Category Archives: Ruth Dombey

Crisis in Sutton after Ofsted fails council’s SEND service

EXCLUSIVE: After Croydon’s children’s services was rated “inadequate” last year, now Sutton’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities department has been found by Ofsted to be failing. And council attempts to suppress the report ahead of local elections have failed, as … Continue reading

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Dombey and chums forced to climbdown over gerrymandering

Sutton’s LibDems have been caught out  over attempts to hijack publicly funded council business for the benefit of their own party’s election prospects, as BELLE MONT reports Inside Croydon’s revelations this week that Sutton’s ruling Liberal Democrats were trying to … Continue reading

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LibDems face new accusations of campaigning on the rates

Sutton reporter BELLE MONT says that council leader Ruth Dombey is in for some fierce questioning tonight as she is accused again of gerrymandering With local elections now less than 12 weeks away, the LibDems in Sutton appear to be … Continue reading

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#SuttonBinShame: ‘We can’t do the job any more’ say staff

Our Sutton correspondent, BELLE MONT, reports on claims from Labour activists in St Helier that street-cleaning staff, transferred from the council to Veolia last year, are having their reports of fly-tipping ignored and refused permission to take holidays Labour activists … Continue reading

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#SuttonBinShame: Dombey accused of gerrymandering Veolia

A leaked email obtained by this website seems to show that Liberal Democrats have been abusing council resources in an attempt to get themselves out of the hole they have created with their rubbish Veolia service. Our Sutton investigations editor, … Continue reading

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Theatre Trust slams Sutton Council over stage closures

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest independent body to find fault with the south London council Sutton’s polluting, thieving and cage-fighting Liberal Democrat councillors and ex-councillors have now attracted the anger of the usually mild-mannered Theatres Trust. In … Continue reading

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Cage-fighting councillor pays up for LibDem fighting fund

Our Sutton reporter, BELLE MONT, has gone digging into the 10,500 probable reasons behind the prolonged absence from council meetings of LibDem cage-fighter Callum Morton With local elections less than five months away, the Liberal Democrats, who have enjoyed the … Continue reading

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