Category Archives: Samuel Kasumu

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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‘I know which hospital is to close’ boasts rookie Tory candidate

The Tory Party does have plans to close one of south London’s large NHS hospitals if they win the General Election on June 8 – that’s according to the Conservatives’ candidate in Croydon North. Samuel Kasumu made the stunning admission … Continue reading

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NUT cancels education debate after second Tory pulls out

An education Question Time event for the General Election, organised by the NUT, the teachers’ union, and to have been staged tonight, has been cancelled after the Tory candidate on the panel pulled out, just 12 hours after saying that … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace election hustings, St John’s, May 31

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon North, Michael Swadling, Samuel Kasumu, Steve Reed MP, Upper Norwood | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barwell bottles it: Tory minister pulls out of education debate

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, asks the burning question of the General Election campaign in Croydon: is gaffe-prone Gavin scared of fucking up? Or is he just frit? Gavin Barwell, the Conservative MP for Croydon  Central since 2010, has pulled … Continue reading

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Kasumu does Tories big favour by standing in Croydon North

KEN LEE, our political reporter, on the contrasting approaches of lost cause candidates in the borough’s two very safe seats It may have taken Croydon Tories until yesterday to get round to naming their General Election candidate for Croydon North, … Continue reading

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