Tag Archives: Gavin Barwell

Mayor Khan seeks housing deal over £1.4bn Westfield project

BARRATT HOLMES asks: will Westfield show up at the third time of asking for a planning meeting later this month? There should be an announcement “within days” over the redevelopment of the Whitgift Centre, after months of negotiations between developers … Continue reading

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Newman holds meeting with ministers over Westfield’s delays

By Ken Lee, Town Hall correspondent Tony Newman, the Labour leader of the council, was missing from the Town Hall for last night’s extraordinary meeting on the state of the borough’s children’s services. Apparently, he had more important matters to … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff attends meeting with Westfield

In the midst of the threat of a global nuclear war, heightened terror threats at home and the complications of the Brexit negotiations with the European Union, the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Gavin Barwell, has found the time to … Continue reading

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Even a #cheekyNando’s can’t help Barwell escape blame

Another Friday, another cheeky Nando’s. WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on how the Chief of Staff for the beleaguered Prime Minister appears to be preparing for his future by doing a promotions job for a restaurant chain Gavin Barwell, the … Continue reading

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Empire-building Barwell recruits Nero to help in Downing Street

Nero Ughwujabo, for the past 15 years the chief executive of the Croydon BME Forum, has quit his job to become a SPAD – a government special adviser to the Prime Minister. Some observers of events around Croydon Town Hall … Continue reading

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Stormzy enters the political charts – though not at No1

What does it say about the borough’s MPs and other elected politicians when they fail to make it on to an annual political listical which does manage to include a policy adviser and a grime star? WALTER CRONXITE reports Three … Continue reading

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Barwell’s big night out in Nando’s after ‘intense’ week

WALTER CRONXITE on the late-night goings-ons involving one of the Prime Minister’s senior aides After more than three months of near-silence on social media, ever since he was soundly defeated in the General Election, Gavin Barwell, the former Conservative MP … Continue reading

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