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A Mayor for Tower Hamlets

A Mayor for Tower Hamlets

Lutfur Rahman

Has been announced Tower Hamlets first Mayor. Official results can be found on the Tower Hamlets Mayoral Results page.

Docklands24 reports Rahman pledges to work for all residents as the East End faces the tough economic climate in the days ahead. Also worth checking out the Guardian, Dave Hill’s blog post.

[Below and resident comments prior to 22 October 2010 relate to the run up of the election]

The timetable belowhas been published for the Tower Hamlets election for an executive mayor on Thursday October 21 2010. Please refer to the Tower Hamlets website for official updates and details of how to vote.

Mayoral Election Timetable

  • Agents Pre-Election Meeting – 6pm Thursday 9 September 2010
  • Publication of Notice of Election – Thursday 16 September 2010
  • Receipt of Nomination – noon Friday 24 September 2010
  • Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated – noon Tuesday 28 September 2010
  • Withdrawl of Candidate – noon Wednesday 29 September 2010
  • Appointment of Election Agents – noon Wednesday 29 September 2010
  • Publication of Notice of Election Agents – Wednesday 29 September 2010
  • Last Date for Registration – Wednesday 6 October 2010
  • Receipt of Postal Vote Applications – 5pm Wednesday 6 October 2010
  • Publication of Notice of Poll – Wednesday 13 October 2010
  • Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications – 5pm Wednesday 13 October 2010
  • Appointment of Poll and Count Agents – Thursday 14 October 2010
  • First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers – Friday 15 October 2010
  • Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications – 5pm Thursday 21 October 2010
  • Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot Papers 5 pm – Thursday 21 October 2010
  • Day of Poll – 7am to 10pm Thursday 21 October 2010
  • Declaration of Candidates Expenses – Thursday 25 November 2010

Wikipedia: Elected Mayor of Tower Hamlets: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directly_elected_mayor_of_Tower_Hamlets

Mayoral Hustings: 12th October 7pm

St Matthias Church, Woodstock Terrace E14 [view map] at 7pm. All candidates are expected to be present and the evening will be chaired by Malcolm Starbrook, Editor of East London Advertiser. This is a public event.

For those able to receive BanglaTV there’s a televised hustings on 15th October at 7.30pm and for those who can receive Channel S on the 19th October, again at 7.30pm.

Wapping Town Council Proposition

Please see the Wapping Town Council proposition for discussion and developments of this separate issue for Wapping.

Documents sent to What’s in Wapping Website

John Griffiths