Tag Archives: Kit Malthouse

Whitehall says council did not seek permission for sales to BxB

STEVEN DOWNES reports on how Croydon Council has failed to comply with the law by selling land to its in-house house-builders for just £250, where terraced houses are now on private sale for £600,000 each Croydon Council did not obtain … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Brick by Brick, Business, Chris Philp MP, Croydon Council, Housing, Jo Negrini | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Negrini’s gone silent over secret subsidies to Brick by Brick

Questions have been asked in the House  of Commons about the legality of Croydon Council’s land sales to Brick by Brick, and the answers make for uncomfortable reading for the Town Hall leadership, as KEN LEE reports Croydon Council may … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Business, Chris Philp MP, Colm Lacey, Croydon Council, Croydon South, Housing, Jo Negrini, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Is Malthouse pitching for Croydon South parliamentary seat?

Kit Malthouse, Boris Johnson’s Deputy Mayor at the Greater London Authority, is understood to be among the candidates the local Tory party is choosing from for the ultra-safe parliamentary seat of Croydon South, according to sources close to the Conservative … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Boris Johnson, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell, Kit Malthouse, London Assembly, Mayor of London, Mike Fisher, Policing, Richard Ottaway MP | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Police get tough – just in time for Boris’s election campaign

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Local criminals and gang members had better watch out this week – the latest election stunt will be the televised “splintering the doors” as policing is used as part of the Mayor’s political agenda, says ANDREW PELLING Chief … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Olympics, Andrew Pelling, Boris Johnson, Crime, Croydon 8/8, Gavin Barwell, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Policing, Steve O'Connell, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Boris bungles by leaving calling card for burglars

You would expect any proficient politician to use his or her incumbency to the max just ahead of an election. All within the rules of course. So after almost four years of virtual non-engagement with the people of Croydon, London … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Crime, Mayor of London, Policing, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments