Category Archives: Gavin Barwell

Croydon Tories’ leadership abandon hope with their B listers

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, has obtained a copy of a Croydon Conservatives internal document which shows their north-south divide of the borough when it comes to picking candidates for next year’s council elections Whoever Croydon Conservatives select to contest … Continue reading

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Developer removed stairwell from office-to-flats conversion

A property speculator has removed the staircase from a residential block as part of its conversion from offices to flats, halving the available fire escapes in the building for the residents of its 119 homes. The 1960s office block Green … Continue reading

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Action group calls for urgent arrest of Barwell over Grenfell fire

Hard-hitting report calls for transparent investigation among the ‘links in the chain of culpability’, as it alleges a cover-up has already begun Gavin Barwell, who until last month was the Conservative MP for Croydon Central, should be arrested immediately and … Continue reading

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Westfield delaying while they seek key deal with John Lewis

EXCLUSIVE: Our retailing correspondent, M.T. WALLETTE, reports on the Godot-like wait for an anchor tenant for Hammersfield’s not-so-supermall Westfield have delayed re-submitting their plans for the £1.4billion redevelopment of the town centre and Whitgift Centre because are they are still … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", 2018 council elections, Alison Butler, Boris Johnson, Business, Centrale, CPO, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Fairfield, Gavin Barwell, Housing, Jo Negrini, Planning, Property, Sara Bashford, Sarah Jones MP, Tony Newman, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Gaffe-prone Gav’s back to the letter-writing in Downing Street

Politics correspondent KEN LEE notes how an ex-MP is still bumbling on in his new job as Theresa May’s arse-wiper Gone, but not forgotten. Gavin Barwell may no longer be MP for Croydon Central, but his new job, as the … Continue reading

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New MP Jones challenges Tories to pay for sprinklers

Sarah Jones used her maiden speech to Parliament yesterday to challenge the Tory Government to provide the funds needed to pay for the potentially life-saving fitting of sprinklers in council-run residential tower blocks across the country. Croydon Central’s new MP … Continue reading

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New MP Jones expected to make her maiden speech today

Sarah Jones, Croydon Central’s new MP, is expected to make her maiden speech in Parliament later today. Jones won the seat for Labour, beating Tory Gavin Barwell with a majority of 5,652 votes in last month’s snap General Election. Barwell … Continue reading

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