Tower Hamlets

A mayoral election was held in Tower Hamlets on 22 May. Click here for full results.

LAB Lose to NOC
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 20 Seats +/- -14
Independent Seats 18 Seats +/- +18
Conservative Seats 4 Seats +/- -6
Vacant Seats 3 Seats +/- 0
Respect: The Unity Coalition Seats 0 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
London Borough Council
Seats up
45 seats up for election - Whole
Boundary change
Yes

Latest updates Tower Hamlets London Borough Council

22.11.2014

18:41

Baby 'looked like Auschwitz victim'

A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.

21.11.2014

20:47

Independent schools 'inadequate'

The education watchdog, Ofsted, rates six independent Muslim schools in Tower Hamlets as "inadequate".

20.11.2014

21:11

Concern raised over seven schools

Seven schools in Tower Hamlets are criticised over safeguarding issues in a report set to be published by the education watchdog.
15:12

Council defends Stepney school

A Church of England school in east London previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

17.11.2014

13:50

Lammy: I can't support Ken frankly

MP David Lammy says he cannot support Ken Livingstone over his comments about Tower Hamlets Council commissioners.

13.11.2014

20:22

Livingstone urges assessor protest

Ken Livingstone is criticised after encouraging people to make the lives of government assessors "intolerable".

12.11.2014

22:53

Galloway defends under-fire mayor

The under-fire mayor of Tower Hamlets is defended by Respect MP George Galloway at a rally in east London.
13:21

Call for new recruitment freeze

The recruitment of a new head of communication and promotion at Aberdeen City Council should be frozen, a councillor claims.
10:24

Officer suspended over assault charge

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A Metropolitan Police constable based in Tower Hamlets has been suspended from duty after she was charged with dangerous driving and attempted grievous bodily harm. The alleged incident happened when she was off duty.

She has been bailed to appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court later.

06.11.2014

12:59

Under fire mayor 'will not resign'

The mayor of Tower Hamlets, whose council was highly criticised in a report into how it awarded grants, has said he will not resign.
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