Tag Archives: Croydon East

Boundary Commission recommends four MPs for Croydon

Croydon is to get an extra MP under far-reaching proposed changes to parliamentary constituencies released overnight by the Boundary Commission for England. Under changes which have been years in the making, England will have the number of seats in the … Continue reading

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Beaten by the boundaries? Barwell would be wrong to run

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Did the local MP really say that? Contributing editor ANDREW PELLING sets aside his disbelief to crunch the numbers on how the votes might stack up for any re-jigged Croydon Central seat My editor always groans whenever I … Continue reading

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East is East for Barwell after boundary changes change

As former MP ANDREW PELLING observes, the revised proposals for the parliamentary constituencies in Croydon and Sutton suggest that in this part of south London, at least, the LibDems have driven a hard bargain The Boundary Commission’s latest proposals have … Continue reading

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LibDem MP happy to put the Brake on Sutton seat changes

Tom Brake, the Sutton LibDem MP who could see his Carshalton and Wallington seat broken up in a merger with safe Tory Croydon wards, believes that the coalition government’s boundary changes are dead in the water. Speaking to Inside Croydon … Continue reading

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MP Barwell admits: it’ll be Croydon East for me in 2015

Gavin Barwell, MP for Croydon Central, has declared himself as a candidate for the Conservative nomination for a parliamentary seat that does not exist (yet). Barwell told Inside Croydon that “I will apply for Croydon East”. This is a very … Continue reading

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