Daily Archives: November 26, 2012

Fisher’s “pleb” moment? Council for Justice demands apology

It looks like Mike Fisher was forced to back-track on Sunday, as a complaint from a community group in north London prompted him to send a better-considered response to their email. Inside Croydon reported how the leader of Croydon Council … Continue reading

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Reed’s regeneration record leaves Vauxhall cross

Steve Reed, Labour’s candidate for Thursday’s Croydon North  by-election, wants to be judged on his record in Lambeth. SEAN CREIGHTON talks to community groups about the council leader’s job creation claims A key claim in Steve Reed’s campaign to be … Continue reading

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Jasper admits to using Twitter bots to drive election bid

Lee Jasper, the Respect (George Galloway) candidate for Thursday’s Croydon North by-election, today conceded that his campaign has been using controversial “Twitter bots”, programs to automatically generate Tweets, to give a false impression of the popularity of his campaign. “You … Continue reading

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Boris says he’s using riots funding to cover-up police cuts

London Road businesses and residents are to have a massive insult heaped upon the injury that many of them suffered in the Croydon riots last year, with Mayor Boris Johnson admitting that the Riots Recovery Fund he promised the area … Continue reading

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