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.

Andrew Wood (Canary Wharf) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2020.

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)
£1392.42