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Council could face £3m tax bill for unlawful Riesco sale

The diminishing returns from Croydon Council’s auctioning of part of the borough’s Riesco Collection of ancient Chinese porcelain look to be diminishing by the day, with a hefty tax bill now in the offing. After tax, auctioneers’ commissions and other costs, … Continue reading

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Going for a song? Tory candidate’s Riesco connections

This is obviously just a coincidence. It has emerged, more slowly than the other names reported by Inside Croydon this morning, that a 15th name on the long list for selection to become the Conservatives’ candidate in Croydon South at … Continue reading

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