Category Archives: Gavin Barwell

Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff attends meeting with Westfield

In the midst of the threat of a global nuclear war, heightened terror threats at home and the complications of the Brexit negotiations with the European Union, the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Gavin Barwell, has found the time to … Continue reading

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Even a #cheekyNando’s can’t help Barwell escape blame

Another Friday, another cheeky Nando’s. WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on how the Chief of Staff for the beleaguered Prime Minister appears to be preparing for his future by doing a promotions job for a restaurant chain Gavin Barwell, the … Continue reading

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Empire-building Barwell recruits Nero to help in Downing Street

Nero Ughwujabo, for the past 15 years the chief executive of the Croydon BME Forum, has quit his job to become a SPAD – a government special adviser to the Prime Minister. Some observers of events around Croydon Town Hall … Continue reading

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Stormzy enters the political charts – though not at No1

What does it say about the borough’s MPs and other elected politicians when they fail to make it on to an annual political listical which does manage to include a policy adviser and a grime star? WALTER CRONXITE reports Three … Continue reading

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Barwell’s big night out in Nando’s after ‘intense’ week

WALTER CRONXITE on the late-night goings-ons involving one of the Prime Minister’s senior aides After more than three months of near-silence on social media, ever since he was soundly defeated in the General Election, Gavin Barwell, the former Conservative MP … Continue reading

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Ex-teaching assistant Bashford lands Cabinet Office job

Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on the Croydon councillor who has risen without trace Anyone who aspires to this country being run by anything that might resemble a meritocracy may be saddened to learn that the “politically restricted” job which … Continue reading

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Pollard’s candidate list ignores five wards in Croydon North

WALTER CRONXITE on another bungled announcement by Croydon Conservatives No matter how hard they try to make it look as if they do give a toss about the north of the borough, Croydon’s Tories really don’t give a shit. And … Continue reading

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