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Arise Sir Tricky Dicky Ottaway – Croydon’s dark knight

Arise Sir Tricky Dicky Ottaway. If ever someone wanted to discredit the “Honours” system, this is a prime example that shows how debased the whole thing has become. The Daily Wail, not noted for being a radical rag, described the … Continue reading

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LibDem candidate tries to steal credit for scrap metal bill

Marisha Ray, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Croydon North by-election, has criticised people who steal. But a LibDem press release saw their candidate being a little light-fingered herself. Just ahead of Remembrance Sunday, Ray has claimed the credit for … Continue reading

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MP Ottaway U-turns to sail off into the expenses-free sunset

“How do you know that a politician is lying?” goes the old musical hall joke. “Their lips move…” Croydon South’s absentee MP, Richard Ottaway, the avid expenses claimer who went sailing at Cowes in the week of the London riots, … Continue reading

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Would Jubilee’ve it? MP Ottaway throws a party for party funds

Forget all the other open days, picnics and windmills this Jubilee weekend. The real hot ticket for Croydon society is the local Tory party’s summer garden party. And the best thing about it? It is not even being held in … Continue reading

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The week at Westminster: Barwell backs multi-culturalism

Not exactly a busy seven days in parliament for Croydon’s MPs judging by ANDREW PELLING’s weekly round-up None of our Croydon MPs spoke in the Commons last week and only one participated in the sole vote of the week. It … Continue reading

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Ottaway gets away with yet another accounting investigation

Inside Croydon is looking to speak to members of the Croydon Conservative Association who attended meetings in 2009 at which the status as prospective parliamentary candidate of Richard Ottaway was discussed. Nothing too deep. We would just like to discover … Continue reading

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