Tag Archives: Gavin Barwell

SPAD Creatura about to become dumb and dumber at Town Hall

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the law of unintended consequences – and the rules of the Civil Service – might just be about to catch up with Gavin Barwell’s gobby fac totum Ho! Ho! Ho! Has Christmas come early for … Continue reading

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Barwell gets his social media bag-carrier a job at No10

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the predictable and inevitable latest piece of Croydon nepotism going on in Downing Street Things are so bad for the interim Prime  Minister Theresa May that she’s sent for help from… Mario Creatura. The Times is … Continue reading

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Westfield’s 20% affordable housing ‘unacceptable’ to GLA

BARRATT HOLMES on a serious problem with the £1.4billion development in the town centre which was given planning permission – for a second time – by the council this week London Mayor Sadiq Khan is likely to demand almost twice … Continue reading

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Gaffe-prone Gav in spotlight over leaked Brexit ‘Merlot Memo’

Gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell is feeling the political heat this week from a couple of political big beasts – and former Tory chums – as he stands accused of leaking a confidential memo on Brexit which had been handed to his … Continue reading

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Gaffe-prone Gav breaks the rules, and causes Tory panic

Not for the first time, gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell’s technical competence and ability to play by the rules have been called into question, after the Downing Street Chief of Staff’s latest bumbling display managed to cause further disquiet among Tory MPs … Continue reading

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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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