Tag Archives: Croydon Central

Croydon BID cancels election hustings after Manchester bomb

An election debate for Croydon Central, due to be staged tonight by the town centre’s Business Improvement District, has been cancelled following last night’s horrific bombing in Manchester. At least 22 were killed, including several children, and another 50 were … Continue reading

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Barwell bottles it: Tory minister pulls out of education debate

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, asks the burning question of the General Election campaign in Croydon: is gaffe-prone Gavin scared of fucking up? Or is he just frit? Gavin Barwell, the Conservative MP for Croydon  Central since 2010, has pulled … Continue reading

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Private Eye lampoons Barwell’s empty ‘pledge’ on knife crime

It seems that others are beginning to notice the way Gavin Barwell, the Conservative candidate who is defending his 165-vote majority in Croydon Central, says one thing in his campaign literature when trying to get re-elected, but then does something … Continue reading

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Shock as Labour manifesto backs BML2 rail scheme

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, reports on an election commitment which could scare off voters in London’s most marginal seat When it was officially launched this morning the Labour Party election manifesto, much trailed through leaks last week, when formally … Continue reading

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Tory candidate Barwell is caught breaking rules for a fifth time

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE reports on a serial offender Gavin Barwell is breaking the rules on use of parliamentary resources for electioneering. Again. Less than two years since the Tory career politician received a formal warning for abusing his state-funded … Continue reading

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Housing minister welcomes backing from housing fraudster

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on how Croydon Central’s Tory candidate is accepting support from some questionable sources Tory Gavin Barwell, as he defends his Croydon Central seat with its slender 165-vote majority, does not appear to be too fussy … 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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