Independent report

Best value inspection of London Borough of Tower Hamlets

This document is a report of an inspection carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) of the governance of Tower Hamlets Council.



On 4 April 2014, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government used his powers under section 10 of the Local Government Act 1999 to appoint PwC to carry out an inspection of Tower Hamlets Council’s compliance with its best value duty. This document is the report of that inspection.

The report was announced by the Secretary of State in a written ministerial statement made to Parliament on 4 November 2014.