Tower Hamlets council has refused to disclose how much was spent in taxpayer funds after appointing external lawyers and spin doctors to counter a BBC Panorama investigation into allegations of corruption linked to the mayor, Lutfur Rahman.

Reported by the Times. You can read the full story here. 

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