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Croydon’s “Deep Throat”: Frank Field breaks his silence

Frank Field, the veteran campaigner on social policy, has broken a five-decade omerta over the identity of a government whistle-blower who helped shame a Labour government into honouring its election promise to introduce child benefit. Field’s admission this week explained … Continue reading

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Council Tax will let Croydon play at social engineering

This is not a problem confined to Croydon by any means, but the council’s budget papers are usually so full of local government jargon and impenetrable Town Hall-speak that it is often difficult for people to fully understand what it … Continue reading

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