Category Archives: Brian Paddick

LibDems’ Mayoral candidate shows that Khan is a shoo-in

WALTER CRONXITE on the latest low-powered London election selection London’s Liberal Democrats are gathering in a phone box in Canary Wharf this morning for their annual conference, where their candidate for Mayor in  2020, Siobhan Benita, will give her first … Continue reading

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Election votes all add up to more change across Croydon

ANDREW PELLING, a former Assembly Member, crunches the first set of numbers from Thursday’s London elections and finds some interesting trends for politics in Croydon For a while on Friday, the Conservatives thought that they had lost out at City … Continue reading

Posted in Abigail Lock, Andrew Pelling, Boris Johnson, Brian Paddick, Croydon Greens, Croydon South, Gordon Ross, Ken Livingstone, London Assembly, Louisa Woodley, Mayor of London, Richard Ottaway MP, Steve O'Connell, Sutton Council, Thornton Heath, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All bets are off, as O’Connell is on cruise control for election

ANDREW PELLING, a former London Assembly Member for Croydon and Sutton, gazes into his crystal ball to see what tomorrow’s Mayoral and GLA elections might have in store The bookmaker Paddy Power is already paying out on a Boris win … Continue reading

Posted in Abigail Lock, Andrew Pelling, Boris Johnson, Brian Paddick, Croydon Greens, Gordon Ross, Ken Livingstone, London Assembly, Louisa Woodley, Mayor of London, Steve O'Connell, Sutton Council, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boris has no answers for campaigning Croydon teenager

Last night’s London Debate on ITV means that the Mayoral candidates – or at least some of them – have now appeared in four televised hustings across various channels. You do wonder whether even the capital’s chattering classes bothered to … Continue reading

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Croydon questions: Abigail Lock, Liberal Democrats

Abigail Lock is a former Sutton councillor who is the Liberal Democrats’ candidate for our area at the London Assembly in the elections on May 3. In the latest in our series, she answers Inside Croydon’s questionnaire We have circulated … Continue reading

Posted in Abigail Lock, Brian Paddick, Business, Commuting, Crime, Croydon Greens, Education, Environment, Health, Housing, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Mayday Hospital, Mayor of London, Outside Croydon, Policing, Schools, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Latest leaflet blunder is example of flawed funding system

Oh dear. You know things are not going as well as they might when you get a grudging expression of sympathy on Twitter from Clare Hilley, the Conservative councillor for Waddon ward whose main claim to fame remains vomiting down … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Brian Paddick, Clare Hilley, Croydon South, Ken Livingstone, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Louisa Woodley, Mayor of London, Richard Ottaway MP, Steve O'Connell, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Who is paying for Boris’s election stunt in Croydon?

3.45PM UPDATE: scroll down for an update, and check out the comments, too. It is a sign that May’s London Mayoral election is to be a tough battle when a visit to Croydon expected tomorrow from incumbent mayor Boris Johnson … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Pelling, Boris Johnson, Brian Paddick, Broad Green, Business, Centrale, Croydon 8/8, East Croydon, Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments