Category Archives: Stephen Fenwick

‘Disgusted’ councillor accuses Brake’s LibDems of ‘cult’ status

Our Sutton reporter, BELLE MONT, on the latest break in the ranks in what was once a LibDem single-party state The barely disguised tensions within the Sutton Liberal Democrats were exposed during the General Election campaign, when one of their … Continue reading

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LibDem hearing to raise allegations over £1bn incinerator

Over in Sutton, local councillor Nick Mattey is about to face an expulsion hearing from the Liberal Democrats after he dared to oppose his council’s scheme for a £1 billion industrial-scale incinerator on Beddington Lane, close to the borough boundary … Continue reading

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Drage-Net: Complaint filed to police over incinerator lobbying

A complaint has been made to the police about the conduct of former Sutton councillor, John Drage, in trying to influence a member of the council’s planning committee over the decision to grant permission to Viridor to build an industrial-scale … Continue reading

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Crowe’s feat to ensure incinerator inquiry is avoided

After venturing into Sutton on Wednesday evening, WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest efforts by the council to avoid a proper inquiry into the awarding of a £1 billion incinerator contract What a surprise. Liberal Democrat councillors on what we … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Jessica Crowe, London-wide issues, Niall Bolger, Nick Mattey, Refuse collection, Stephen Fenwick, Sutton Council, Tim Crowley, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Conflicts of interest exposed over councillor’s old pals’ act

WALTER CRONXITE has uncovered evidence which proves that former Sutton counciller John Drage failed to declare his friendship with Viridor’s Colin Drummond on occasions when public contracts worth billions were being awarded to his friend’s business In five years on … Continue reading

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Ex-councillor says he was ‘coerced’ on incinerator decision

The chairman of Sutton Liberal Democrats could face criminal prosecution if a complaint that he sought to interfere with the Beddington Lane incinerator planning process can be proved. Former Sutton councillor Stephen Fenwick has issued a statement which makes the … Continue reading

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Ex-councillor claims coercion over £1bn incinerator decision

Serious doubts have been expressed over the fairness – or lack of it – of Sutton Council’s planning process for the Beddington Lane incinerator, after a former councillor and member of the committee that granted permission for the waste incineration … Continue reading

Posted in Broad Green, Business, Environment, Nick Mattey, Paul Burstow MP, Planning, Refuse collection, Shasha Khan, Stephen Fenwick, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waddon, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments