Among the most interesting members of the dreadful crew around Lutfur Rahman, the extremist-linked executive mayor of Tower Hamlets, is the council’s assistant chief executive, a woman called Isabella Freeman (above). She is one of the borough’s shrinking band of senior white officials who has not been sacked or decided to leave.
Last year, it can now be revealed, both Labour and Conservative
members of Tower Hamlets council overwhelmingly passed a motion
recommending disciplinary action against Freeman. It was passed in a
secret session of the full council but has so far made no difference
whatever to Freeman’s position. It has not even been reportable until