Tag Archives: Croydon Central

Philp left to ponder as PM’s reshuffle passes him by

The government’s failed reshuffle was an even bigger failure for one Croydon politician, as WALTER CRONXITE reports Chris Philp, the forever-thrusting Tory MP for Croydon South, might well be asking himself what he’s done wrong, after he was left out … Continue reading

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Tories back landlord licences that Barwell called a Tenants’ Tax

The Conservative government is about to embrace a Labour manifesto policy on landlord licensing that, only a few months ago, was being dismissed by the then Tory housing minister as “nonsensical”. It will come as no surprise to Inside Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Tories’ reward for failure: ex-MP Barwell gets £31,000 pay hike

A 22% pay rise, plus winding-up expenses, jobs for the boys (and girl), resettlement grants and a very generous redundancy package means that one Croydon Conservative has never had it so good. And all at your expense, as WALTER CRONXITE … Continue reading

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Police investigate bomb threat made against Labour MP’s office

The police are investigating a bomb threat made against the constituency office of Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones. The office, on Blackhorse Lane in Addiscombe, is due to be opened officially on Saturday morning by Emily Thornberry, a senior member … Continue reading

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Labour in row over notice to quit office in Ruskin House

There’s a new rift between groups within Croydon Labour, after one official has handed in notice on the use of an office at Ruskin House, the local party’s headquarters for the last half-century. Ruskin House, situated in its own grounds … Continue reading

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£100m black hole in SEND funding is creating ‘perfect storm’

Croydon headteachers fear that they face a “perfect storm” as funding cuts will leave their schools unable to fulfil their responsibilities towards some of the borough’s most vulnerable children, those with special educational needs or disabilities. Sarah Jones, Labour’s new … Continue reading

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Developers must finish station bridge, residents demand

A former deputy leader of the council is demanding that Croydon’s planning department should withhold permission for Menta Redrow’s latest luxury flats development scheme on Cherry Orchard Road, unless or until they make good on six-year-old promises to allow the … Continue reading

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