Lutfur Rahman: The accusation that I favoured Muslims in Tower Hamlets is utterly false

Eric Pickles’ intervention exposes a political establishment that is furious because my administration continues to embarrass it, argues the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

Guardian, 5 November 2014

Update:  See also Lutfur Rahman, “Pickles’s hit squad has wrong target”, Morning Star, 6 November 2014