Category Archives: Marisha Ray

Pelling predicts: Croydon by-election will set a record of sorts

ANDREW PELLING, a former Croydon MP, councillor and London Assembly member, has been following the by-election campaign and here analyses the high points and low marks of the past six weeks in a giant constituency which today will set a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Pelling, Andrew Stranack, Croydon Greens, Croydon North, Gavin Barwell, Lee Jasper, Malcolm Wicks MP, Marisha Ray, Shasha Khan, Steve Reed MP, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Union pulls out of hustings over exclusion of six candidates

One of the country’s biggest trades unions, the PCS, has pulled out of sponsorship and organisation of a hustings debate planned to be held in Thornton Heath on Tuesday evening because half the candidates for the November 29 Croydon North … Continue reading

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Bookmakers rate Respect as by-election second favourite

The bookmakers have made Respect’s Lee Jasper joint second favourite to win the Croydon North by-election, along with Andy Stranack, the Conservative candidate, underlining the view that the battle for votes is wide open behind hot favourite Steve Reed. Reed, … Continue reading

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Election questions: Marisha Ray, Liberal Democrats

The Croydon North by-election is on November 29, and Inside Croydon has put to candidates a set of questions. We will be putting the responses on the record, published without the artifice, interruptions and grandstanding of the usual hustings. We … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Boris Johnson, Croydon North, CSEP, Education, Health, Housing, Libraries, London Road Traders Association, Marisha Ray, Mayor of London, Paul Burstow MP, St Helier Hospital, Tom Brake MP, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

LibDem candidate tries to steal credit for scrap metal bill

Marisha Ray, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Croydon North by-election, has criticised people who steal. But a LibDem press release saw their candidate being a little light-fingered herself. Just ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Ray has claimed the credit for … Continue reading

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Nov 29: “Moving the writ” confirms Croydon election date

The Croydon North by-election date is confirmed today with Labour “moving the writ” in parliament. ANDREW PELLING, a former parliamentarian, explains the arcane process It isn’t just courts that issue writs. The people of Croydon North have been waiting for … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Stranack, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Gavin Barwell, Lee Jasper, Malcolm Wicks MP, Marisha Ray, Steve Reed MP, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Incinerator should be Croydon North’s burning issue

BRENDAN WALSH is a Green party member from Croydon North who is disappointed, but unsurprised, that the issue of a £1 billion waste incinerator to be built on the boundary of the constituency has barely been mentioned by most of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Stranack, Croydon Greens, Croydon North, Environment, Marisha Ray, Shasha Khan, Winston McKenzie | Leave a comment

Tech City ought to be foundation of every party’s manifesto

JONNY ROSE believes that his alternative vision for regeneration, the Silicon Valley of South London, ought be to be front and centre of all the Croydon North by-election candidates’ campaigns It’s election season in Croydon. Rarely seen politicos are coming … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Stranack, Croydon North, Faz Hakim, Lee Jasper, Louisa Woodley, Marisha Ray, Simon Burgess, Steve Reed MP, Val Shawcross | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Greens to recycle candidate for Croydon North by-election

An announcement is expected to confirm that Shasha Khan will be the Green party’s candidate in the Croydon North by-election. Croydon resident Khan is the only 2012 candidate declared so far from the leading parties who was also up for … Continue reading

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Former Blair adviser on Labour shortlist for Croydon North

A former Downing Street adviser to Tony Blair on race issues is among a five-strong shortlist announced this afternoon by the Labour Party as it seeks to choose a candidate for the Croydon North by-election. The shortlist is a model … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Stranack, Croydon North, Faz Hakim, Louisa Woodley, Malcolm Wicks MP, Marisha Ray, Simon Burgess, Steve Reed MP, Val Shawcross | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment