Tag Archives: Croydon South

Council drops public poll to speed up introduction of 20mph

Croydon Council officials have admitted that they need to speed up their own work if they are to implement 20mph speed limits on all the borough’s residential streets. The council wants to skip the opinion surveys which it used as … Continue reading

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Blairites in Carshalton forced to take down Twitter account

The internecine battles within Labour appear to be continuing, at least in this corner of south London, forcing the shutting down of one constituency party’s Twitter feed after whoever was controlling its social media went rogue this week. And there’s … Continue reading

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MPs tell House of Commons of Croydon’s ‘shock and sorrow’

“When we say goodbye to our loved ones each morning, it never crosses our mind that we may not see them again. Seven families are now having to face that terrible reality, and other people will return to their loved … Continue reading

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Barwell’s Tories start rubbish campaign for 2018 local elections

So there we have it: the 2018 local elections campaign in Croydon is going to be a load of old rubbish. Croydon Conservatives were out in force yesterday. Well, 50 of them were, led by the Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Alison Butler, Bensham Manor, Chris Philp MP, Croydon Council, Croydon South, Environment, Fly tipping, Gavin Barwell MP, Refuse collection, Veolia, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Lawyers angered as Croydon MP Philp lobbies for insurers

Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, is lobbying the justice minister, Liz Truss, today. Philp is not doing so on behalf of his constituents in Croydon. He’s taking time out of his busy schedule and using an opportunity … Continue reading

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Tories now back boundary changes for Croydon Central

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest stage of deliberations over whether to take parliamentary constituencies from Labour and give the Tories safer seats, or whether to give the Tories safer seats and erase some Labour constituencies Croydon Tories, having originally … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 General Election, Andrew Pelling, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell MP, Maggie Mansell, Norbury, Purley, Shirley, Sutton Council, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tory MP calls for gypsy site to be built in Labour ward

Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, has gone into full-on suburban Nimby mode, lodging formal objections to outline proposals to create a traveller and gypsy site at Purley Oaks. Even the local dump in the MP’s true blue … Continue reading

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