Category Archives: Gavin Barwell

Downing Street orders checks on Barwell’s Croydon cronies

Our political editor WALTER CRONXITE on a report which suggest that the mates of the Prime Minister’s chief of staff are being put under pressure Helen MacNamara, the head of ethics at the Cabinet Office, has written to every government … Continue reading

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‘Political pygmies’ to blame for Croydon’s ‘slums of the future’

An influential figure in British architecture has hit out at office-to-flat conversions – of which there have been thousands in Croydon – describing them as “ghastly little fuck-hutches”, and all thanks to policy which is being ruined by “political pygmies”. … Continue reading

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Tories rush to pick Croydon candidate for General Election

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on latest indications that, while Theresa Mayhem might be saying one thing, behind the scenes her ‘top advisers’ are doing another Senior figures in Downing Street, which presumably must mean gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s … Continue reading

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Calls for Creatura to be sacked from his Downing Street job

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on the latest egregious breach of his employment contract by the Tories’ desperately ambitious parliamentary candidate for Croydon Central On the day when his boss at No10 seems set to suffer one of the worst defeats … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s SPAD accused of using data scraping dark arts

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Twitter special adviser is the subject of a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner for the misuse of personal data, as WALTER CRONXITE reports New year, same old Croydon Tories. A mass emailing sent in the … Continue reading

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Black swans, splits and boundaries make for uncertain times

Expect the unexpected, warns WALTER CRONXITE, in the third part of his gaze into the political crystal ball on the prospects for 2019 As Labour in London, including Croydon, sails serenely towards 2019 with positive prospects seemingly at every turn, … Continue reading

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Croydon Tories are getting ready for snap General Election

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE takes a look ahead into the uncertain territory of the next few months for the borough’s MPs Here’s the bad news for any Croydon residents who might hope that their local councillors would do more than, … Continue reading

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