Category Archives: Gavin Barwell

Tories’ deputy leader barred from dole after his Corbyn vote

WALTER CRONXITE reports on a back-firing Conservative stunt. And Councillor Jason Cummings The deputy leader of the Croydon Conservatives could be refused any unemployment benefits – because he tried to vote for Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election two … Continue reading

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More than one Tory politician to blame for austerity

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Inside Croydon’s editor, STEVEN DOWNES, puts forward a view that may surprise many It’s time to lay off Gavin Barwell. Not because of the sly and underhand way he often conducted himself when a Tory MP for Croydon … Continue reading

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Barwell under pressure over failure to review fire safety

Gavin Barwell, a week after losing one job, is already under pressure in his new post, as more difficult questions are being asked why he did not fulfil a promise he made, when housing minister, to act over a fire … Continue reading

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May’s Chief of Staff was the author of his own election obituary

WALTER CRONXITE has drilled down into the election numbers (well, Electoral Calculus has), and come up with some worrying figures for Croydon Tories It wasn’t only Gavin Barwell who got his P45 from his Westminster job last week. And while … Continue reading

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Mayhem in Downing Street: Ex-MP Barwell lands No10 job

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, was taking the weekend off. Then Theresa Mayhem offered a job to a gaffe-prone ex-MP Like a bad penny, Gavin Barwell keeps turning up. Amid the chaos of the aftermath of her General Election “victory” … Continue reading

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VOTE 2017: Live coverage of Croydon’s General Election

INSIDE CROYDON is throwing more resources at covering election night than ever before, with staff and stringers at six different counts across south London. We will be reporting live through the night on the General Election results in Croydon – … Continue reading

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Election 2017: Will it be a horse of a different colour?

ELECTION COMMENTARY: As Croydon goes to the polls today, American politics professor DR BOB BEATTY takes a brief pause to reflect after a frantic week following the various campaigns As a professor of political science at Washburn University in Topeka, … Continue reading

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