Politics · Tower Hamlets

Overview & Scrutiny Committee

LBTH, date 26. September 2022, online link It's 18:34 now and the meeting has not started yet. It's starting 4 minutes late and the sound problems are resolved at 18:36. Customer Services Improvements taken off the agenda. Skills Audit Feedback, Scrutiny have been organising in-house training sessions for officers of the committee, open to all… Continue reading Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Communications · Crime · Law · Neighbourhood Watch · Police · Tower Hamlets


I agree with Councillor Shafi Ahmed, when he said during the Standards Advisory Committee tonight, that he prefers in person meetings as people can concentrate better. This morning I went to a half-half meeting, expertly delivered by THCVS. The room was well equipped but there was no reception for data for those who were not… Continue reading Meetings

Politics · Tower Hamlets

LBTH committee meetings

22. September 2022 Two meetings were announced Standards Advisory Committee, started on time 18:30, see online tv library Licensing Sub-Committee, still not started at 18:44, nor 18:53, nor 19:08. Pretty strange that we keep on getting notifications of meetings, which do not take place. both due to start at 18:30. It's not the first time… Continue reading LBTH committee meetings

Tower Hamlets

development committee

Tower Hamlets Council 6. September 2022 - online planning app. PA/21/02513 - 5.1. 60-70 and 100 highway and 110 Pennington Street. part 5 and 8 storey building replacing all existing building. 114 new residential units, night club and business. recommended to grand permission. Noise survey from Tobacco dock should be in the docs. Live noise… Continue reading development committee

Politics · Tower Hamlets

Strategic development committee

10. August 2022, see webcast The purpose of this meeting was to determine a planning application to allow or refuse permission to gate a housing development or community. The buildings already existed without the gates since a long time. A resident argued for the gates because of anti-social behaviour and to say that locals don't… Continue reading Strategic development committee

Politics · Tower Hamlets


August 2022, see online Lutfur Rahman opens the meeting. Public Question: cleaner greener future, on this basis, how St. George's will be smaller for a new built and refurbishment, would be better and built within 2 years and offers more for less. Mayor statement, the new leisure facility significant improvement. Asked officers to maximise that… Continue reading Cabinet

Politics · Tower Hamlets

Overview and Scrutiny committee

28. July 2022 online streaming Strategy plan 2023 >2026. High-level corporate plan. How it will be measured. See plan here Aligns with the financial framework. Housing Re-generating scrutiny what percentage would be roughly market rent, 80% of market rent is not affordable. Care leavers are a key consideration. There are opportunities for apprenticeships, employment for… Continue reading Overview and Scrutiny committee

Politics · Tower Hamlets

Council meeting

27. July 2022 see film version A petition has been presented by Amanda about the Antill Road, London E3 LTN scheme. The petitioner praised the consultation, which she says voted in majority for the implementation. But thinks that people who were against it initially have now agreed to have the filter extended. Councillor Golds reminds… Continue reading Council meeting

Health · Tower Hamlets

Health & Wellbeing board

26. July 2022 online recording A resident is reading a submission, which collected 850 signatures with regards to the planned removal of LTN schemes, because the resident is concerned about the preservation and strengthening of green spaces. The strategy is a system of principles, which are designed to provide a healthy borough. The policy is… Continue reading Health & Wellbeing board

Housing · Tower Hamlets

Good local vibes? – the forgotten Chest Hospital

I spend extensive amounts of time speaking to people from all over Tower Hamlets, What they have in common is that they want niceprosperoussafe communities. In one area, they were particularly proud of local involvement, where locals took a lot of interest and wanted to be involved in decision making. I have never seen Dame… Continue reading Good local vibes? – the forgotten Chest Hospital