Tag Archives: Chris Philp MP

Croydon South election hustings, Christ Church, Purley, Jun 1

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Tories withhold ‘dynamite’ report on commuter rail crisis

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on how the Tories have suppressed a highly critical report on the failures of their government over the commuter chaos on Southern, and why some of the report’s recommendations may already have been implemented Just like … Continue reading

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The mystery of Croydon South’s invisible Labour candidate

Politics correspondent KEN LEE has been searching for signs of an election campaign in Croydon South, and has been disappointed Have you seen the woman in the photograph above? Based in Gipsy Hill in Lambeth, she is believed to have … Continue reading

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Kasumu does Tories big favour by standing in Croydon North

KEN LEE, our political reporter, on the contrasting approaches of lost cause candidates in the borough’s two very safe seats It may have taken Croydon Tories until yesterday to get round to naming their General Election candidate for Croydon North, … Continue reading

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Southern to stop late night trains from Victoria to East Croydon

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on the latest reduction in rail services and how the Department for Transport has suppressed an official report into commuters’ months of misery Just when you thought that the service on Southern Rail couldn’t get any … Continue reading

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Barwell breaks election promise to publish MP’s expenses

After his car crash performance on Channel 4 News last night, when the frit career politician refused to debate with guests from other parties, our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, finds that the local MP has also been less-than-forthcoming about his … Continue reading

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Borough Solicitor is investigating planning chair’s conduct

Most council business has been shutdown because of election purdah. But not a planning meeting to push through another 100 homes to be built for the council’s own development company, even while the chair of the committee is under investigation. … Continue reading

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