Tag Archives: Conservative

MP Philp: I won’t be calling for no confidence vote on PM

Croydon’s lone Conservative MP will not be among those who sends a letter calling for a no confidence vote in the Prime Minister,  Inside Croydon can reveal. Theresa Mayhem’s Tory Government has been in crisis this week, since the terms … Continue reading

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Council is rocked by news that finance chief has resigned

EXCLUSIVE: Our local democracy reporter KEN LEE on a shock departure from Fisher’s Folly Richard Simpson, effectively the second-in-command at the council to chief executive Jo “We’re Not Stupid” Negrini, is to leave Croydon. Simpson has worked at Croydon Council … Continue reading

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Scott in shock resignation as chair of planning committee

Local democracy reporter KEN LEE reports on the latest bizarre conduct in the Town Hall chamber In what must be one of the least transparent pieces of council business conducted even under this Town Hall administration, Paul Scott, the all-powerful … Continue reading

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Government has withheld funding for new tram safety body

Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones has discovered that the Tory Government has delayed releasing funds to establish a tram safety body, two years after the tram crash which killed seven people and injured 62 others at Sandilands tram stop. The … Continue reading

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Henderson’s ‘leaving present’: Kingston’s Ofsted failure

Another local authority has failed a visit by Ofsted inspectors, this time nearby Kingston for its poor delivery of services for children and young adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, or SEND. For parents and carers in Kingston, the … Continue reading

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MP Philp: ‘I stand by my Swiss border tweet completely’

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, discovers that the borough’s Conservative MP is entirely unaware of the old saying, ‘When in a hole, stop digging…’ Croydon South MP Chris Philp says, “I stand by the tweet completely,” after he attempted to … Continue reading

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Coulsdon councillor exposed as advising corporate lobbyists

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on the latest little sideline of one of Croydon’s leading Tories Coulsdon Conservative councillor Mario Creatura, who has a job at No10 Downing Street as a Special Adviser to Prime Minister Theresa Mayhem, may have broken … Continue reading

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