Independent 1. Inner east London; from Bethnal Green, Spitalfields and Wapping to Bow, Poplar and the Isle of Dogs. The population includes a very large proportion from Bangladeshi backgrounds. Controversial directly-elected Mayor Lutfur Rahman had his election overturned in April 2015.
Mohammed Pappu (Blackwall and Cubitt Town) moved from Labour to Independent in October 2018. Rabina Khan (Shadwell) moved from People's Alliance of Tower Hamlets to Liberal Democrat in August 2018.
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