Liberal Democrats Elect Elaine Bagshaw as Mayoral Candidate

Members of the Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats have selected Elaine Bagshaw as Mayoral Candidate for the upcoming mayoral election in Tower Hamlets. Elaine Bagshaw most recently ran as the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Poplar and Limehouse.

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15 Years Since The Biggest Peace Rally In British History

Today marks 15 years since the biggest peace rally in British history. A million people marched on Westminster in outcry against the illegal Iraq War. The Liberal Democrats, led by Charles Kennedy, were the only major UK-wide party to oppose it.

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100 years since women first got the vote

Today marks the centenary or women first getting the vote in the UK. 

On 6 February 1918, the Representation of the People Act was brought into law.

At first the franchise extended to women above 30 who met a property qualification - while it was a right held by all men over the age of 21. It was not until 1928 with the Equal Franchise Act that all women gained the right to vote on equal terms with men (being 21 or older). 

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Liberal Democrat Councillor calls on Council to bring empty homes into use

Councillor Andrew Cregan called on the Council this week to use existing power to bring empty homes into use, after a Liberal Democrat Freedom of Information Request discovered that 500 homes across Tower Hamlets have sat empty for more than 6 months, and 117 have sat empty for two years or more. 

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Missed collections over Christmas and New Year

A number of people have reported that their rubbish and/or recycling wasn’t collected on the promised day over the Christmas and New Year period. This left waste and recycling in the street, with some bags ripped open by foxes.

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Caroline Pidgeon Weighs In on Tower Hamlets Corruption

Liberal Democrat Member of the London Assembly, Caroline Pidgeon, writes to the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Force following allegations of corruption in Tower Hamlets 

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