Category Archives: Catriona Ogilvy

Sarah Jones wins Labour’s nomination for Croydon Central

Sarah Jones was this afternoon selected by local Labour party members as their candidate to run at the 2015 parliamentary election in Croydon Central against sitting Tory MP, Gavin Barwell. Jones, a mother of four who lives in the constituency, … Continue reading

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Local leader Newman backs Butler in Central selection race

Labour makes its candidate selection for the Croydon Central parliamentary seat from a four-strong all-woman short-list tomorrow, with a leading figure in the party locally warning that they face “one of the toughest of political battles ever”. According to Inside … Continue reading

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Labour candidate makes virtue of lack of union support

One of the women short-listed for selection as candidate in the Croydon Central parliamentary seat by the local Labour party has sought to distance herself from the trades union movement – despite having been a senior union member in the … Continue reading

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Beware bigotry wrapped in the cloak of liberalism

In the wake of Woolwich, the racists are coming to our streets later this month. Yet as ANDREW FISHER reports, even one of Labour’s candidates in the Croydon Central parliamentary selection has accepted the endorsement of an “anti-sharia campaigner” Croydon … Continue reading

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Butler and Jones emerge as front-runners in Central race

Alison Butler and Sarah Jones have emerged as the front-runners for selection as the Labour candidate for the Croydon Central parliamentary seat, following two days of meetings among a panel of local members of the party. Croydon Central is held … Continue reading

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Croydon Central: take part in Croydon’s first open primary

Community engagement? Democracy? Today, Inside Croydon is attempting to bring a touch of democracy to the election process in Croydon, with the borough’s first ever online open primary. The open primary is the system used in the United States, where … Continue reading

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Croydon Central open primary: Catriona Ogilvy

Catriona Ogilvy offers the prospect of an OT rather than yet another OE for parliament. Ogilvy is an occupational therapist (rather than an Old Etonian, like so many members of David Cameron’s elitist cabinet), and she works in the NHS. … Continue reading

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