Fraud: Tower Hamlets:Written question - 28598

(Poplar and Limehouse)

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Asked on: 25 February 2016
Department for Communities and Local Government
Fraud: Tower Hamlets
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment has been made by the Commissioners appointed by his Department to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets of the level of fraud in that borough.
Answered by: Mr Marcus Jones
Answered on: 07 March 2016

My rt. hon. Friend, the Secretary of State (Greg Clark) has received no formal assessment from the Tower Hamlets Commissioners regarding the level of fraud in the borough. The Secretary of State is aware that the Commissioners have contributed both written and oral evidence to my rt. hon. Friend, the Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Sir Eric Pickles’) review on electoral fraud.

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