Tag Archives: Sarah Jones MP

School funding cuts are ‘cruel and unfair’ say Croydon heads

The borough’s most senior teachers are warning that their schools are ‘barely able to cope’ with the budgets provided by the Government. Our education correspondent GENE BRODIE reports A survey of Croydon’s headteachers has found that 95 per cent of … Continue reading

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Commission report would snatch away Labour’s new majority

The latest report from the Boundary Commission for England carves up the borough into three new parliamentary seats in a most illogical manner, as WALTER CRONXITE reports The Labour Party in Croydon will be hoping fervently that Theresa May’s dependency … Continue reading

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Labour focuses on housing policy with Onn at supper club

Melanie Onn, the Grimsby MP and the housing spokesperson in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, will be speaking at a supper club in Croydon Central next month. Croydon Central was the parliamentary constituency where Sarah Jones ousted the Tory … Continue reading

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Stormzy enters the political charts – though not at No1

What does it say about the borough’s MPs and other elected politicians when they fail to make it on to an annual political listical which does manage to include a policy adviser and a grime star? WALTER CRONXITE reports Three … Continue reading

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Poundland removes knives from Thornton Heath shop window

Poundland in Thornton Heath has removed its display of large-bladed knives from its High Street shop window. The store’s management removed the deadly weapons from display within hours of Inside Croydon bringing the matter to the attention of one of … Continue reading

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Thornton Heath Poundland’s deadly shop window display

Croydon MP Sarah Jones made an important speech in parliament last night to call for a 10-year strategy to stem the rise of knife crime. And this morning, in the borough Jones represents, a retail store is flogging weapons in … Continue reading

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MP Jones wants to give Voice to the victims of knife crime

Sarah Jones, Croydon Central’s new MP, has started a programme of evidence-gathering and meetings to try to identify the root causes of knife crime. The announcement comes as Metropolitan Police figures showed a total of 571 knife crime offences recorded … Continue reading

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