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Ottaway milked MPs' pay system for £250,000 last year

Conservative MP Richard Ottaway has hit the parliamentary jackpot again.

According to the latest official figures from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, or IPSA, in the financial year to May 2014, Tricky Dicky cost the taxpayer the grand total of: 1,020 more words


Oh Phlip! Philp gets the name of fellow Tory candidate wrong

It was Mario Creatura, who has risen from desperate wannabe politician to become an MP’s gobby fac totum and a councillor for one of the safest Tory wards in the borough, who infamously said of Croydon North’s parliamentary constituency that it is “unwinnable and a waste of effort” for his party. 645 more words


#WadGate the Movie. Or Mike Fisher: My Part In His Downfall

@ArfurZTowcrate clearly has too few followers on Twitter.

This piece of (albeit derivative) brilliance deserves a much wider audience. Do read the sub-titles… 372 more words


Tory leader Fisher is caught red-handed with £10,000 pay hike

Mike Fisher, the leader of the Tories on Croydon Council, has more reason than usual to be red-faced today, after he was caught red-handed having paid himself an extra £10,000 in his final year as leader of the council. 916 more words


"Farage is right" says Coulsdon councillor and Tory MP's gofer

A leading member of the Conservative party in Croydon, and the Westminster assistant to a Tory MP in a marginal seat with a significant Muslim population, has backed UKIP’s Nigel Farage. 803 more words


Vote early, vote often: How voter registration may not work

The new voter registration system could disenfranchise thousands of people across Croydon, and may help the Conservatives regain control of the Town Hall or assist gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell to cling on to his position as an MP next year. 1,207 more words


Fewer than 30 attend BNP's shabby charade on Central Parade

It seems that the widespread support being claimed by the bigots of the BNP for a campaign they are running in New Addington is as non-existent as the plans to build a mosque on which it is based. 410 more words

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