Category Archives: Simon Burgess

Labour selects Reed as candidate for Croydon North

Steve Reed is to be the Labour party candidate for the Croydon North by-election when it is staged later this month. Inside sources suggest that Reed may have won the ballot by as few as three votes from his closest … Continue reading

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Reed bends with the wind as he seeks selection in Croydon

Steve Reed divides opinions. He thinks he’s great. Others who have had to deal with the leader of Lambeth Council tend to disagree. “He’s more Blairite than Tony Blair,” was one of the more polite views aired when Reed announced … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Inside Croydon profiles Labour’s short-listed candidates

The decision on who is to be the next MP for Croydon North will be taken on November 3. That’s when Croydon North Labour members meet to choose their party’s candidate for the parliamentary seat when a by-election is held … Continue reading

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