Tag Archives: Trade union

Labour candidate makes virtue of lack of union support

One of the women short-listed for selection as candidate in the Croydon Central parliamentary seat by the local Labour party has sought to distance herself from the trades union movement – despite having been a senior union member in the … Continue reading

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Campaign groups unite for Croydon’s May Day Rally

The annual Croydon Mayday March takes place on Saturday, May 4. Organised by the Croydon Trade Union Council, the march begins at noon from a meeting point in Elmwood Road, West Croydon, and progresses to Coombe Road’s Ruskin House, the … Continue reading

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Stevenson ready to put a rocket up mainstream politicians

The Croydon North by-election will certainly have national importance, at least as far as the Communist party is concerned, after they have has chosen their national secretary, Ben Stevenson, to stand as their candidate. Stevenson, 28, has lived in Croydon … Continue reading

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United we stand: looking for a more representative Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: There’s gathering interest in more radical solutions to the deep economic and social problems, locally and nationally, judging by one well-attended meeting last week, writes ANDREW PELLING Something rather extraordinary is happening to left of centre politics in … Continue reading

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