Category Archives: Tom Brake MP

LibDem councillor goes AWOL and becomes a cage fighter

There’s concern for the well-being, and whereabouts, of Sutton LibDem councillor Callum Morton. Morton has been AWOL for months. He hasn’t been seen at a meeting of Sutton’s full council since September. But he has meanwhile managed to find the … Continue reading

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Incinerator company director to get a grilling at City Hall

A senior official from Viridor, the operators of the Beddington Lane incinerator which is about to start spewing goodness knows what into the atmosphere above Croydon, will be facing questions from London Assembly Members this afternoon. And while senior Croydon … Continue reading

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Viridor about to use chimneys that Santa won’t want to visit

The industrial-scale waste incinerator at Beddington Lane is set to be fired up for the first time in the next couple of weeks, Inside Croydon has learned. “It’s the sort of Christmas present no one in south London would want,” … Continue reading

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NHS Trust votes for St Helier closure, despite public opposition

The Tory Government is pushing ahead with plans to close the Sutton hospital where former Prime Minister Sir John Major was born NHS chiefs in south-west London want to close all acute, emergency and maternity facilities at two large hospitals, … Continue reading

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Noxious Brake and the burning questions over red diesel

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest bit of cant and crass hypocrisy from that borough’s most senior FibDem Having achieved the dubious accolade of being the answer to a Pointless question, MP Tom Brake seems determined to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Salter conviction revives claims of council cover-up over fraud

Sutton Seniors Forum was a charity established 20 years ago by the parents of Ruth Dombey, now the LibDem leader of Sutton Council. Yesterday’s conviction of her former colleague Alan Salter for defrauding it of thousands of pounds has revived … Continue reading

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Momentum makes gains but Newman’s still in Blairite civil war

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on the latest developments within local Labour parties, including in LibDem Tom Brake’s Carshalton and Wallington fiefdom Momentum, the grassroots movement established to support Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and values within the Labour Party, gained, well… some … Continue reading

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