News and Events
Advice and information session for non-UK EU citizens
Monday 3 December 2018
7pm - 8.30pm
St Luke's CE Primary School
Saunders Ness Road
Isle of Dogs
As part of the Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission, the council is working to keep non-UK EU citizens informed about the steps they need to take to continue living and working in the UK after we leave the EU. We will be holding an advice and information session on Monday 3 December at St Luke's CE Primary School on the Isle of Dogs from 7pm to 8.30pm
The event will include a presentation by an expert immigration solicitor followed by a Q&A session. It will be of most benefit to non-UK EU citizens but all residents are very welcome to attend.
Civil society evidence hearing
Tuesday 27 November 2018
The commission met at the Harford Health Centre to hear evidence from civil society representatives.
The hearing was broadcast live online. The videos will be available to watch again in the coming days.
Business and the economy evidence hearing
Tuesday 30 October 2018
The commission met in Canary Wharf at the heart of London's financial centre to hear from representatives of business and experts on the economy.
The hearing was broadcast live online. You can watch the three sessions again, in full, by clicking on the links below:
Public services evidence session
Wednesday 3 October 2018
9.30am - 1.30pm
The commission heard oral evidence from key public service bodies in the borough with a focus on education and health, as well as local, national and regional government.
Witnesses included representatives from Queen Mary University, Barts Health, East London Foundation Trust, the Institute for Government, Tower Hamlets College, Tower Hamlets Council and UNISON.
The meeting was streamed live and is now available to watch again by clicking on the link below (you may need to check that any popup blockers are disabled):
Council calls on businesses in Tower Hamlets to have their say on Brexit
Businesses of all sizes and from all sectors across Tower Hamlets are being urged to have their say on the impact that Brexit could have on the borough’s economy.
Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission launched as expert panel announced
A commission tasked with examining the likely impact of Brexit on Tower Hamlets was officially launched on Thursday.
Tower Hamlets established Brexit Commission to seek expert advice
A Brexit Commission is to be set up in Tower Hamlets as the council and its partners step up preparations for the UK’s departure from the European Union.