Tag Archives: House of Commons

Getting Johnson out: lying ex-PM exposes Sunak’s weakness

354-7: last night, Parliament had its say on the Privileges Committee’s damning report into Boris Johnson’s misconduct. ANDREW FISHER, pictured right, on how Croydon and Sutton’s MPs voted, and why the ex-PM is running scared of scrutiny In the House … Continue reading

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Campaign against the 15% Council Tax hike goes national

As the petition to Croydon Council opposing Tory Mayor Jason Perry’s 15per cent Council Tax hike topped 20,000 signatures overnight, the residents’ campaign calling for fairer funding for our borough is going national. The House of Commons, after a little … Continue reading

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The Speaker and Croydon MP pay thanks to Commons chef

A chef from Addiscombe with more than 30 years’ dedicated service at the Houses of Parliament was singled out for special praise by the Speaker yesterday before Prime Minister’s Questions. Since starting work at Westminster in the 1980s, Nick Munting … Continue reading

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Sutton’s LibDems in meltdown as ‘betrayed’ deputy quits

A councillor called ‘Moral’ has taken a principled stance against her erstwhile party colleagues. EXCLUSIVE by CARL SHILTON, investigations editor Ruth Dombey’s deputy mayor on Sutton’s Liberal Democrat-controlled council is quitting at the local elections next month because she has … Continue reading

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Steve Reed MP: Croydon people feel forgotten and abandoned

In the first column from the new MP for Croydon North, STEVE REED, pictured left, speaks of the frustration and betrayal felt by victims of the 2011 riots, and their fears over plans to close every police station in his … Continue reading

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Nov 29: “Moving the writ” confirms Croydon election date

The Croydon North by-election date is confirmed today with Labour “moving the writ” in parliament. ANDREW PELLING, a former parliamentarian, explains the arcane process It isn’t just courts that issue writs. The people of Croydon North have been waiting for … Continue reading

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