Tag Archives: George Galloway

Bookmakers rate Respect as by-election second favourite

The bookmakers have made Respect’s Lee Jasper joint second favourite to win the Croydon North by-election, along with Andy Stranack, the Conservative candidate, underlining the view that the battle for votes is wide open behind hot favourite Steve Reed. Reed, … Continue reading

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Barwell wrong to play race card in Croydon North campaign

Local resident ANDREW FISHER this week challenged a Conservative MP to justify his public claims about immigration. He was unsurprised when he did not get an answer Much of the debate about race in the Croydon North by-election has stemmed … Continue reading

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By-election candidate relying on Twitter to reach voters

In an exclusive interview for Croydon Radio to be broadcast on Sunday, one of the candidates for the Croydon North by-election admits that his campaign is relying on social media – Twitter and Facebook primarily – to get his message … Continue reading

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“Respect”? Jasper is silent on Galloway’s attitude to rape

Beware – this post has explicit references to violence against women and may be upsetting to some readers, as LEE MARGARET WEBSTER, a local Labour activist, challenges George Galloway‘s by-election candidate on the issue of rape “Where do you stand … Continue reading

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Galloway to the fore for Jasper’s Respec’Savers launch

It was more showbiz than election hustings as Lee Jasper and George Galloway took to the stage at Crystals night club last night for the official Respect party launch ahead of the Croydon North by-election on November 29. And while … Continue reading

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Jasper calls for better youth employment opportunities

Lee Jasper, the Respect candidate in the Croydon North by-election, has rejected accusations that he is standing to create a racial divide, asserting that, “We’ve not come to whip up racism. No, we’ve come to say we need equal opportunities.” … Continue reading

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Croydon North will be a “two-horse race” says Umunna

Chuka Umunna, Labour’s business spokesman, used a visit to a youth training business in Croydon this morning to dismiss Respect’s entry into the Croydon North by-electioncampaign. “We regard this as likely to be a two-horse race,” said Umunna, the MP … Continue reading

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