Tag Archives: Croydon South

Croydon South election hustings, Christ Church, Purley, Jun 1

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The mystery of Croydon South’s invisible Labour candidate

Politics correspondent KEN LEE has been searching for signs of an election campaign in Croydon South, and has been disappointed Have you seen the woman in the photograph above? Based in Gipsy Hill in Lambeth, she is believed to have … 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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Barwell says £1.5m to save lives on our roads is ‘wasteful’

KEN LEE, our south of the borough correspondent, reports on the latest not-very-bright piece of opposition-for-opposition’s sake dreamt up by the local Conservatives The latest exercise in political point-scoring from Croydon’s Tories, including gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, could put children’s lives … 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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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

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Borough Solicitor is investigating planning chair’s conduct

Most council business has been shutdown because of election purdah. But not a planning meeting to push through another 100 homes to be built for the council’s own development company, even while the chair of the committee is under investigation. … Continue reading

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