Tag Archives: Croydon South

All Labour’s leaflets can’t paper over the lack of ‘quick wins’

In a quiet moment, WALTER CRONXITE has been crunching some numbers, and has found that if there was to be a snap General Election in 2017, little would alter as far as Croydon’s MPs are concerned There is a significant … Continue reading

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Philp and Pelling go head-to-head in Brexit debate, Jan 12

The Brexit debate comes to Croydon this week, when two of the borough’s politicians go head-to-head. Chris Philp, the MP for Croydon South – who himself backed Remain at last year’s referendum, although his father has recently been a candidate … Continue reading

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Barwell and Philp ‘playing politics’ over Southern Rail chaos

Croydon’s Tory MPs Chris Philp and Gavin Barwell have been accused by a fellow south London Conservative MP of “playing politics” with people’s lives over the mismanagement of Southern Rail. Philp and Barwell have also been criticised for using the … Continue reading

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A series of unfortunate events: our best read articles in 2016

Croydon is poorly served by many of its local politicians. A quick review of the most-read stories on Inside Croydon in 2016 shows that our loyal reader has been an avid consumer of some of their least attractive behaviour 10, … Continue reading

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MP Philp’s no strike rail plan reaches the bellend of the line

Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, has been slapped down by No10 Downing Street today over what a spokesman for his own Conservative Prime Minister described as an “unhelpful” intervention in the Southern Railways industrial dispute, just as … Continue reading

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Coulsdon commuters deserve much more than compensation

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Offering refunds to Southern Rail passengers does nothing to improve the dreadful service endured by the forgotten commuters of Coulsdon South, says CHARLES KING Rather than resolving the problems faced daily by Croydon commuters travelling to and from … Continue reading

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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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