Tower Hamlets

  • Council Control: Lab Mayor
  • Conservatives 1
  • Labour 42
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • Green 0
  • Other 2

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.

A referendum in May 2021 decided to retain the directly-elected Mayor system.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
London

Address
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BG

Phone
020 7364 5000

Website
http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1476.92