The man who is battling to take Tower Hamlets for Labour today said he believed the borough would "come to its senses" as voters recognised the need to put the "mess" of the Lutfur Rahman years behind them.

John Biggs was speaking the day before residents go to the polls in the re-run mayoral election.

Mr Biggs, who was defeated by Mr Rahman last year before an election court declared the result invalid in April, said he was concerned about possible malpractice tomorrow.

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