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Events in the local elections in Tower Hamlets have provoked national interest and display worrying signs of division

Keith, Michael (2014) Events in the local elections in Tower Hamlets have provoked national interest and display worrying signs of division. Democratic Audit Blog (07 Jun 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Tower Hamlets political scene has long been known for its unique flavour and numerous idiosyncrasies. May 22nd’s Mayoral election was one of the most interesting chapters yet, with the incumbent Lutfur Rahman winning re-election in controversial circumstances. Here, the former Leader of Tower Hamlets Council Michael Keith, reflects on what the election means for the Borough, and argues for the cultivation of a new politics for the area that transcends racial, religious or ethnic division.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2014 10:35
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/57661

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