Category Archives: Croydon South

Mayhem in Downing Street. And some of it is Barwell’s fault

WALTER  CRONXITE, political editor, on the latest piece of Conservative Party in-fighting to throw the nation into crisis It is entirely possible that, tomorrow morning, Gavin Barwell, Jason Cummings and Mario Creatura will all be in a queue in Fisher’s … Continue reading

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Brokenshire blocks planning permission for Purley ‘skyscraper’

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, on a slap in the face for Croydon’s planners To the “delight” of Croydon Conservatives, James Brokenshire, the Tory Government’s local communities and housing minister, has reversed the decision of council’s planning department, its planning … Continue reading

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MP Philp: I won’t be calling for no confidence vote on PM

Croydon’s lone Conservative MP will not be among those who sends a letter calling for a no confidence vote in the Prime Minister,  Inside Croydon can reveal. Theresa Mayhem’s Tory Government has been in crisis this week, since the terms … Continue reading

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Croydon Scouts check out Westminster for Parliament Week

Croydon Scouts chose a particularly interesting date for their latest group outing, to the Palace of Westminster yesterday to learn about the workings of Parliament on the day that news emerged that a Brexit agreement had been brokered between the … Continue reading

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MP Philp: ‘I stand by my Swiss border tweet completely’

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, discovers that the borough’s Conservative MP is entirely unaware of the old saying, ‘When in a hole, stop digging…’ Croydon South MP Chris Philp says, “I stand by the tweet completely,” after he attempted to … Continue reading

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Tory MP’s Brexit ignorance that borders on the laughable

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on how Croydon’s Tory MP showed himself to be excess baggage when it comes to finding solutions to some of the tougher problems of exiting the EU It’s not just Labour politicians in Croydon who, … Continue reading

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Newman and Philp ignore air quality to welcome Gatwick news

PAUL LUSHION, our environment correspondent, on how Croydon’s politicians have a Trump-like capacity for ignoring the rapidly impending threat of Global Warming The Croydon political duopoly had some cross-party consensus this morning, as senior Labour and Tory figures almost knocked … Continue reading

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