Sorrry to sound like a Spandau Ballet song (song in question being Through The Barricades) but some good news is here from East London Advertiser ace Ted Jeory that will interest all Tower Hamlets politics watchers (and those who keenly follow the life of Kingston University lecturers).

It couldn’t have happened to a nicer pair. Congratulations to both of them. Neither is switching sides by the way, I had it confirmed in person just a few minutes ago.