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Tony Benn’s granddaughter selected for West Thornton ward

Emily Benn, the granddaughter of former Labour government cabinet minister Tony Benn, seems set to be a Croydon councillor next year. Norwood resident Emily Benn has been selected as a candidate to stand in the safe Labour ward of West … Continue reading

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Planning conflicts of interest? In Croydon? Don’t be silly

The Daily Torygraph, that bastion of left-wing revolutionaries, yesterday ran a fascinating report on how some councillors had been abusing their position within local authority planning committees to line their own pockets. Or purses. Shock! Horror! This, of course, would … Continue reading

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