03 July 2020
Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus
30 June 2020
Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and conditions this week.
16 June 2020
Unison union members are set to strike on 3, 6, 7, 14, 15 and 16 July.
14 April 2020
in a dramatic move, the Labour council said it would suspend its attacks on workers until June.
26 March 2020
Matt, a Unison union rep in Tower Hamlets, says, "There’s contempt for managers that kept facilities open despite the threat to the health of the staff.”
24 March 2020
Bin workers in south east London won health and safety demands over coronavirus after a walkout on Wednesday of last week.
17 March 2020
around 4,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.
12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.
27 September 2016
The march of Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists was halted on 4 October 1936 by a working class revolt in east London.
16 August 2016
Tory MP Eric Pickles said that authorities are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud among Muslims in a new government report published last Friday.
12 April 2016
Short news stories from the last week including Tory ministers keep their grip on Tower Hamlets council, benefit cuts hit the poor again and the offshore 'saviour' of Tata Steel in Scunthorpe
16 June 2015
The election in Tower Hamlets reflected a witch hunt against Muslims
09 June 2015
Activists in east London defied a racist smear to back Rabina Khan for mayor, reports Dave Sewell
02 June 2015
Tower Hamlets is set to elect a new mayor on 11 June after a racist witch hunt saw Lutfur Rahman removed. Now Rabina Khan is running to defend democracy and take on the establishment, her supporters told Dave Sewell
12 May 2015
Dozens of activists were on the streets of Tower Hamlets last Saturday to launch the campaign to elect Rabina Khan as Tower Hamlets mayor.
05 May 2015
Over 1,000 people came to a Defend Democracy in Tower Hamlets meeting in east London on Thursday of last week.
28 April 2015
The long Islamophobic witch hunt against Lutfur Rahman continued last week with his removal as mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.
07 April 2015
A joint solidarity delegation of councillors and trade unionists from the London borough of Tower Hamlets visited Greece last month.
09 December 2014
Staff at Langdon Park secondary school in Tower Hamlets were celebrating an important victory this week after making a stand against IT corporation Capita.
25 November 2014
Ofsted inspectors ‘unfairly humiliated’ Tower Hamlets schools, reports Sadie Robinson