Tag Archives: Steve Reed MP

“Never knowingly understood”? Realities of a co-op council

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Last Wednesday, while Croydon Council was handing over its libraries to Laings, up the A23 at Brixton Town Hall, Lambeth Council was making an equally significant decision. SEAN CREIGHTON looks at the work done over the borough boundary … Continue reading

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91 police taken off Croydon’s streets claims Miliband

Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour party, visited Croydon this morning and accused the Conservatives of leaving residents at risk by taking 91 police officers off the beat in the borough – all despite the 2011 riots. Miliband is … Continue reading

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BRIT School pupil produces election campaign film

In the interests of balance, as we have already provided a link to the Tory-free zone that is the Conservative candidate’s video, here is the campaign video for Steve Reed, Labour’s candidate at the Croydon North by-election on November 29.

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Reed’s challenge letter “reveals flaws in his candidacy”

After having run a near flawless campaign thus far, Labour’s Steve Reed has managed to score two own goals ahead of the Croydon North by-election on November 29. The Conservatives’ campaign manager Gavin Barwell – presumably still drawing his parliamentary … Continue reading

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Election questions: Steve Reed, Labour (special edition)

QUESTIONNAIRE UPDATE: Tuesday 7pm If Steve Reed is fortunate enough to find himself elected by the people of Croydon North, and is ever promoted through the Labour ranks to a position of responsibility that sees him, say, called in to … Continue reading

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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

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UKIP’s Farage to campaign in Croydon against gay marriage

Nigel Farage , the leader of the UK Independence Party, is bringing further controversy to the Croydon North by-election, visiting the constituency this morning to support his candidate’s ailing campaign and specifically backing Winston McKenzie‘s remarks made in opposition to … Continue reading

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