Daily Archives: February 14, 2012

Croydon’s Conservatives shy away from Mayoral control

A Conservative government minister is in favour of it, as is a local MP. It might save Croydon Council £1 million per year, and give in-built control at the Town Hall to the Tories. So why won’t Mike Fisher’s council … Continue reading

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“Justice prevails” for Assembly candidate Woodley

Louisa Woodley, the Croydon Labour councillor who is standing against Steve O’Connell for Croydon and Sutton in May’s London Assembly elections, last night hit back at a smear campaign against her which some believe had been orchestrated by senior local … Continue reading

Posted in Education, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Louisa Woodley, Schools, South Norwood, Steve O'Connell, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Croydon’s Budget (Part 1): We’re all in this together

Croydon Council is about to set its budget for the coming financial year. The proposals go before next Monday’s cabinet meeting, prior to the council meeting on February 27. As work continues to build the vanity project that is to … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Croydon Council, Graham Cadle, Hannah Miller, Jon Rouse, Nathan Elvery | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment