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3 August 2018

Newham Council interim Chief Executive selected

Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz has announced the selection of Katherine Kerswell to be the council’s interim chief executive for a period of six months.​...Read more

22 June 2018

CIPFA Brought in to undertake a financial health check of Newham council's books

Experts in public finance have started work at Newham Council to review its  financial sustainability and ensure all is well with the books as part of ......Read more

22 June 2018

New chief finance officer joins Newham Council

Mike O’Donnell will be joining Newham Council as a member of the executive leadership team, director of financial sustainability and statutory s151 officer....Read more

7 June 2018

Newham's new Mayor and cabinet tackle careless funding decisions of the old administration

At the first cabinet meeting held by Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz and her new Cabinet on Tuesday 5 June, Rokhsana paid tribute to young Corey Junior Davis who ......Read more

7 June 2018

Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz slams government over policy failures following Joseph Rowntree Report

The Joseph Rowntree report published on 7 June 2018, highlighted that last year over 1.5 million people went without the bare essentials and were locked ......Read more