Category Archives: Janet Marshall

Croydon Council to honour former police commander who was criticised over Stephen Lawrence racist murder investigation

The Labour leadership on Croydon Council “should be ashamed”, according to a leading black activist, over their decision to award one of the borough’s highest civic honours to a former senior Metropolitan Police officer who was heavily criticised over his conduct … Continue reading

Posted in Ashburton, Avril Slipper, Coulsdon West, Crime, Croydon Council, David Osland, Eddy Arram, Graham Bass, Janet Marshall, Knife crime, London-wide issues, Policing, Shirley, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘Non-political’ residents’ association to stage Tory party rally

Apparently, the Spring Park Residents’ Association is, according to its own constitution, “a non-party political, non-sectarian organisation, which was founded in 1932 to represent the views of its members to the local authority and other organisations on matters of public … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Community associations, Croydon Central, Gavin Barwell, Janet Marshall, Mike Fisher, Richard Chatterjee, Shirley | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tory councillors under pressure for re-selection in Heathfield

The nominations to be Conservative candidates in the ultra-safe council ward of Heathfield look like being strongly contested tomorrow. According to a very well-placed Tory source at the Town Hall, the current Heathfield councillors, Jason Cummings, Helen Pollard and a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Clare Hilley, Croydon Central, Dudley Mead, Gavin Barwell, Heathfield, Helen Pollard, Janet Marshall, Jason Cummings, Margaret Mead, Mike Fisher, Richard Chatterjee, Shirley, Simon Hoar, Steve Reed MP, Tim Pollard, Tony Harris, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Barwell’s continuing appeal for candidates is cutting it fine

Gavin Barwell, the MP for the Whitgift Foundation, continues his one-man campaign to try to recruit people as Conservative party candidates in the local elections, now by trawling the good people of Shirley ward, where the Council Leader Mike Fisher … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Central, Gavin Barwell, Janet Marshall, Mike Fisher, Richard Chatterjee, Shirley | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Labour facing selection showdown in New Addington

Two of Croydon Labour’s front bench councillors get what is realistically their last chance to be selected to stand at next May’s Town Hall elections at a meeting being staged in New Addington tomorrow lunchtime. Paul Smith, the spokesman on … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, 2015 General Election, Bensham Manor, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Fairfield, Fieldway, Gavin Barwell, George Ayres, Janet Marshall, Mike Fisher, New Addington, Richard Chatterjee, Sarah Jones MP, Shirley, Simon Hall, Steve Reed MP, Tony Pearson | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments