Tag Archives: Croydon North

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

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon Central, Education, Gavin Barwell MP, Samuel Kasumu, Sarah Jones, Schools | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Greens candidate kicked out of council meeting over new gift

BELLE MONT reports on a lively planning meeting at Sutton Council on Wednesday, when a parliamentary candidate chose to remind the councillors of a decision they took four years ago which is likely to have environmental consequences for generations Shasha … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Croydon Friends of the Earth, Croydon Greens, Croydon North, Environment, Peter Underwood, Shasha Khan, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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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Barwell breaks election promise to publish MP’s expenses

After his car crash performance on Channel 4 News last night, when the frit career politician refused to debate with guests from other parties, our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, finds that the local MP has also been less-than-forthcoming about his … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Chris Philp MP, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell MP, Mario Creatura, Steve Reed MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Veteran Labour figure calls for CEO Negrini to be dismissed

A senior figure in the Croydon Labour Party has called for the immediate dismissal of the council’s chief executive, Jo Negrini. Adrian Dennis, who was made a Freeman of Croydon for his 25 years service as a local councillor in … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Gavin Barwell MP, Jo Negrini, Thornton Heath, Trinity School, Whitgift Foundation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Greens fired up over Brake and pick a vicar to take on Philp

WALTER CRONXITE sorts through the assortment of candidates from the eco-friendly party who want to have a blazing row over Sutton’s incinerator There will be no “progressive alliance” in Croydon at next month’s General Election, after the Green Party announced … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 General Election, Catherine Shelley, Chris Philp MP, Church and religions, Croydon Central, Croydon Greens, Croydon North, Croydon South, Environment, Gavin Barwell MP, Peter Underwood, Sarah Jones, Shasha Khan, Steve Reed MP, Surrey, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Tracey Hague, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Labour parachute in Lambeth councillor for Croydon South

After lengthy delays, Labour has finally got round to naming its General Election candidate for the true-blue Tory heartland of the borough, as WALTER CRONXITE reports Jennifer Brathwaite has been confirmed as Labour’s candidate for Croydon South in next month’s … Continue reading

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