Aspire 1, Independent 1 (sits in the Conservative group). Inner east London; from Bethnal Green, Spitalfields and Wapping to Bow, Poplar and the Isle of Dogs. The population includes a very large proportion from Bangladeshi backgrounds. Controversial directly-elected Mayor Lutfur Rahman had his election overturned in April 2015 and John Biggs has held the post since then.
Andrew Wood (Canary Wharf) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2020.
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