Lutfur_Rahman2Mayor Lutfur Rahman, throwing our money away again.

A television channel based in Walthamstow which has already been censored for carrying advertisements for Tower Hamlets Mayor, Lutfur Rahman was awarded a £5,000 Tower Hamlets Council grant, even after Ofcom had ruled that the advertisement, which appeared last year, amounted to a Party Political Broadcast for Lutfur Rahman.

Conservative leader at Tower Hamlets Council,  Peter Gold,  was reported as saying: `” Once again Lutfur Rahman is rewarding his favourite TV channel with public money after the council was heavily criticised by Ofcom for using public money to run political adverts.”

When being asked about this Bangladeshi  channels’ funding, a spokeswoman for Tower Hamlets Council said “This fund received 80 applications, and awards were granted to many different community groups to host a wide range of events….”

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