IN OCTOBER we usually celebrate Black History. This month we are looking at how Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Councillors are making new history.
“Today after 17 months, I finished my term of office as the Speaker (Civic Mayor) of my Borough – Tower Hamlets. All Glory to God almighty and thanks to the Executive Mayor John Biggs & my colleagues.”
Cllr Victoria Obaze, Whitechapel Ward, Tower Hamlets, Twitter, 30th September – surely the first time Almighty God and John Biggs have been linked in the same sentence