Tag Archives: Emily Brothers

Blind election candidate challenges government over equalities

A local election candidate has this week started Judicial Review proceedings on the Home Secretary regarding the Government’s failure to support disabled candidates. Emily Brothers is blind and hearing impaired, but in 2015 she stood as the Labour candidate in … Continue reading

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Labour look to sack Veolia and build council homes in Sutton

Labour in Sutton tonight published its manifesto ahead of the local elections on May 3, including a promise to hold a public inquiry in what has become notorious as #SuttonBinShame, with the transfer of waste collection and street-cleaning services to … Continue reading

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Sutton LibDems facing serious challenge for council control

BELLE MONT reports from Sutton, where the local Labour party is sounding confident of establishing a foothold on the Liberal Democrat-dominated council After 28 years of effectively a one-party state dominating their local council, Labour thinks it has a chance … Continue reading

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Veolia accused of ‘cheap PR stunt’ as their bins break the law

BELLE MONT, our Sutton reporter, on the latest bit of rubbish from the borough’s bin contractors Veolia, the bin contractors who helped to create #SuttonBinShame and chaos when they started working in Sutton earlier this year, have been accused of … Continue reading

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Labour’s London list candidates display a Croydon bypass

Labour has announced its “list” candidates for next year’s London Assembly elections, and there is not a single figure associated with the council in Croydon included. As well as the 14 London Assembly Members elected from constituencies, a further 11 … Continue reading

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