Despite fancy lawyers and PR men, the ugly side of mayor Lutfur Rahman’s regime shines through – as the BBC’s Panorama may be about to find out.
BT’s Vital Vision initiative, which took public employees on jollies to the US, is dead. Long live Future Vision – which is entirely different. Er, or not.
How a peace summit between Labour councillors and their MP led to a street slanging match and a court appearance for one of the councillors.
Reserves are raided, £5m is cut from services, 100 library jobs go and pay rises for hoi polloi are just 1%... but councillors’ allowances rise 25%!
How an ethically-run bus company hit the skids with 500 job losses, while its rival, a dodgy minicab firm, prospers in Croydon and Southwark.
The councillor who played Solitaire on her council-funded iPad while the council’s budget meeting agreed £25m in cuts.