Tag Archives: “Sir” Tricky Dicky Ottaway

Barwell breaks election promise to publish MP’s expenses

After his car crash performance on Channel 4 News last night, when the frit career politician refused to debate with guests from other parties, our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, finds that the local MP has also been less-than-forthcoming about his … Continue reading

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Snubbed! Tricky Dicky Ottaway misses out on the Lords

Purley and Coulsdon have been snubbed. And so has Bletchingley. “Sir” Richard Ottaway, for 23 years the disinterested MP for Croydon South, has been left out of the latest batch of peerages doled out by Tory Prime Minister David Cameron … Continue reading

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Croydon College free school proposal gets fobbed off by DfE

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, reports on the surprising reasoning given by Whitehall to block expansion plans around College Green It’s official: according to the Department for Education, there is no school places crisis in Croydon. That was the reason … Continue reading

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Caption competition: What’s in “Sir” Tricky Dicky’s dreams?

It must be tough, getting by on the miserable 66 grand salary as a Tory backbencher in the House of Commons. In our picture, poor old “Sir” Tricky Dicky Ottaway, the hard-working Conservative MP for Croydon South, appears to be … Continue reading

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Yeo, Perry and the ‘unacceptable face of Conservatism’

Croydon can rest easy: there is only one Jason Perry (and no, this is not suggested as a new chant from the Holmesdale End, “One Jason Perry, there’s only one…”). Inside Croydon’s loyal reader points out that, if you dig … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", 2014 council elections, Business, Clare Hilley, Croydon Council, Dudley Mead, Jason Perry, Mike Fisher, Nathan Elvery, Planning, Property, South Croydon, URV, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tory candidate asks locals to visit hospital more often (sort of)

The Urgent Care Centre at Purley Hospital, opened just a few months ago after a £11million refurbishment of the century-old buildings, is to have its opening hours halved because of a lack of demand. And according to Chris Philp, the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Chris Philp MP, Croydon South, Health, Purley, Purley Hospital, Richard Ottaway MP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I might have been murdered, claims Croydon MP Ottaway

“Sir” Tricky Dicky Ottaway, the absentee Tory MP “for” Croydon South, says he is afraid of being murdered in his own office, following an incident at his office in Purley on Friday which saw him call out the police when … Continue reading

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