Tag Archives: Sutton Council

Dombey’s LibDems accused of ‘cheating’ election in Sutton

ELECTIONS EXCLUSIVE: Our Sutton dodgy goings-on editor, JERRY MANDER, on how the rules of purdah have been broken repeatedly by the local Liberal Democrats as they ignore orders from council officers not to abuse taxpayer-funded resources The Liberal Democrats who … Continue reading

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Shameless: 19 LibDem councillors breaking election rules

These are the names of 19 LibDem councillors, across nine wards, for whom Inside Croydon has evidence of their literature being delivered, unredacted, in breach of purdah rules. Of these, two councillors were witnessed delivering their own unredacted leaflets. CARSHALTON … Continue reading

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Gotcha! MP Brake caught on Twitter ‘joining’ the LibDems

BELLE MONT, our Sutton correspondent, on an embarrassing gaffe from the local MP Tory councillors in Sutton were today gleefully claiming that Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington, had “outed himself” as the user of bogus, … Continue reading

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Labour look to sack Veolia and build council homes in Sutton

Labour in Sutton tonight published its manifesto ahead of the local elections on May 3, including a promise to hold a public inquiry in what has become notorious as #SuttonBinShame, with the transfer of waste collection and street-cleaning services to … Continue reading

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‘If Vince Cable can’t win in south London, where can he win?’

WALTER CRONXITE, political editor, on the near-total absence of any real third-party challenge for the local elections, now just five weeks away However unseemly the sight of Labour and Tories slugging it out in the Town Hall Chamber on Monday … Continue reading

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Crisis in Sutton after Ofsted fails council’s SEND service

EXCLUSIVE: After Croydon’s children’s services was rated “inadequate” last year, now Sutton’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities department has been found by Ofsted to be failing. And council attempts to suppress the report ahead of local elections have failed, as … Continue reading

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Venue where Stones once played under demolition threat

A much-loved publicly owned venue, which has hosted concerts by the Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Status Quo, while serving generations of south Londoners, is under threat of demolition. Sutton’s LibDem council – yes, that lot again – want to … Continue reading

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