Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell is to hold a public meeting on July 12 to talk about the council’s plans for regeneration in the borough.
Barwell’s own website states he will “outline the work of Croydon Council to regenerate the Town Centre”, which raises the question of why a local MP is doing this, and not those at the council who are supposed to be directly responsible? Maybe that will come up at the meeting.
It is almost as if Barwell is still a Croydon councillor, a role he fulfilled before his election to parliament in May 2010: “Looking at the development plans for Croydon, Gavin will explain what the future skyline will look like and how the Council is working to make it happen,” his website states.
“The meeting is open to all who are interested and will take place on Thursday 12th July from 7pm in the Croydon Town Hall.” Right next to the new council HQ, or “service delivery hub”, which will soon be taking delivery of £900,000-worth of new furniture.
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