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90,000 children in London in temporary housing, report says

Fix this, minister.

A report published today will land with a double thud on Gavin Barwell’s ministerial desk in his new office at the Department for Communities and Local Government. 539 more words


White has no case to answer after 10-week suspension

David White, the Secretary of the Croydon Central Constituency Labour Party, has had the suspension of his membership lifted – just in time for the party to ban the CLP from holding any meetings for two months ahead of its anticipated leadership election (another one). 772 more words


MP Barwell's political future is left waiting for a call from May

Our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, reports from near Downing Street on a big day for some political ambitions

When Theresa May stood outside No 10 Downing Street last night and spoke of the disadvantages in life faced by “white working-class boys” and those who attend state schools, it is unlikely that she had in mind the well-appointed Trinity, in Shirley Park, and the children of south London’s thrusting middle-classes who attend it (however much one veteran Croydon councillor and Trinity old boy likes to grumble “it was only a grammar school in my day”). 609 more words


'Prominent' Tory whip is accused of back-stabbing Boris

WALTER CRONXITE umasks an MP who is reported to be using the “dark arts” of the whips’ office to try to stop Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister… 445 more words


Referendum result sends UK hurtling towards breaking point

Nigel Farage this morning said that June 23 should go down as the country’s “independence day”. In fact, following the result of the referendum on membership of the European Union, yesterday will mark the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom, as Scotland and Northern Ireland both voted for Remain but were out-voted by Leavers in England and Wales. 954 more words


Croydon MP comes under attack in his constituency office

Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell says that he was attacked by a man in his constituency office on Wickham Road last Friday. The police were called, and according to Barwell it was subsequently discovered that the man was carrying a knife. 449 more words