Category Archives: Croydon South

Complaint filed to Ombudsman over Scott’s planning conduct

The latest round of Brick by Brick planning applications will be considered at a meeting to be chaired by a councillor who is under investigation by the Ombudsman. BARRATT HOLMES reports Paul Scott, the controversial chair of the council’s planning … Continue reading

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Croydon South election hustings, Christ Church, Purley, Jun 1

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Tories withhold ‘dynamite’ report on commuter rail crisis

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on how the Tories have suppressed a highly critical report on the failures of their government over the commuter chaos on Southern, and why some of the report’s recommendations may already have been implemented Just like … Continue reading

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Scott offers account of controversial Purley planning meeting

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last week, the so-called chair of the council’s so-called planning committee responded to complaints about overdevelopment from the people he is supposed to represent by accusing them of Nimbyism and claiming that his committee is unable to do … Continue reading

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The mystery of Croydon South’s invisible Labour candidate

Politics correspondent KEN LEE has been searching for signs of an election campaign in Croydon South, and has been disappointed Have you seen the woman in the photograph above? Based in Gipsy Hill in Lambeth, she is believed to have … Continue reading

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Shock as Labour manifesto backs BML2 rail scheme

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, reports on an election commitment which could scare off voters in London’s most marginal seat When it was officially launched this morning the Labour Party election manifesto, much trailed through leaks last week, when formally … 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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