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Former cabinet minister hits out at Met police and voting fraud

Luther Rahman who was found guilty of election fraud

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A former cabinet minister has criticised the Metropolitan Police for not taking strong action over vote fraud in Tower Hamlets in east London. The government review of the country’s voting system released last Friday (12) found evidence of malpractice among Britain’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities. In a report presented to prime minister Theresa May, former communities minister Eric Pickles called for reforms to the voting system, including piloting some form of identification at polling stations and warned political correctness was resulting in fraud going unchecked in south Asian communities. “Evidence was presented of pressure being put on vulnerable members of…

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