Tag Archives: Tony Benn

Tony Benn’s granddaughter offered a selection open goal

“Oh no,” said one senior local Labour political figure when Inside Croydon informed them that the Hon Emily Benn would be the Labour parliamentary candidate in Croydon South at next May’s General Election. “What a pity. Why’s she putting herself … Continue reading

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All People’s Party puts representation on local election agenda

The Conservative nightmare in Croydon is that a strong UKIP performance on “Super Thursday” on May 22 next year, with the combination of European and local elections, will see their grip on the Town Hall broken as Tory supporters submit … Continue reading

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Complaint filed over Woodley’s New Addington selection

A complaint has been filed with Labour’s London region office over the selection of candidates to stand in New Addington ward at next May’s local council elections, Inside Croydon has learned. But the complaint does not involve the somewhat premature … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 by-election, Clive Fraser, David Wood, Fairfield, Fieldway, Gavin Barwell, Louisa Woodley, New Addington, Oliver Lewis, Paul Smith, Thornton Heath, Tony Pearson, West Thornton | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Tony Benn’s granddaughter selected for West Thornton ward

Emily Benn, the granddaughter of former Labour government cabinet minister Tony Benn, seems set to be a Croydon councillor next year. Norwood resident Emily Benn has been selected as a candidate to stand in the safe Labour ward of West … Continue reading

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Croydon Central open primary: Alisa Flemming

Alisa Flemming, an Upper Norwood councillor, worked for Croydon North MP Malcolm Wicks for 10 years. Her employment as a busy caseworker in the MP’s office leaves Flemming well-qualified to tackle the job of helping constituents as an MP. Flemming … Continue reading

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Croydon Central open primary: Fiona Dent

Fiona Dent has been a Labour party member for 35 years and lives in Maidenhead where she has been a local government officer. She has previously been a social worker and a probation officer. Before moving to Maidenhead, Dent was … Continue reading

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Croydon Central open primary: Jane Avis

Jane Avis is an experienced and long-serving councillor for South Norwood, and is shadow cabinet member at the Town Hall for the challenging brief of health and social care. She also has the experience of previously contesting a Croydon constituency, … Continue reading

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