Tag Archives: Tim Pollard

Tories pick B-List election candidate. And fail to announce it

Shhh! Don’t tell anyone, but there is a Conservative candidate for the council by-election, as WALTER CRONXITE reports Croydon Conservatives have chosen their candidate to stand in the South Norwood council by-election on September 7. It is to be Rebecca … Continue reading

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Croydon Tories’ leadership abandon hope with their B listers

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, has obtained a copy of a Croydon Conservatives internal document which shows their north-south divide of the borough when it comes to picking candidates for next year’s council elections Whoever Croydon Conservatives select to contest … Continue reading

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Tory threat to Boundary Commissioners over council map

WALTER CRONXITE reports on a significant development which could influence the political control of the borough for decades to come The Boundary Commissioners have brought forward the publication date for the latest revision to proposals for Croydon’s council electoral wards … Continue reading

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£180m Fairfield operator contract is called-in for scrutiny

Fifteen Conservative councillors signed official forms to call-in the decision to award the operator contract for the Fairfield Halls, a move which some fear might delay the appointment process, and others have described as petty political point-scoring. The matter will … Continue reading

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Tories object to flats – one mile from housing minister’s home

WALTER CRONXITE highlights the latest egregious example of hypocrisy and misrepresentation from Croydon’s Conservatives In the week of the government’s housing White Paper, when the focus was on resolving the housing crisis, Croydon Conservatives led by Tim “Nice But Dim” … Continue reading

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Coast to Capital’s £14.2m grant boosts Fairfield Halls scheme

What larks yesterday between the political duopoly in Croydon in a tug-of-love over the Fairfield Halls, after a development quango announced that it had allocated £14.2million toward the cost of rejuvenating the Fairfield Halls and College Green area. The local … Continue reading

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New delay in council boundary review is bad news for Tories

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the slow process of drawing up the political map of the borough is causing anxiety among Croydon’s blue-rinse set Maybe they thought that, after the Christmas and New Year break, no one would be paying … Continue reading

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