Tag Archives: Sutton Council

‘Veil of secrecy’ surrounds Barratt’s £150,000 pipe dream

Opposition councillors in Sutton are demanding an urgent meeting with the council chief executive after the authority’s planning committee last night granted permission for a pipe-laying scheme to a division of a company which is paying towards a council trip … Continue reading

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Barratt’s, Bolger and the curious case of Sutton’s extra piping

Sutton Council’s junketing at MIPIM in the South of France next month is being paid for, in part at least, by a company which is subject to an investigation over bribery allegations by the Metropolitan Police’s complex fraud team. Niall … Continue reading

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Revealed: How Sutton spent some of its £30,000 MIPIM fund

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the mystery surrounding more than £20,000-worth of council sponsorship cash for a conference delegation to the South of France, and the business that links Croydon with social cleansing schemes in other London boroughs Niall Bolger, the … Continue reading

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Sutton’s ‘ballistic’ Bolger tries to gag criticism of MIPIM trip

The chief executive of Sutton Council, Niall Bolger, has been accused of “going ballistic” over reports regarding his £30,000 sponsored trip to the MIPIM development conference in the South of France next month. Bolger has taken it upon himself to … Continue reading

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Penny’s cheap jibes may not be welcomed in Carshalton

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the colourful political past of a Tory candidate for next year’s council elections There must be local elections coming up, because some very peculiar wannabe councillors are beginning to crawl out of the woodwork ahead of … Continue reading

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Sutton’s secret sponsors for £30,000 South of France trip

WALTER CRONXITE uncovers the involvement of a Croydon consultancy in the secretive sponsorship deals which are paying for senior Sutton Council officials to attend a property speculators’ conference in the South of France Sutton Council is refusing to provide information, … Continue reading

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Bolger shows Cannes-do attitude with £30,000 trip to MIPIM

Niall Bolger, Sutton Council’s chief executive, yesterday signed off on including himself in a £30,000 junket to the South of France. Bolger and two senior Sutton colleagues will be attending MIPIM, the property speculators’ four-day champagne-swilling annual piss-up in Cannes, … Continue reading

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