Tag Archives: Gary Barlow

Food Bank Britain 2013: some uncomfortable truths

There is a debate in parliament today on the rising use of – and need for – food banks in Britain in 2013. Inside Croydon’s Christmas Appeal this year is for Croydon Nightwatch, the local charity which dispenses food to … Continue reading

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Barwell given a lesson from economics professor on Twitter

Well that’s an entertaining start to the weekend, with a local MP being chastised by a world-renowned economist as “idiotic”, “clueless”, and out of his depth on matters of the national economy. Gary Barlow, the little-recognised MP for Croydon Central, … Continue reading

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Desperately devious: Barwell appeals to women of Addiscombe

Just how desperate are things for the Conservatives in Croydon?

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Homeless Greggs girl shows that she has X Factor

Hannah Barrett captured the hearts of four X Factor judges, and the nation, last night. Tonight, the 17-year-old from Croydon who was kicked out of home by her own mother and now has to fit in a part-time job in … Continue reading

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Is Croydon Central MP suffering from an identity crisis?

More than three years after being elected at the general election, despite all his efforts to publicise himself by using public money to hire local Conservative councillors and wannabes to promote his constituency work on social media, and despite the … Continue reading

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