Peter Golds: Proper mayors engage publicly

The small print of a budget is always what actually matters. Having represented Blackwall as a councillor for the past eight years I have learned how essential it is for this area to be regenerated. 

Peter Golds: Lutfur's basking in reflected glory

Over the past three years the Government has provided Tower Hamlets Council with £77million of taxpayer's money for housing, £25million of this is in the current financial year.

Peter Golds: Mayor shores up fading support

It came as little surprise on discovering that among the millions of pounds of taxpayer money being handed out in grants by Tower Hamlets, £64,000 was heading for Unite, Europe's wealthiest trade union.