlets Lib Dems Elect New Exec for 2021 and Create Diversity Officer Role

On 28 October 2020 members of the Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats met for their 2020 AGM. At the AGM the members selected the new exec for 2021 and also created a new constitutional role of Diversity Officer for the local party.

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Luisa Porritt confirmed as Lib Dem London Mayoral Candidate

London Liberal Democrats have today confirmed Luisa Porritt as their Candidate for Mayor of London in the 2021 election.

In her first comments as the candidate, Luisa Porritt described London as at a “crucial moment” and said she would bring “big ideas and urgent action” to secure its future. Her ideas include putting “homes in the heart of the city” and reshaping London so that its “600 neighbourhoods” lead the recovery.

Luisa Porritt and Hina Bokhari

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Concerns about Treatment of Uyghur Muslims in China and the Situation in Hong Kong ‘not urgent enough’ to debate at Council

Liberal Democrat Councillor Rabina Khan and Conservative Group Leader Peter Gold proposed an emergency motion to Tower Hamlets Council on Wednesday 30th September to condemn the treatment of the Uyghur Muslims in China and the situation in Hong Kong, and to issue protest letters to the People’s Republic of China and the UK Foreign Secretary. Despite also being backed by Labour Mayor John Biggs, the Labour Chair said he did not “consider this matter urgent enough to be discussed”.

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