Tag Archives: Croydon South

Tory MP helps to promote 10% off takeaway curry offer

See, that’s the problem when, as the constituency MP, you “show your support for local business” by posing for a picture outside the local curry house owned by a Tory Party donor. Before long, you’re appearing plastered all over a … Continue reading

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Watson’s moving speech homes in on a Labour weakness

WALTER CRONXITE on what could turn out to be another boost for local estate agents, unwittingly provided by Croydon Council Mark Watson is going nowhere – and that’s official. Well, at least that’s what the under-pressure Addiscombe councillor told a … Continue reading

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Philp is recognised as ‘most useless MP’ in Southern crisis

JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, went full black-tie last night to attend a less-than-lavish gala awards Three cheers for Chris Philp. There’s recognition, at last, for the Conservative MP for Croydon South, for all his posturing and hot air over … Continue reading

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Tory MP joins campaign against NHS cuts to baby milk

Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, has joined the campaign started by Inside Croydon reader Kerstie Smith to persuade the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group to reverse its decision to stop prescribing formula milk for infants with allergies. … Continue reading

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20mph limit is a safety measure which deserves your support

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The latest consultation about 20mph zones should seek comments from those in favour, as well as objectors, says CATHERINE SHELLEY, pictured There is a strange dynamic whenever notices are published for planning and other publicly regulated work, which … Continue reading

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Council to approve selective school build on playing fields

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, on a scheme going to Monday’s cabinet meeting for approval for a 1,200-pupil free school to be built close to Lloyd Park Croydon Council is about to become a local planning authority which blocks the … Continue reading

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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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