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"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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Non-exclusive offer: Meet Boris Johnson in Croydon, Sep 22

Inside Croydon is delighted to present our loyal reader with another outstanding offer. And this one is far from exclusive.

You get the chance to meet Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London – and the next leader of the Conservative Party, no doubt – without having to pay any fee (as was… 829 more words


New Addington centre refuses to stage BNP meeting

Organisers – including at least one member of the British National Party – who wanted to hold a meeting in New Addington on Sunday have been told that they will not now be able to stage their event in the local community centre. 639 more words


Barwell backs down over interns: now he wants 'volunteers'

Gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, the Tory MP for Croydon Central, has as good as admitted he may have been breaking the law by recruiting interns to work on his re-election campaign unpaid for up to six months. 802 more words


Barwell exposed for broken election promise on expenses

Promises made by politicians before elections should be regarded as about as useful as full-scale model of the starship Enterprise made out of honey.

Take, for instance, the solemn undertakings given by gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, before he was elected as the Tory MP for Croydon Central in 2010, when the outrage of the MPs’ expenses scandal was still fresh in voters’ minds. 588 more words