Tag Archives: Gill Hickson

LibDems in Old Coulsdon catch the 999 bus over police cuts

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: Croydon’s LibDems, after a meeting in an Old Coulsdon telephone box, have just produced their manifesto. On policing matters, though, they haven’t missed the bus, as WALTER CRONXITE reports The local Liberal Democrats are leaving it late to … Continue reading

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Labour gives Jones chance of rematch against MP Barwell

WALTER CRONXITE on Croydon’s early runners and riders in the 2017 General Election stakes Sarah Jones, the Labour Party candidate who two years ago came within 165 votes of unseating Tory Gavin Barwell in Croydon Central, has been told by … Continue reading

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Croydon South election hustings, Croydon High, Apr 28

Posted in 2015 General Election, Chris Philp MP, Croydon South, Emily Benn, Gill Hickson, Kathleen Garner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

LibDems accused of bullying blind woman at Clegg rally

Yesterday’s back-firing LibDem rally outside St Helier Hospital has prompted further controversy over allegations that supporters of Nick Clegg acted in an intimidating and bullying manner towards the protestors, including a blind woman. Emily Brothers is Labour’s candidate for Sutton … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents elect UKIP figure as new chairman

The Old Coulsdon Residents’ Association has elected a controversial figure from UKIP as its new chairman. Janet Stollery was elected as chair at OCRA’s annual meeting on Wednesday night. Last month, Stollery, together with two other UKIP members, caused disgust … Continue reading

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Coulsdon resident Hickson selected as candidate by LibDems

Gill Hickson, the Coulsdon resident and community activist, has been selected as the Liberal Democrats’ candidate to stand in Croydon South at the General Election in May. The selection was announced over the weekend – a few days too late … Continue reading

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What does a LibDem candidate do? Keep calm and carry on

It’s been a tough week to be a LibDem: Oakeshott and Cable, Rennard and Clegg. And all those demoralising election results, locally and in Europe. GILL HICKSON was one Liberal Democrat candidate who was unsuccessful in the Croydon Council elections … Continue reading

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Urgent action called for to resolve Cane Hill planning issues

Coulsdon’s LibDems have called on Croydon council leader Mike Fisher to take urgent action over what they call “ill-thought-out plans” for the development of Cane Hill and Lion Green car park. In the letter from Gill Hickson, the chair of … Continue reading

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