Category Archives: Sutton Council

Blind election candidate challenges government over equalities

A local election candidate has this week started Judicial Review proceedings on the Home Secretary regarding the Government’s failure to support disabled candidates. Emily Brothers is blind and hearing impaired, but in 2015 she stood as the Labour candidate in … Continue reading

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Dovecote open day, Beddington Park, May 6

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Dombey’s LibDems accused of ‘cheating’ election in Sutton

ELECTIONS EXCLUSIVE: Our Sutton dodgy goings-on editor, JERRY MANDER, on how the rules of purdah have been broken repeatedly by the local Liberal Democrats as they ignore orders from council officers not to abuse taxpayer-funded resources The Liberal Democrats who … Continue reading

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Shameless: 19 LibDem councillors breaking election rules

These are the names of 19 LibDem councillors, across nine wards, for whom Inside Croydon has evidence of their literature being delivered, unredacted, in breach of purdah rules. Of these, two councillors were witnessed delivering their own unredacted leaflets. CARSHALTON … Continue reading

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Under-fire Sutton LibDems are beginning to feel the squeeze

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: Over in Sutton, the political party which controls the council is sending out distress signals ahead of the May 3 vote, as BELLE MONT reports Liberal Democrats have clung on to power in Sutton over the years by … Continue reading

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Gotcha! MP Brake caught on Twitter ‘joining’ the LibDems

BELLE MONT, our Sutton correspondent, on an embarrassing gaffe from the local MP Tory councillors in Sutton were today gleefully claiming that Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington, had “outed himself” as the user of bogus, … Continue reading

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Labour look to sack Veolia and build council homes in Sutton

Labour in Sutton tonight published its manifesto ahead of the local elections on May 3, including a promise to hold a public inquiry in what has become notorious as #SuttonBinShame, with the transfer of waste collection and street-cleaning services to … Continue reading

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