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Council CEO admits propaganda posters had sums wrong

Croydon’s Labour council’s controversially political posters, which claimed that the borough has been hit by £100-million-worth of central government cuts over the next three years, were not just tax-funded propaganda. 830 more words


Barwell aide: 'Gavin has no idea. He trusts me to do whatever'

Further proof, as if any were needed, that Mario Creatura has been hired at considerable public expense by local Tory MP Gavin Barwell to spend much of his time managing his boss’s political career prospects, rather than actually doing any work for the people in his Croydon constituency. 821 more words


Twitter witnesses Croydon's St Valentine's Day massacre

Conservative Party activists in London have recently been in receipt of a guide on how to use social media in election campaigns. The guide offers glowing praise for the way that Croydon MP, Gavin Barwell, and his office tea boy, Mario Creatura (who has risen without trace to become a Coulsdon councillor), make use of tools such as Twitter. 750 more words


GCSE results put Croydon in bottom four London boroughs

GENE BRODIE reports that 2014’s GCSE results demonstrate that academisation isn’t working – with 3 in every 4 Croydon school leavers still lacking the basic five exam passes… 636 more words

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Jones's campaign given £10,000 boost by ex-LibDem peer

WALTER CRONXITE on the latest intriguing developments in Croydon’s marginal parliamentary constituency

Sarah Jones, Labour’s parliamentary candidate in Croydon Central, has been given a £10,000 donation towards her campaign funds by someone who sat in parliament as a member of the ConDem coalition. 928 more words


Sutton Tory refuses to canvass for beleaguered Barwell

An official Conservative Party election candidate in a south London constituency is refusing to help Tory MP Gavin Barwell in his battle to hold on to his seat in Croydon Central. 749 more words


Selhurst loses a councillor and champion in Gerry Ryan

STEVEN DOWNES attempts to pay tribute to Gerry Ryan

It was Gerry Ryan’s 57th birthday yesterday. That, by any measure, is too young an age at which to die, but after many months suffering a debilitating form of cancer, finally, the Selhurst councillor could fight no more. 1,012 more words