Tag Archives: Boundary Commission

Boundary Commission recommends four MPs for Croydon

Croydon is to get an extra MP under far-reaching proposed changes to parliamentary constituencies released overnight by the Boundary Commission for England. Under changes which have been years in the making, England will have the number of seats in the … Continue reading

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Newman’s ward gamble back-fires as Commission backs Tories

Croydon Council leader Tony Newman’s big gamble of seeking to re-draw the borough’s ward boundaries to establish a political advantage for Labour in future elections has back-fired disastrously. As the Local Government Boundary Commission for England publishes its recommendations this … Continue reading

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New delay in council boundary review is bad news for Tories

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the slow process of drawing up the political map of the borough is causing anxiety among Croydon’s blue-rinse set Maybe they thought that, after the Christmas and New Year break, no one would be paying … Continue reading

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Suspicions raised over the carve-up of Thornton Heath

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Submissions for the review of the borough’s electoral wards closes on Monday. ADRIAN DENNIS, pictured, a former Labour councillor and an alderman of Croydon, has been unimpressed by what he has seen so far Although there are real … Continue reading

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Norbury’s constituency move helps to spell end for McDonagh

WALTER CRONXITE, in a final review of the Boundary Commissioners’ review, lays out the extraordinary lengths undertaken to squeeze out of existence a Labour-held seat in south-west London If any further proof was needed to demonstrate that the Tories are … Continue reading

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East is East for Barwell after boundary changes change

As former MP ANDREW PELLING observes, the revised proposals for the parliamentary constituencies in Croydon and Sutton suggest that in this part of south London, at least, the LibDems have driven a hard bargain The Boundary Commission’s latest proposals have … Continue reading

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Croydon’s crossover constituencies bad news for Brake

Guido Fawkes, the political blogger, has leaked the Boundary Commission’s report which was due out tomorrow (the Croydon detail begins on p16). And as Andrew Pelling wrote here earlier today, although even the Boundary Commission considers Croydon big enough to … Continue reading

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Croydon’s MPs await news of a game of musical seats

This week, former Croydon Central MP ANDREW PELLING looks at what the Boundary Commission might have in store for our present three Parliamentary constituencies when it publishes its report tomorrow Time to get out the anoraks. No, not to deal … Continue reading

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