Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Woodley makes a late run for Croydon North nomination

Louisa Woodley, the Labour candidate who beat the Conservatives across Croydon in May’s London Assembly elections, has made a late push to be her party’s candidate for the Croydon North parliamentary by-election. The by-election is expected to be held on … Continue reading

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Power raises questions over Fitze’s fitness to chair

CROYDON COMMENTARY: With tens of millions of NHS cash not properly accounted for, ANDREW PELLING  asks why Croydon’s Conservative MPs and councillors are not doing more to protect their constituents’ health care A public inquiry into the mystery of the … Continue reading

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Halloween horror: How did your MP vote on the EU budget?

The ConDem government was defeated in parliament on the EU budget last night – Halloween – after 53 Conservative MPs defied their party over the issue. Tory rebels joined with Labour to pass an amendment calling for a real-terms cut … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell MP, Paul Burstow MP, Richard Ottaway MP, Tom Brake MP, Tony Pearson | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stevenson ready to put a rocket up mainstream politicians

The Croydon North by-election will certainly have national importance, at least as far as the Communist party is concerned, after they have has chosen their national secretary, Ben Stevenson, to stand as their candidate. Stevenson, 28, has lived in Croydon … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon: a message to our loyal reader(s)

From the Editor In recent weeks, we have received here at Inside Croydon Towers requests from some curious quarters about the level of our readership. As our loyal reader will know, we established this site in June 2010 to offer … Continue reading

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Blow away the Halloween cobwebs with a Riddlesdown walk

If you have run out things to do in your job as volunteer entertainments officer (unpaid) to your children during half-term, there’s a solution to run off some of their spare energy this Friday morning. And it’s all free. With … Continue reading

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