Category Archives: Jennifer Brathwaite

Olga who? Another knock-back for Newman over selection

WALTER CRONXITE on how the Labour Party is parachuting into Croydon South a General Election candidate, after a ‘selection’ which even ‘Toxic’ Tony Newman could not fix For the second General Election in succession, Labour Party HQ has decided to … Continue reading

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MPs asked to declare as Labour goes on election footing

Sarah Jones and Steve Reed OBE have been given a fortnight to decide whether they want to be a parliamentary candidate at the next election and to inform Labour, as the party led by Jeremy Corbyn gets itself ready to … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick’s profitable Blairite response to Right to Buy

The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire has, rightly, focused attention on safety around the nation’s low-cost housing. But underlining the lack of attention given to the conditions of such homes and the ongoing under-investment in council housing has been … 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

Posted in 2017 General Election, Addiscombe West, Andrew Fisher, Ashburton, Chris Philp MP, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Emily Benn, Gavin Barwell, Gill Hickson, Jennifer Brathwaite, Kathleen Garner, Michael Swadling, Paul Scully MP, Samuel Kasumu, Sarah Jones MP, South Croydon, Steve Reed MP, Tom Brake MP, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell, Jennifer Brathwaite, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Sarah Jones MP, Steve Reed MP, Tom Brake MP, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

One month in, and Labour’s candidate campaigns in ‘Coulsden’

KEN LEE, our political reporter for the south of the borough, has been on the election trail in ‘Coulsden’ Labour has found an election winner in true-blue Croydon South. Only trouble is, it isn’t the rarely seen candidate who has … Continue reading

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

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