Takki Sulaiman, the Director of Communications at Tower Hamlets who receives a hefty salary of £100,000 per year, conducted the review of the newspaper’s future, which makes up the bulk of his portfolio, and decided against abolition.
The consultation process involved a grand total of 624 people – out of the 87,000 households which receive the newspaper – who decided to respond.
With this 0.7% self-selected response rate Takki Sulaiman announced he had 51% of local people’s support.
My comment: Turkeys don't vote for Christmas and neither would they organise a consultation/survey that disagreed with them. In addition, I am sure quite a few people would like a council propaganda newspaper to line their cat litter tray.
I smell a manipulated consultation/survey and was was considering a freedom of information request but someone has beaten me to it.
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