Tag Archives: Lynton Crosby

Taxing times for Perry as he deploys Negrini as his ‘dead cat’

Try not to get your hopes up too much ahead of next week’s Penn Report meeting, suggests STEVEN DOWNES. The Mayor might be over-promising before under-delivering again Is Jo Negrini being used as a “dead cat” by Croydon Mayor Jason … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Brick by Brick, Business, Colm Lacey, Croydon Council, Jo Negrini, Katherine Kerswell, Mayor Jason Perry, Richard Simpson, RIPI II: Fairfield Halls, The Penn Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Has Tory campaign taken a leaf out of Lynton Crosby’s book?

CAMPAIGN CATCH-UP: Into the final fortnight of the Croydon North by-election, and things are starting to get a little bit nasty. Earlier today, UKIP blew the “dog-whistle” on gay marriage and religion with a visit from the party leader, Nigel … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Andrew Stranack, Croydon North, Gavin Barwell, Steve Reed MP, Winston McKenzie | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Labour targets tough-nut Croydon for 2014 borough elections

Tony Newman, the leader of the Labour opposition at Croydon Town Hall, was clearly enthused yesterday when he reported the positive response from his party’s members seeking to be candidates at the next borough elections in 2014. As many as … Continue reading

Posted in Ashburton, Boris Johnson, Croydon Council, Jon Rouse, Mayor of London, Mike Fisher, New Addington, Simon Hoar, Tony Newman, Tony Pearson, URV, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Not everyone recognises a good thing on the election trail

Saturday morning, what do you do? Bit of shopping, perhaps? Ken Livingstone was in the market for some more votes in his campaign to be elected as London’s Mayor on May 3 as he spent a couple of hours touring … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Business, Crime, Fieldway, Gavin Barwell, Housing, Ken Livingstone, Libraries, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Louisa Woodley, Mayor of London, New Addington, Policing, Tony Newman, Tramlink, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment