Tag Archives: Tory

‘Nostradamus Newman’ and his hot air on Heathrow expansion

If there was any remaining doubt, Tony Newman demonstrated yet again today that he don’t half talk some rubbish. Labour’s leader of Croydon Council decided to stick his two penn’orth in to the airport  debate, in the midst of the … Continue reading

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Lawyers angered as Croydon MP Philp lobbies for insurers

Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for Croydon South, is lobbying the justice minister, Liz Truss, today. Philp is not doing so on behalf of his constituents in Croydon. He’s taking time out of his busy schedule and using an opportunity … Continue reading

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Tories now back boundary changes for Croydon Central

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the latest stage of deliberations over whether to take parliamentary constituencies from Labour and give the Tories safer seats, or whether to give the Tories safer seats and erase some Labour constituencies Croydon Tories, having originally … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 General Election, Andrew Pelling, Croydon Central, Croydon North, Croydon South, Gavin Barwell MP, Maggie Mansell, Norbury, Purley, Shirley, Sutton Council, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New NHS cuts include IVF, a women’s refuge and babies’ milk

JAMES KILLDARE, our health correspondent, reports on some of the hard choices being made about NHS services locally If you live in Croydon and have expectations of using NHS services, then hard luck, because you have lost out in a … Continue reading

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Police drop investigation into MP Barwell’s election expenses

WALTER CRONXITE reports on how the forces of law and order have decided not to investigate a government minister It seems that the police haven’t bothered to read Gavin Barwell’s election memoir. They will not be unique in that respect, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Crime, Croydon Central, Gavin Barwell MP, Ian Parker, Richard Ottaway MP | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Reed makes Progress after Corbyn gives him a charity job

Steve Reed OBE, the Progress MP for Lambeth South/Croydon North [delete to taste], has been keeping an unusually low profile for a few weeks. It appears, though, not to be out of some sense of shame for his part in … Continue reading

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£1.4bn Westfield plans set for council showdown next month

Revised plans for the £1.4 billion Westfield and Hammerson redevelopment of Croydon town centre seem likely to go before a showdown meeting of the council’s planning committee next month, and without any major adjustments to the much-altered scheme which was … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Business, Centrale, CPO, Croydon Council, Gavin Barwell MP, Housing, Jo Negrini, Paul Scott, Planning, Property, Shifa Mustafa, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments