Category Archives: Ruth Dombey

Charity for elderly at centre of fraud is forced to close down

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on how a meals on wheels service has been jeopardised by the actions of a LibDem councillor in Carshalton The Carshalton Association For The Elderly, the charity which ran meals on wheel and other services … Continue reading

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Independents’ Day in Beddington puts Dombey in the doldrums

Tony Newman is not the only south London council leader under increased pressure following the local elections. BELLE MONT delves into the detail of the results in Sutton, where the local LibDem leader used to boast that ‘independents don’t win … Continue reading

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£28m NHS lie that provided Sutton LibDems with life support

The Liberal Democrats last night clung to power at Sutton Council, despite losing 12 seats in the local elections. But as CARL SHILTON reveals, they did so by deliberately misleading the public In the final days before Thursday’s local elections, … Continue reading

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‘Layabout’ LibDem is standing again in council elections

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: Official records show that one councillor has been paid more than £30,000 over the past three years, but has managed to turn up to barely half of council meetings. BELLE MONT reports According to official council figures, one … Continue reading

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Snouts in the trough: how you pay for local election campaign

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: When deciding who to vote for this Thursday, consider carefully the money paid to councillors in ‘allowances’, reports BELLE MONT, our Sutton Council correspondent It’s the sort of question you could easily imagine one Sutton borough councillor asking … Continue reading

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Charity Commission warns mosque over links with MP Brake

JERRY MANDER, our dodgy-goings-ons-in-Sutton correspondent, on the stern warning issued to a Muslim charity in Carshalton The Liberal Democrats who control Sutton Council are in a spot of bother with the Charity Commission – again – just weeks before the … Continue reading

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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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