Category Archives: Croydon South

#SouthernFail: New MP Jones questions on the Gibb Report

Sarah Jones, the new MP for Croydon Central, has wasted no time in trying to hold the Government to account over its mismanagement of the Southern Rail crisis, as yesterday she tabled five written questions on the subject to Chris … Continue reading

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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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VOTE 2017: Live coverage of Croydon’s General Election

INSIDE CROYDON is throwing more resources at covering election night than ever before, with staff and stringers at six different counts across south London. We will be reporting live through the night on the General Election results in Croydon – … Continue reading

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Dear Jeremy Corbyn, I have an apology to make. I was wrong

ELECTION COMMENTARY: After two years under near-constant attack not only from the Tories but also from members of his own parliamentary party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is nearing a true test at the ballot box. And former Tony Blair adviser … Continue reading

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Philp’s brown-nosing traits seem common among local Tories

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest dodgy leaflet from a Conservative candidate in Croydon, which tries to pass off a motley crew of party hacks as ordinary residents Do politicians take us for fools ? Chris Philp has a leaflet … Continue reading

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If you’re in a safe seat, here’s a way to make your vote count

ELECTION COMMENTARY: In Croydon, two of the three parliamentary seats being contested on Thursday are safe seats with combined majorities of 37,000 votes. Nothing seems likely to change the status quo in Croydon North or Croydon South. But PETER UNDERWOOD, … Continue reading

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7 days to go: YouGov poll predicts defeat for Barwell and Brake

WALTER CRONXITE, political editor, on viral election posters and what the latest opinion polls suggest will be the outcome for this part of south London next Thursday Might Stormzy win the election? The past week has seen Jeremy Corbyn judged … Continue reading

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