Category Archives: Abigail Lock

Blue-rinsed Sutton shows real reasons for boundary changes

ANDREW PELLING’s expertise as a polling tipster saw him call correctly the outcome of voting in Croydon this month, by a margin of 484 votes out of almost 80,000 cast for Labour and the Tories. So Ladbrokes will be reading … Continue reading

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Ward by ward: How Croydon voted on May 3

The full breakdown of voting results from the London Mayoral and Assembly elections on May 3 are now available through the London Elects website (you need to scroll well down the page for the link to the ward scores). But … 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

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Democracy fails as Ken and Boris both lack the X Factor

62% That’s the real figure that the chattering political classes of south London ought to be concerned about this weekend, after a minority of the people of Croydon and Sutton returned Steve O’Connell and Boris Johnson to City Hall. Turn-out … Continue reading

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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

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Folly of a debate sees dour O’Connell bat out his innings

Croydon got its own version of the election hustings this week for its London Assembly candidates. ANDREW PELLING was one of the few who went along to Folly’s End Sixty-five assorted political activists, journalists and council officers rather rattled around … 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

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