Daily Archives: November 6, 2012

UKIP’s McKenzie angered over anti-gay comments on Twitter

Winston McKenzie, the UKIP candidate for the Croydon North by-election, says he is to investigate controversial homophobic comments that appeared apparently from him on the Twitter account @voteWinston. McKenzie today told Inside Croydon that he was “really fed up” with … Continue reading

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Counting the rising cost of a democratic process

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Our contributing editor, former MP, Assembly Member and councillor ANDREW PELLING, says that there may be lessons we can take from the American election system. Campaign spending probably isn’t one of them It’s election day in Croydon. Croydon, … Continue reading

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Portas fund pays £10,000 for Waddon underpass mural

Phil Thomas, the Croydon cabinet member in charge of the borough’s highways system, has broken a promise to meet with residents in Waddon to discuss progress on the area’s pedestrian underpasses – which were often ill-lit, covered in animal excrement, … Continue reading

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