Category Archives: Matthew Maxwell Scott

Candidates call for Commission inquiry into Brake’s charity link

The LibDems in Sutton have been having problems with charities lately. After one of their councillors pleaded guilty to siphoning off thousands of pounds from a local charity for the elderly, now election candidates are demanding that a local Muslim … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Charity, Church and religions, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Nick Mattey, Ruth Dombey, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘I know which hospital is to close’ boasts rookie Tory candidate

The Tory Party does have plans to close one of south London’s large NHS hospitals if they win the General Election on June 8 – that’s according to the Conservatives’ candidate in Croydon North. Samuel Kasumu made the stunning admission … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Croydon North, Gavin Barwell, Health, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Mayday Hospital, Paul Scully MP, Samuel Kasumu, Sarah Jones MP, St Helier Hospital, St Joseph's College, Steve Reed MP, Tom Brake MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Splitters! LibDems resort to panic appeal to ‘lend’ votes

KEN LEE reports from another battleground seat, where accusations over a ‘dirty’ campaign have been flying among the bluebottles around the unemptied bins of Sutton It’s all gone a bit Monty Python in the Carshalton and Wallington marginal seat, where … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Nick Mattey, Ruth Dombey, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

7 days to go: YouGov poll predicts defeat for Barwell and Brake

WALTER CRONXITE, political editor, on viral election posters and what the latest opinion polls suggest will be the outcome for this part of south London next Thursday Might Stormzy win the election? The past week has seen Jeremy Corbyn judged … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell, Jennifer Brathwaite, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Sarah Jones MP, Steve Reed MP, Tom Brake MP, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tories delivered election leaflets during campaign suspension

KEN LEE, our political correspondent, on the new depths of cant and hypocrisy plumbed by election candidates in two of the area’s most tightly fought constituencies Tory activists in Croydon and in Sutton have been accused of delivering election leaflets … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon Central, Gavin Barwell, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

LibDems having a Brake-down in Sutton as UKIP stand down

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on a development today which could alter the political make-up in south-west London for years to come The Regressive Alliance is alive and kicking in Sutton, where UKIP has opted to keep their General Election … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Paul Scully MP, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

‘There is no crisis in our schools’ says Sutton Tory candidate

ELECTION COMMENTARY: 500 head teachers from across the country have written to the unelected Prime Minister, Theresa May, to warn of the funding crisis her government is creating in our schools. But according to the Old Etonian standing for the … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Education, London-wide issues, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Schools, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments