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Councillor Nathalie Bienfait

Representing Bow West in Tower Hamlets

Annual Council Meeting, 17 May 2023

22 May, 2023 | Local action

Every year, the council holds an Annual Meeting at which it decides some procedural matters for the coming year. The highlights are the election of a new Speaker – or the confirmation of the current one, confirmation of the Cabinet for the coming year, confirmation of committee chairs. At this meeting, I chose to make a speech reflecting on the…   Read More >

HAC Bow: events, disruption, updates

18 May, 2023 | Local action

This is an ongoing situation and this blog post is being updated regularly as I obtain more information. Please contact me if you have any questions. Background Concerns were first raised to me regarding events being held at the HAC venue on Morgan Street after the tragic death of a teenager in September 2022. Concerns included: Following reports of these…   Read More >

Tower Hamlets reaffirms status as Fair Trade borough

21 March, 2023 | Council-level work

I am delighted that the motion I seconded on reaffirming Tower Hamlets’ status as a Fair Trade borough has passed unanimously. The highlight of the Full Council meeting of 15 March 2023 was the unanimous passing of the motion I seconded (proposed by Aspire Cllr Wahid) reaffirming our borough’s status as a fair trade borough. You can watch the full…   Read More >

Aspire’s budget 2023/24 passes

3 March, 2023 | Council-level work

The Aspire administration’s budget for 2023/24 has passed, and they did not accept any of the opposition amendments made by the Green, Labour or Conservative parties. Watch the council meeting online All council meetings are available to watch online and are open to the press and public. This meeting is available to watch here: https://towerhamlets.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/733250 The agenda, budget and opposition…   Read More >

Working together to solve problem parking

20 April, 2023 | Local action

We have had a recent success in a long-running problem with parking on Aberavon Road. Residents, Tower Hamlets Parking Enforcement team and myself have worked together effectively to catch and fine a driver who has been parking illegally on the road. Background Residents reported to me some months ago that they had noticed that parking was becoming more and more…   Read More >