Tag Archives: Ben Stevenson

Election candidate calls Croydon’s modern slums a scandal

Croydon Council’s mishandling of its housing stock – with a rising number of empty council homes despite more than 2,000 families forced to live in temporary accommodation – has been described as a “scandal” by one of the candidates for … Continue reading

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Stevenson leads Communists’ three-man ‘revolution’

It’s hard not to be slightly sceptical, but if the revolution is coming it’s unlikely to be through force of numbers in Croydon. The local Communists have named their candidates for May’s local council elections. With 24 wards and a … Continue reading

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Green leader visits Upper Norwood to back candidate Khan

They make politicians in a tougher mould in Australia, as Natalie Bennett, the British Green party’s new leader, demonstrated yesterday when she was in great robust form when she came to support Shasha Khan, her party’s candidate for the Croydon … Continue reading

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Barwell wrong to play race card in Croydon North campaign

Local resident ANDREW FISHER this week challenged a Conservative MP to justify his public claims about immigration. He was unsurprised when he did not get an answer Much of the debate about race in the Croydon North by-election has stemmed … Continue reading

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UKIP candidate McKenzie fails to deliver his own brothers

The local media was expectant. UKIP’s entertaining candidate for the Croydon North by-election, Winston McKenzie, promised a sporting legends line-up at Thornton Heath yesterday to promote his campaign. “McKenzie Brothers, Clinton, Duke and Winston – The Dynasty of Champion Boxing … Continue reading

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