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18/09/2014 06:50:00 Unemployment in Croydon Central falls yet again Read
15/09/2014 09:00:00 A vision for Croydon Read
11/09/2014 14:02:00 600 tour Parliament Read
03/09/2014 18:27:00 Statement on Cllr Mike Fisher's allowance claims Read
01/09/2014 15:48:00 Achievements since 2010 Read
29/08/2014 14:20:00 More dodgy statistics from Steve Reed Read
23/08/2014 10:02:00 Why Oasis Shirley Park is an outstanding school Read
21/08/2014 09:30:00 Travellers on John Ruskin Playing Field Read
20/08/2014 11:51:00 Would you like to visit the Houses of Parliament? Read
13/08/2014 10:45:00 Joint statement with Cllrs Simon Hall, Carole Bonner, Louisa Woodley & Oliver Lewis and London Assembly member Steve O'Connell re BNP activity in New Addington Read
11/08/2014 08:17:00 An invitation from Boris Read
30/07/2014 21:14:00 Even Croydon Labour agree this Government's policies are leading to huge falls in unemployment Read
28/07/2014 22:05:00 Eid Mubarak! Read
26/07/2014 22:05:00 A very significant moment Read
21/07/2014 17:21:00 Over 100 come to Back Barwell for 2015 Read
16/07/2014 13:19:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again Read
09/07/2014 09:09:00 Former Ashburton Library future in turmoil due to Council bungling Read
04/07/2014 22:26:00 Burst water main on Wickham Road Read
30/06/2014 12:52:00 If you rent your home from a private landlord, it looks like our new Labour Council is about to put your rent up by £200 a year Read
27/06/2014 23:22:00 Juncker appointment bad news not just for UK but for Europe Read
26/06/2014 15:20:00 Regional growth fund applications open Read
26/06/2014 14:24:00 Vidhi Mohan selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Croydon North Read
21/06/2014 11:41:00 Closing Tennison Road bridge and Spring Lane bridge at the same time is madness Read
19/06/2014 16:49:00 Four new schools given green light to open in Croydon Read
16/06/2014 21:06:00 Tragic news Read
15/06/2014 08:10:00 Illegal rave at former Royal Mail building next to East Croydon station Read
13/06/2014 17:13:00 Congratulations Rosina! Read
12/06/2014 09:48:00 Unemployment continues to fall in Croydon Read
10/06/2014 14:33:00 A visit to Applegarth Academy Read
06/06/2014 08:09:00 The Queen's Speech Read
23/05/2014 21:14:00 Reflections on this morning's council election results Read
23/05/2014 12:22:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser Read
21/05/2014 14:03:00 Positive and tactical reasons to vote Conservative in tomorrow's Croydon Council elections Read
15/05/2014 11:08:00 Steve Reed fisked Read
14/05/2014 11:48:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again Read
07/05/2014 11:54:00 Labour promises weekly refuse collection - but not in Addiscombe! Read
07/05/2014 11:52:00 Labour's 'emergency budget' shock Read
30/04/2014 16:44:00 Government addresses concerns about stop-and-search Read
30/04/2014 10:32:00 Big fall in crime in Croydon Read
25/04/2014 12:03:00 Column for the Croydon Advertiser: Record number of Croydon families offered top three choice of primary school Read
17/04/2014 10:18:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again Read
08/04/2014 17:45:00 Latest milestone on road to Westfield and Hammerson opening in Croydon Read
28/03/2014 09:53:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser: what last week's Budget means for Croydon Read
27/03/2014 17:33:00 Taberner House demolition approved Read
19/03/2014 17:34:00 Chancellor reforms Labour’s Air Passenger Duty Read
19/03/2014 16:44:00 A Budget for makers, exporters and savers Read
19/03/2014 11:57:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again Read
18/03/2014 16:43:00 Croydon parents to get up to £2,000 help with childcare costs Read
16/03/2014 17:00:00 Tackling the scourge of dog fouling Read
14/03/2014 16:48:00 Spring Lane Bridge closure Read
14/03/2014 16:46:00 Lobbying wins Croydon College and John Ruskin College a reprieve Read
14/03/2014 14:20:00 Croydon Restaurant Quarter given £3 million funding boost Read
13/03/2014 12:54:00 Government announces fairer funding for Croydon schools Read
12/03/2014 16:47:00 Inequality in Britain today Read
11/03/2014 16:43:00 Funding support available for Croydon social businesses Read
07/03/2014 13:53:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser: on the Bishop of Croydon's welfare comments Read
28/02/2014 08:38:00 Responding to the Bishop of Croydon on welfare reform and the use of food banks Read
14/02/2014 10:32:00 Last night's public meeting on education Read
14/02/2014 10:28:00 Croydon Advertiser Column: Westfield and Hammerson agreement signed Read
06/02/2014 07:08:00 Another step closer to work starting on Westfield/Hammerson scheme’s to redevelop the Whitgift Centre Read
30/01/2014 10:43:00 Ed Balls in denial Read
28/01/2014 17:58:00 Croydon Council and the Mayor of London cut Council Tax bills and Croydon Council offers residents £25 cash back Read
24/01/2014 14:18:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser: The Minimum Wage campaign Read
23/01/2014 11:27:00 20mph zones around Croydon schools Read
22/01/2014 13:57:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again Read
21/01/2014 13:17:00 Last week's attack and Croydon's reputation Read
20/01/2014 11:31:00 Imimgration, welfare and school reform bear fruit Read
17/01/2014 14:01:00 Yesterday’s announcement re the minimum wage shows the Conservatives are the party that believes in rewarding hard work Read
16/01/2014 10:45:00 Supporting a Croydon rapper making thousands for Alzheimer’s Society Read
15/01/2014 15:10:00 Hundreds of businesses to be boosted by high speed broadband Read
14/01/2014 11:05:00 Report Council issues using your smart phone Read
14/01/2014 10:59:00 Tackling rogue landlords Read
09/01/2014 12:22:00 Move your business to Croydon and pay no business rates for a year Read
08/01/2014 14:11:00 Croydon gets £8 million New Homes Bonus from Government Read
07/01/2014 11:59:00 Government curbs rail fare increases Read
31/12/2013 19:04:00 Croydon had a good 2013. 2014 could be even better Read
20/12/2013 08:59:00 NHS services in Croydon get above inflation increase Read
18/12/2013 18:15:00 Westfield/Hammerson scheme clears another hurdle Read
18/12/2013 14:25:00 Petition to make Watcombe Road one-way Read
18/12/2013 11:53:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central continuing to fall Read
18/12/2013 09:53:00 Tackling fly-tipping Read
18/12/2013 09:51:00 Overnight bus services on New Year’s Eve Read
17/12/2013 17:34:00 Christmas parking in Croydon Read
17/12/2013 14:02:00 Deadline approaching for primary school applications Read
17/12/2013 13:58:00 Disruption to rail services over Christmas and the New Year Read
17/12/2013 13:57:00 Changes to refuse and recycling collection dates over Christmas and the New Year Read
17/12/2013 10:42:00 Issues in Lebanon Road Read
13/12/2013 15:48:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser: Thanks to police who work so hard to keep us safe Read
11/12/2013 16:22:00 Tackling anti-social behaviour on Monks Hill Read
09/12/2013 21:52:00 Reflections on the Autumn Statement Read
09/12/2013 08:38:00 What do people think of our four most recent Prime Ministers? Read
09/12/2013 08:33:00 Funding for new school places in Croydon Read
06/12/2013 08:26:00 Nelson Mandela's legacy Read
03/12/2013 11:09:00 It’s official: Oasis Shirley Park is an outstanding school Read
02/12/2013 11:27:00 Christmas card competition Read
28/11/2013 16:43:00 Three MPs working together for Croydon Read
28/11/2013 13:59:00 Croydon one of the best boroughs in London for recycling Read
27/11/2013 16:23:00 Mayor of London approves £1bn Croydon regeneration scheme Read
27/11/2013 15:10:00 Prime Minister right to try to reform free movement within the EU Read
26/11/2013 16:39:00 Capping payday loan charges Read
26/11/2013 16:28:00 Finally some action to address congestion on the A23 Read
26/11/2013 12:32:00 Another step closer to Westfield and Hammerson coming to Croydon Read
22/11/2013 12:18:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser: Westfield and Hammerson application before Planning Committee Read
21/11/2013 12:10:00 Croydon a hotbed of budding entrepreneurs Read
21/11/2013 11:13:00 The quality of care at our local hospital Read
21/11/2013 10:28:00 Public meeting on regenerating Croydon town centre Read
18/11/2013 17:22:00 Prime Minister's decision to attend Commonwealth Summit vindicated Read
18/11/2013 12:38:00 What the UK is doing to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan Read
14/11/2013 11:17:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central continuing to fall Read
12/11/2013 13:27:00 Small Grants - Round 6 open now Read
12/11/2013 12:49:00 Westfield and Hammerson planning application to be determined by Croydon Council on 25th November Read
07/11/2013 14:42:00 I'm not growing a moustache myself but I know a man who is... Read
07/11/2013 12:21:00 Council cuts parking charges in South Croydon Read
01/11/2013 12:37:00 We are cracking down on the modern-day slavers Read
31/10/2013 13:46:00 Warning about coloured contact lenses this Halloween Read
30/10/2013 14:33:00 Royal Mail's plan to move East Croydon parcel collection office out of the town centre is not acceptable Read
28/10/2013 10:06:00 Two reflections on last week's growth figures Read
23/10/2013 11:21:00 Public meeting on regenerating Croydon town centre Read
18/10/2013 17:59:00 25th October: closing date for secondary school applications Read
17/10/2013 10:42:00 Seven facts about the NHS under this Government Read
17/10/2013 08:32:00 Croydon UKIP in their own words Read
16/10/2013 11:29:00 Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central continuing to fall Read
16/10/2013 11:26:00 OECD report shines light on how last Government let our young people down Read
15/10/2013 11:34:00 Two welcome measures on immigration Read
11/10/2013 10:53:00 Croydon Advertiser column: I work for you and I'll never forget it Read
09/10/2013 09:39:00 Three of the 12 X Factor finalists are from Croydon Read
07/10/2013 17:42:00 Promotion to Government Whip Read
03/10/2013 22:53:00 Scientists increasingly certain human activity is the dominant cause of global warming Read
02/10/2013 12:53:00 A land of opportunity Read
02/10/2013 11:36:00 Lower Addiscombe Road Post Office to be upgraded Read
01/10/2013 16:15:00 The Conservative case for a living wage Read
30/09/2013 22:45:00 Helping the long-term unemployed and ending the something-for-nothing culture Read
30/09/2013 14:02:00 Making sure we don't repeat the economic mistakes of the past Read
29/09/2013 18:43:00 Helping people own their own home Read
29/09/2013 11:40:00 Council consults on three new primary schools Read
28/09/2013 21:36:00 Government to introduce transferable tax allowance for married couples Read
27/09/2013 17:30:00 The Telegraph: Voters will see right through Ed Miliband's speech Read
26/09/2013 15:39:00 Support for young entrepreneurs Read
26/09/2013 15:37:00 Help for those affected by welfare reforms Read
23/09/2013 13:00:00 Would you like to represent your area on Croydon Council? Read
20/09/2013 13:45:00 Nick Clegg's very helpful speech Read
19/09/2013 11:39:00 Free school meals for all infant school pupils Read
19/09/2013 06:32:00 Labour councillor attacks Westfield and Hammerson Read
16/09/2013 17:32:00 Council moves into new Bernard Weatherill House Read
13/09/2013 13:04:00 Column for The Croydon Advertiser Read
12/09/2013 15:20:00 Charity Walk 2013 Read
12/09/2013 13:04:00 Question to the Prime Minister Read
11/09/2013 08:53:00 GCSE results a tribute to hard work of pupils and teachers - and the policies of our Conservative Council Read
10/09/2013 16:34:00 £4.3 million to be spent improving Wellesley Road – what do you think? Read
10/09/2013 12:32:00 Government provides extra £4.5 million to help NHS in Croydon cope with winter pressures Read
09/09/2013 18:41:00 Summer in Woodside and South Norwood Read
09/09/2013 16:52:00 Work experience with Gavin Read
06/09/2013 15:44:00 Helping working families with the cost of childcare Read
05/09/2013 14:07:00 Debate on living standards Read
05/09/2013 13:44:00 Question to the Immigration Minister about the UK Border Force Read
05/09/2013 13:41:00 Question to the Cabinet Office Minister about National Citizen Service Read
04/09/2013 13:36:00 Explaining what's happening at London Bridge Read
04/09/2013 13:35:00 50 per cent increase in capacity coming to Croydon-Wimbledon section of Tramlink Read
30/08/2013 11:34:00 Why I can't support Steve Reed's Croydon Hospital campaign Read
29/08/2013 18:00:00 Reflections on Syria Read
16/08/2013 11:28:00 Daily Telegraph: Why Alastair Campbell's advice to Ed Miliband sucks Read
14/08/2013 12:19:00 Youth unemployment over 22 per cent lower since Coalition came to power Read
09/08/2013 12:16:00 Column for the Croydon Advertiser Read
23/07/2013 19:23:00 Let the EVF show the world how unpleasant they are Read
21/07/2013 16:09:00 Congratulations to Sarah Jones on being selected as my Labour opponent Read
19/07/2013 15:36:00 My column for this week's Croydon Advertiser: Take a tour of Parliament Read
18/07/2013 16:29:00 Raising standards in our primary schools Read
18/07/2013 14:55:00 Youth unemployment 20 per cent lower than when the Coalition came to power Read
12/07/2013 11:58:00 Public meeting on crime in Croydon Read
10/07/2013 15:40:00 This week's article for The Daily Telegraph: Ed Miliband's proposals will increase the power of the union barons Read
05/07/2013 12:49:00 Let the people decide Read
03/07/2013 15:25:00 This week's article for The Daily Telegraph: Theresa May is right to review stop and search Read
02/07/2013 09:54:00 Question to the Justice Minister on prisoner privilege Read
02/07/2013 09:46:00 Question to the Prime Minister on change in the EU Read
02/07/2013 09:42:00 Question to the Home Secretary on Stop and Search Read
28/06/2013 17:10:00 This week's column for the Croydon Advertiser: Two Private Members Bills worthy of support Read
28/06/2013 11:54:00 Work experience with Gavin Barwell MP Read
27/06/2013 17:01:00 This week's article for The Daily Telegraph: 'Labour’s response to the spending review' Read
25/06/2013 11:11:00 Question to the Home Secretary on Stephen Lawrence Read
21/06/2013 12:04:00 Marking the 65th anniversary of the arrival of the MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks Read
20/06/2013 17:06:00 This week's article for The Daily Telegraph: 'The truth about immigration' Read
17/06/2013 13:18:00 Antisocial behaviour rates fall as communities pull together Read
13/06/2013 11:45:00 Council grants available for Croydon community groups Read
13/06/2013 11:45:00 More good news re unemployment in Croydon Central Read
12/06/2013 16:30:00 A welcome review of the Riot Damages Act Read
12/06/2013 14:14:00 Question to Jeremy Hunt re financial problems at Croydon PCT Read
12/06/2013 10:55:00 This week's article for The Daily Telegraph: 'Michael Gove has shifted the centre ground on education' Read
07/06/2013 12:06:00 My first weekly column for The Daily Telegraph: 'How Britain could leave the ECHR' Read
07/06/2013 11:02:00 Friday fun - a caption competition Read
05/06/2013 14:04:00 A very significant moment in British politics Read
05/06/2013 13:43:00 The Croydon Heritage Festival Read
05/06/2013 13:35:00 Concerning badgers and cattle Read
04/06/2013 17:00:00 Construction of IYLO block set to resume Read
04/06/2013 14:18:00 Some strategic advice for an old friend Read
03/06/2013 10:03:00 Trinity Triathlon Read
31/05/2013 10:06:00 It’s time to stand up for what we believe in Read
28/05/2013 15:14:00 Palace promoted! Read
28/05/2013 14:01:00 New library for New Addington Read
17/05/2013 10:43:00 The Great Croydon Clean Up - a great success Read
17/05/2013 10:41:00 This week's column for the Croydon Advertiser Read
15/05/2013 10:43:00 Praising the Games Makers and supporting volunteering in Croydon Read
14/05/2013 16:19:00 Why I regret the fact that the Queen’s Speech didn’t contain a Referendum Bill – and I’m delighted the Conservative Party is publishing a draft Bill today Read
14/05/2013 10:53:00 Justice for Tia Sharp Read
13/05/2013 13:20:00 Friday's public meeting on health Read
26/04/2013 10:43:00 This week's column for the Croydon Advertiser Read
25/04/2013 11:39:00 Question to the Home Secretary about Abu Qatada Read
23/04/2013 17:43:00 The cost of dealing with illegal traveller encampments Read
23/04/2013 12:07:00 Article for The Telegraph on what Conservatives need to do to win the next Election Read
19/04/2013 10:04:00 Introducing the benefit cap in Croydon Read
19/04/2013 07:19:00 Parents receive primary school place offers Read
17/04/2013 09:19:00 Care Quality Commission in-patient survey underlines the need for improvement at Croydon University Hospital Read
16/04/2013 20:47:00 Fortnightly garden waste collection starting next week Read
16/04/2013 20:30:00 The truth about the decline of British manufacturing Read
16/04/2013 07:35:00 The truth about Council Tax and councillors' allowances in Croydon Read
15/04/2013 12:16:00 The Great Croydon Clean Up Read
08/04/2013 14:33:00 Margaret Thatcher didn't get everything right but she will be remembered as one of this country's greatest Prime Ministers Read
05/04/2013 12:31:00 This week's column for the Croydon Advertiser Read
27/03/2013 09:17:00 No trams between Sandilands and New Addington on Easter Sunday Read
25/03/2013 14:13:00 How to respond to bad media coverage Read
20/03/2013 17:30:00 Economic outlook remains tough but Chancellor has done what he can to help people who work hard Read
19/03/2013 18:56:00 Government helps working parents with costs of childcare Read
15/03/2013 16:08:00 This week's column for the Croydon Advertiser Read
14/03/2013 10:55:00 Debate on the British Sikh Community Read
13/03/2013 10:22:00 Question to the Exchequer Secretary Read
07/03/2013 10:23:00 On the future of British retail Read
06/03/2013 17:00:00 Government gives Croydon more funding than anywhere else in the country to fund new school places Read
06/03/2013 11:33:00 Croydon adoption services praised by Ofsted Read
06/03/2013 09:33:00 Free childcare for 2,500 two-year-olds in Croydon Read
03/03/2013 10:50:00 Immigration down by a third Read
01/03/2013 10:12:00 The result in Eastleigh Read
01/03/2013 09:18:00 Planning application on Portland Road Read
26/02/2013 12:45:00 Question to the Chancellor Read
20/02/2013 10:50:00 Public meeting on the benefits system Read
19/02/2013 10:40:00 We must avoid mixed messages on immigration Read
13/02/2013 18:26:00 Launching Migration Matters Read
13/02/2013 08:55:00 Helping the elderly pay for their long-term care Read
12/02/2013 12:44:00 Prime Minister gets a great deal for Britain in Europe Read
11/02/2013 18:03:00 A better curriculum, more rigorous qualifications and a fairer way of assessing school performance Read
11/02/2013 09:36:00 The Times backs my Mental Health Discrimination Bill Read
07/02/2013 12:13:00 Improving the care our NHS provides Read
06/02/2013 17:35:00 Why I voted to allow same sex couples to get married Read
05/02/2013 11:14:00 Question to Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Read
03/02/2013 07:51:00 The Government should introduce the promised tax allowance for married couples in the next Budget Read
29/01/2013 09:51:00 Question to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Read
24/01/2013 12:20:00 Question to the Prime Minister on international malnutrition Read
23/01/2013 18:07:00 Prime Minister offers British people the chance to determine our relationship with Europe Read
22/01/2013 12:47:00 Question to the Prime Minister on Algeria Read
20/01/2013 22:01:00 Tackling Croydon's housing crisis Read
18/01/2013 07:15:00 The best day Croydon has had for a very long time Read
16/01/2013 07:40:00 What is going on at Croydon University Hospital? Read
15/01/2013 16:24:00 Have you seen Shelley Pratt? Read
15/01/2013 09:49:00 Drug driving in the Crime and Courts Bill Read
15/01/2013 09:20:00 A simple, single, decent state pension Read
11/01/2013 12:20:00 Police numbers question to Andrew Lansley Read
10/01/2013 08:21:00 Croydon to get more police officers Read
08/01/2013 09:09:00 EU migration question to Theresa May Read
04/01/2013 10:32:00 Christmas food collections – the result Read
02/01/2013 23:11:00 Happy New Year Read
29/12/2012 18:07:00 Articles for Conservative Home Read
18/12/2012 18:25:00 What the Census tells us about how Croydon is changing Read
18/12/2012 10:27:00 Total Politics 'MP of the Month' Read
17/12/2012 12:34:00 Independent on Sunday article: a white-only debate lacks balance Read
13/12/2012 11:18:00 Christmas and New Year refuse and recycling collections Read
12/12/2012 16:33:00 More good news on unemployment Read
12/12/2012 16:00:00 The power of a statistic to change perceptions Read
12/12/2012 15:38:00 Question to the Prime Minister Read
09/12/2012 07:43:00 Same sex marriage Read
08/12/2012 21:46:00 Reflections on the Autumn Statement Read
04/12/2012 18:44:00 Collecting food for those most in need Read
03/12/2012 20:18:00 Reflections on the Croydon North by-election Read
03/12/2012 09:55:00 Public meeting on climate change Read
02/12/2012 18:44:00 Mental Health Discrimination Bill heads to the Lords Read
21/11/2012 09:41:00 An unpleasant and wholly unjustified accusation Read
19/11/2012 20:53:00 Steve Reed's open letter reveals flaws in his candidacy Read
10/11/2012 08:48:00 Redeveloping Lansdowne Road Read
08/11/2012 08:22:00 Unemployment in Croydon Central falling much faster than in most parts of the country Read
04/11/2012 09:50:00 Labour select Steve Reed as their candidate for Croydon North Read
27/10/2012 08:42:00 Richard Ottaway to stand down at next Election Read
27/10/2012 08:07:00 A major blow to Val Shawcross' ambition to be the next MP for Croydon North? Read
23/10/2012 13:22:00 Labour's campaign for Croydon North off to a strange start Read
20/10/2012 20:40:00 Andy Stranack would make an excellent MP for Croydon North Read
19/10/2012 21:50:00 A fitting send-off for Malcolm Wicks Read
17/10/2012 09:51:00 Question to the Prime Minister Read
17/10/2012 09:15:00 National award for Croydon housing Read
12/10/2012 13:07:00 Introducing Boris Read
03/10/2012 15:30:00 An interesting speech by Ed Miliband that raises lots of questions Read
01/10/2012 16:48:00 Sewa day 2012 - come help volunteer in Croydon Read
01/10/2012 07:16:00 Voting for Croydon resident Tim Roberson in the National Trust elections Read
29/09/2012 21:40:00 You'll be sorely missed Malcolm Read
27/09/2012 20:01:00 Hammerson sign deal to purchase interest in the Whitgift Centre Read
27/09/2012 14:56:00 Speech – value for money in education Read
26/09/2012 09:49:00 More Council funding for new primary school places Read
25/09/2012 09:43:00 Work started on crossings for walkers and cyclists Read
24/09/2012 10:16:00 New Business Improvement District – driving growth in New Addington Read
21/09/2012 09:57:00 Open House weekend in Croydon - a false economy Read
21/09/2012 09:36:00 Slowly and steadily the immigration tanker is turning Read
20/09/2012 10:02:00 Monks Hill Job Club - helping the strivers in Croydon Read
19/09/2012 11:23:00 Works on the A23, Thornton Heath Read
18/09/2012 21:29:00 Hacked off? Read
18/09/2012 07:20:00 Ensuring our young people are among the best educated in the world Read
14/09/2012 16:54:00 Is there a housing crisis in Croydon? Read
14/09/2012 13:18:00 Mental Health Discrimination (2) Bill - second reading speech Read
12/09/2012 12:00:00 Appointed as PPS to Michael Gove Read
12/09/2012 09:08:00 Saffron Square – demonstrating a positive future for Croydon Read
11/09/2012 12:19:00 A policy that's good for young jobseekers and good for hard-working taxpayers Read
10/09/2012 16:56:00 Charity walk raises over £4,000 Read
09/09/2012 21:43:00 Immigration has benefits as well as costs - we need to strike a sensible balance Read
06/09/2012 13:24:00 New free school may open in Croydon Read
04/09/2012 08:38:00 New primary school to open this month Read
31/08/2012 11:58:00 On sport in schools Read
31/08/2012 09:51:00 Croydon schools outperform the national average Read
30/08/2012 13:51:00 Common sense prevails over A&E and Maternity services at Croydon University Hospital Read
29/08/2012 10:35:00 Help me to end mental health discrimination Read
28/08/2012 07:56:00 The modernisation of the Conservative Party is not complete Read
24/08/2012 09:35:00 Annual charity walk - this year with Project Change volunteers Read
24/08/2012 07:26:00 More good news regarding Lillian's Law Read
22/08/2012 21:14:00 Update on Turnpike Link burst water mains Read
21/08/2012 22:05:00 Tougher sentences for the owners of dangerous dogs Read
19/08/2012 23:07:00 Croydon asylum care leaver receives special award from Ali and Beckham Read
19/08/2012 22:54:00 Work begins on new Acute Medical Unit at Croydon University Hospital Read
17/08/2012 09:21:00 Bringing those responsible for Tia's murder to justice Read
16/08/2012 22:16:00 A major investment in the arts in Croydon Read
16/08/2012 09:25:00 Council Tax changes - on the side of hard-working people Read
14/08/2012 15:04:00 Know a group that is interested in taking over the management of Stanley Halls? Read
14/08/2012 14:47:00 Popularity of No.1 Croydon demonstrates office space in high demand Read
13/08/2012 16:13:00 Need some new trees on your street? Read
11/08/2012 15:52:00 Croydon conservation area consultation launched Read
10/08/2012 17:23:00 News about Tia Sharp Read
10/08/2012 11:47:00 Consultation on draft planning framework for town centre launched Read
10/08/2012 09:41:00 Olympic heroes doing Croydon proud Read
09/08/2012 23:09:00 Time for tough action against this anti-social group of travellers Read
08/08/2012 08:00:00 Croydon a year on from the riots Read
07/08/2012 21:05:00 Disappointing news on Lords reform - and an equally disappointing response from the Liberal Democrats Read
06/08/2012 21:03:00 Refuse and recycling collections suspended in Fieldway ward Read
06/08/2012 10:17:00 Find Tia Read
02/08/2012 16:02:00 Another burst water main on Turnpike Link Read
31/07/2012 09:55:00 Reporting back to my constituents Read
28/07/2012 22:56:00 Reflections on the Olympic opening ceremony Read
27/07/2012 08:07:00 Proposed cuts to supplementary education are disproportionate Read
24/07/2012 12:48:00 Tackling metal theft Read
23/07/2012 14:45:00 Commuters: get prepared for the Olympic Games Read
23/07/2012 09:25:00 The Olympic Torch comes to Croydon Read
16/07/2012 15:00:00 Consultation on compulsory recycling Read
16/07/2012 14:31:00 Good news for New Addington riot heroes Read
16/07/2012 07:38:00 Reviewing our relationship with the EU Read
13/07/2012 13:01:00 Public meeting on regenerating Croydon town centre Read
12/07/2012 23:58:00 Sorting out social care Read
10/07/2012 23:57:00 A frustrating two days Read
09/07/2012 10:46:00 All three parties are in danger of making a strategic mistake on Lords reform Read
02/07/2012 11:31:00 What can we do to get boys reading again? Read
01/07/2012 23:02:00 Only a referendum will ultimately settle the European question Read
26/06/2012 09:04:00 Prime Minister's speech on welfare Read
22/06/2012 21:41:00 Reforming GCSEs - a fascinating debate on Twitter Read
22/06/2012 15:10:00 Croydon’s recycling wins national award Read
21/06/2012 13:54:00 Someone needs to be held accountable for financial mismanagement in our local NHS Read
16/06/2012 15:52:00 Boris comes to Croydon to launch major tram overhaul Read
15/06/2012 19:21:00 Trying to save Allders Read
14/06/2012 18:28:00 Ending discrimination against those with mental health conditions Read
13/06/2012 16:22:00 Recognising the power of joint parenting Read
13/06/2012 07:07:00 Cage cricket Read
03/06/2012 22:30:00 Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee Read
01/06/2012 13:14:00 On the beat with Croydon police Read
31/05/2012 14:41:00 Last night's public meeting on equal civil marriage Read
29/05/2012 15:09:00 Croydon Advertiser's Gareth Davies wins award Read
29/05/2012 10:16:00 Richard Ottaway to present Private Member's Bill to reform scrap metal industry Read
29/05/2012 10:13:00 New Chair of Croydon Health Services appointed Read
26/05/2012 10:04:00 Surrey Street Market and Old Town to become a Portas pilot Read
25/05/2012 19:01:00 The Sun's Westminster Hero of the Week Read
24/05/2012 15:41:00 Funding to rebuild Archbishop Lanfranc School Read
24/05/2012 13:12:00 Plaque stolen from my Dad's grave Read
22/05/2012 23:39:00 Litter pick in Addiscombe Railway Park Read
22/05/2012 12:16:00 The IMF & OECD support the Government's economic policies Read
17/05/2012 07:20:00 After a divisive election, the Parliamentary Party must unite Read
16/05/2012 22:49:00 Further reflections on the recent election results Read
16/05/2012 17:06:00 More good news about unemployment Read
16/05/2012 06:46:00 Speech about Lillian’s Law Read
10/05/2012 10:12:00 Review panel recommends Croydon University Hospital should keep its Accident & Emergency Department and Maternity Unit Read
08/05/2012 08:27:00 Lillian's Law to be included in Queen's Speech Read
05/05/2012 15:03:00 Reflections on yesterday's results Read
01/05/2012 08:42:00 Why I am backing Boris Read
28/04/2012 08:09:00 Behind the scenes at Vue cinema Grants Read
26/04/2012 08:19:00 Attorney General secures tougher sentence for Croydon rioter Read
24/04/2012 23:27:00 Another senior Labour figure comes out against Ken Livingstone Read
24/04/2012 13:08:00 Launch of Commission on Boys' Reading Read
23/04/2012 13:09:00 The House of Lords: to reform or not to reform? Read
23/04/2012 10:34:00 New member of my constituency team Read
22/04/2012 08:07:00 Project Change gets underway Read
19/04/2012 17:21:00 Labour peer Lord Sugar tells Labour supporters not to vote for Ken Read
26/03/2012 23:52:00 Prime Minister announces National Dementia Challenge Read
21/03/2012 15:53:00 A Budget that rewards work Read
14/03/2012 07:48:00 A warning of where we could end up if we don't start living within our means Read
14/03/2012 07:20:00 BBC London 94.9 research Read
13/03/2012 15:57:00 Security at the Bethlem Royal Hospital Read
13/03/2012 15:42:00 Public meeting on the country's financial situation Read
29/02/2012 14:19:00 Croydon riot inquiry publishes its report Read
29/02/2012 13:51:00 Union leader proposes disrupting the Olympics Read
28/02/2012 17:43:00 Concerns re Croydon Health Services Read
27/02/2012 20:29:00 Roadworks on the Wickham Road Read
25/02/2012 21:24:00 Racism, multiculturalism and community relations in Britain today Read
25/02/2012 07:38:00 Man pleads guilty to starting House of Reeves fire Read
24/02/2012 06:47:00 Boris promises to extend Freedom Pass to anyone over 60 Read
23/02/2012 23:49:00 Conservative Backbencher of the Year Read
22/02/2012 15:55:00 Should the Government publish the Department of Health risk register? Read
21/02/2012 12:42:00 Public meeting on racism, multiculturalism and community relations in Britain today Read
21/02/2012 11:47:00 Travellers at Lloyd Park Read
03/02/2012 19:58:00 Regenerating Central Parade Read
01/02/2012 16:01:00 What the university application figures actually tell us Read
01/02/2012 15:51:00 Boris cuts Council Tax Read
31/01/2012 19:35:00 More money for the Met Read
31/01/2012 12:28:00 Making utility companies pay for digging up our roads Read
30/01/2012 14:56:00 A letter to the Prime Minister Read
29/01/2012 21:51:00 A big thank you Read
26/01/2012 21:59:00 It's not just Nick Clegg who wants to cut taxes on those in lower paid jobs Read
26/01/2012 14:02:00 Good news on garden waste collections Read
25/01/2012 18:13:00 Grim figures but we have to start living within our means Read
24/01/2012 08:45:00 Cleaning up College Green Read
21/01/2012 18:09:00 Project Change Read
20/01/2012 20:17:00 Putting the clocks forward Read
19/01/2012 23:11:00 Remembering the Holocaust Read
10/01/2012 22:23:00 Lobbying for Croydon to be connected to HS2 Read
09/01/2012 16:24:00 Interested in helping to change perceptions of young people in Croydon? Read
07/01/2012 08:46:00 Nestle announcement a blow - but there are grounds for optimism Read
06/01/2012 23:02:00 Focusing on the quality of care the NHS provides Read
06/01/2012 22:33:00 Launch of the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Festival Read
01/01/2012 08:47:00 Cllr Dudley Mead MBE Read
19/12/2011 07:43:00 Croydon PCT Read
15/12/2011 21:42:00 Schools reform in Croydon gathers pace Read
14/12/2011 22:15:00 More funding to deal with the costs of the riots Read
14/12/2011 10:42:00 Appointment as a PPS Read
13/12/2011 21:09:00 Government announces more money for additional school places in Croydon Read
13/12/2011 07:02:00 Labour councillors display 'Old Labour' approach to education Read
12/12/2011 23:35:00 To veto or not to veto Read
12/12/2011 23:20:00 Tackling gang culture Read
11/12/2011 06:50:00 First 12-coach Thameslink services start tomorrow Read
08/12/2011 22:33:00 Warning from the police Read
05/12/2011 12:15:00 Visit to Croydon Delivery Office Read
01/12/2011 14:06:00 Reflections on Tuesday's Autumn Statement Read
30/11/2011 20:40:00 Today's strike Read
28/11/2011 21:16:00 It's people like this we could do without in this country Read
27/11/2011 07:58:00 The Challenge Read
25/11/2011 23:11:00 Visit to Fishers Pharmacy Read
23/11/2011 17:26:00 Cleaning up Shirley Hills this Saturday Read
22/11/2011 17:30:00 Boris announces £23 million investment in Croydon town centre Read
13/11/2011 18:00:00 We will remember them Read
10/11/2011 22:21:00 Westfield coming to Croydon? Read
07/11/2011 21:36:00 Croydon town centre BID to continue Read
04/11/2011 09:47:00 Huge take-up of food waste recycling Read
03/11/2011 18:07:00 Government provides additional funding for new school places Read
03/11/2011 17:28:00 Raising the profile of radiotherapy Read
02/11/2011 06:17:00 Proposed changes to constituency boundaries Read
01/11/2011 20:13:00 The importance of literacy Read
28/10/2011 09:58:00 Government sees sense on knife crime Read
26/10/2011 20:27:00 Time to take the menace of drug driving as seriously as we take drink driving Read
24/10/2011 17:46:00 We may well need a referendum on Europe - but not on today's motion's terms and not right now Read
23/10/2011 10:55:00 Get well soon Malcolm Read
14/10/2011 10:20:00 Learning the appropriate lessons from the riots Read
05/10/2011 16:54:00 Race and Conservatism Read
01/10/2011 07:08:00 Interested in working for me? Read
30/09/2011 07:16:00 A week I won't forget in a hurry Read
25/09/2011 22:40:00 Sewa Day Read
19/09/2011 16:39:00 How am I doing? The results are in Read
18/09/2011 22:47:00 Footsore but proud Read
17/09/2011 20:07:00 Allowing same sex couples to get married Read
16/09/2011 06:47:00 New police Borough Commander appointed Read
16/09/2011 06:42:00 Government confirms that none of its funding for long-term economic development of Croydon and Tottenham will got to Tottenham Hotspur Read
15/09/2011 18:12:00 Proposed changes to constituency boundaries Read
09/09/2011 20:28:00 Why Croydon deserves to be a city Read
09/09/2011 08:03:00 Improvements to East Croydon station Read
09/09/2011 07:50:00 Meeting with the London Ambulance Service Read
07/09/2011 16:03:00 Boris opens Trinity's new sixth form centre Read
07/09/2011 15:58:00 Boris visits Croydon Central for third time since riots Read
03/09/2011 08:36:00 GCSE results vindicate Council's decision to close low-performing schools Read
26/08/2011 07:43:00 Supporting Croydon town centre Read
26/08/2011 06:23:00 Litter pick tomorrow in Ashburton Park Read
24/08/2011 21:21:00 Improving street lighting across the borough Read
19/08/2011 06:54:00 If you want to help Croydon recover, come and spend some money in the town centre this weekend Read
19/08/2011 06:02:00 Sponsored walk to raise money for Croydon Crossroads Read
18/08/2011 12:56:00 Another reason not to vote for Ken Read
17/08/2011 19:55:00 Isn't it great to see the courts getting tough with those responsible for the riots? Read
17/08/2011 19:35:00 Government announces enterprise and growth package for Croydon Read
13/08/2011 00:46:00 Some encouraging news at the end of a long and difficult week Read
09/08/2011 23:04:00 A day I hope I'll never have to re-live Read
08/08/2011 22:11:00 Those responsible for tonight's violence must be brought to justice - and they must not be allowed to win Read
07/08/2011 08:11:00 Boris announces over half a million pounds for New Addington Read
22/07/2011 13:50:00 Litter picking team out in Brickfields Meadow Read
22/07/2011 07:10:00 A disappointing decision Read
21/07/2011 07:36:00 An important night for Croydon Read
14/07/2011 10:52:00 A tale of two Prime Ministers Read
07/07/2011 10:55:00 Reflections on the phone hacking scandal Read
06/07/2011 21:25:00 Visit to Quest Academy Read
04/07/2011 20:49:00 How am I doing? Read
30/06/2011 22:42:00 Local housing associations helping their tenants find work Read
29/06/2011 23:59:00 Progress towards a multiversity in Croydon Read
29/06/2011 11:48:00 Boris delivers further improvement to Tramlink Read
28/06/2011 19:15:00 Proposed teachers' strike this Thursday Read
27/06/2011 18:49:00 This weekend's European Council Read
24/06/2011 18:13:00 Opening new Council homes in Alwyn Close Read
24/06/2011 08:34:00 Volunteer team out in South Norwood Country Park tomorrow Read
23/06/2011 13:11:00 The need for a no strike agreement on the Underground Read
22/06/2011 21:08:00 The world's largest chemistry experiment Read
22/06/2011 20:44:00 Playing politics with arts funding Read
22/06/2011 10:29:00 Government sees sense on sentencing Read
21/06/2011 23:04:00 Representing all of Croydon's communities Read
20/06/2011 17:36:00 Visit to John Ruskin College Read
18/06/2011 08:31:00 Crystal Palace Supporters Trust proposals for Ashburton Playing Fields Read
15/06/2011 12:56:00 Tony Blair backs Coalition Government's NHS and education reforms Read
14/06/2011 20:49:00 Labour MPs support Croydon Council's waste policy Read
14/06/2011 18:43:00 Government listens on NHS reforms Read
14/06/2011 11:28:00 Lobbying the Arts Council for more funding for Croydon Read
13/06/2011 14:17:00 What will the Government's changes to student finance mean for you? Read
29/05/2011 21:38:00 Croydon Minster Read
28/05/2011 22:27:00 Croydon JobCentre Plus Read
26/05/2011 21:58:00 Obama-mania Read
25/05/2011 07:46:00 Litter picking team out in Lloyd Park Read
24/05/2011 23:18:00 Not a bad place for a project office... Read
23/05/2011 11:51:00 Stabbing of PC Albuery reminds us of the debt we owe to police officers Read
22/05/2011 22:45:00 Apology accepted Read
21/05/2011 22:22:00 It's time to ban the use of wild animals in circuses Read
21/05/2011 07:41:00 Tesco's plans for Purley Way Read
21/05/2011 07:31:00 The Inside Croydon website Read
20/05/2011 14:30:00 New equipment for Croydon University Hospital Read
18/05/2011 22:45:00 Reforming the House of Lords Read
18/05/2011 10:58:00 A welcome announcement on climate change Read
15/05/2011 07:17:00 Where's Wally? Read
12/05/2011 07:03:00 How does our economic situation compare with other EU countries? Read
11/05/2011 15:28:00 Public meeting on the Government's NHS reforms Read
10/05/2011 21:15:00 Fair access to university Read
10/05/2011 07:10:00 Relocating Government jobs to Croydon Read
09/05/2011 21:54:00 Learning the lessons from the 7/7 bombings Read
06/05/2011 22:51:00 Reflections on today's results Read
04/05/2011 23:06:00 Why I'll be voting 'no' tomorrow Read
03/05/2011 17:01:00 The death of Osama bin Laden Read
28/04/2011 22:18:00 Care Quality Commission raises concerns about maternity services at Croydon University (formerly Mayday) Hospital Read
22/04/2011 08:47:00 Good news on crime Read
21/04/2011 08:37:00 Have your say on Menta's new scheme Read
20/04/2011 09:37:00 Litter pick in Long Lane woods Read
19/04/2011 19:10:00 Team Brazil coming to Crystal Palace Read
13/04/2011 15:42:00 Rest in peace Mary Read
13/04/2011 15:21:00 Encouraging news on unemployment Read
12/04/2011 10:50:00 Simon Milton will be sorely missed Read
09/04/2011 08:00:00 A new pharmacy for Fieldway Read
07/04/2011 07:46:00 Lessons from Auschwitz Read
05/04/2011 21:37:00 Visiting the Olympic Park Read
03/04/2011 22:03:00 A wake up call on sentencing Read
03/04/2011 07:45:00 Inside Croydon still wrong on Council Tax collection Read
02/04/2011 22:47:00 Gone but not forgotten Read
01/04/2011 18:57:00 Extra funding for the NHS in Croydon Read
30/03/2011 22:51:00 Are you looking for work? Can you help other people find work? Read
29/03/2011 21:11:00 No2AV Read
28/03/2011 19:07:00 Boris announces £50 million fund for outer London Read
28/03/2011 18:28:00 Government listens on EMA Read
25/03/2011 07:18:00 Litter picking team out in Shirley Hills Read
24/03/2011 22:48:00 Nightstalker found guilty Read
24/03/2011 22:17:00 An inspiring evening Read
24/03/2011 08:11:00 An Enterprise Zone for Croydon Read
23/03/2011 22:27:00 Reflections on the Budget Read
23/03/2011 15:36:00 Relocating civil service jobs from Westminster to Croydon Read
20/03/2011 09:27:00 Police warning Read
19/03/2011 08:53:00 Inside Croydon is wrong on Council Tax collection Read
18/03/2011 23:29:00 Libya Read
16/03/2011 23:10:00 Do you really think I don't care about the NHS Ed? Read
15/03/2011 21:53:00 Improving outcomes for people with dementia whilst saving money Read
15/03/2011 21:14:00 Livingstone says he won't tell Londoners his financial plans until after he's elected Read
11/03/2011 07:25:00 Teaching a maths class at Addington High Read
09/03/2011 17:30:00 Supporting Fairtrade Fortnight Read
08/03/2011 21:12:00 Government promises to think again on Mayoral Development Corporations Read
08/03/2011 09:55:00 David Miliband shows Labour how they should respond to the PM's 'Big Society' initiative Read
06/03/2011 23:24:00 Supporting Croydon Nightwatch Read
03/03/2011 16:50:00 Arts Council needs to start looking beyond Zone 1 - and quickly Read
01/03/2011 15:26:00 Fairer constituency boundaires Read
01/03/2011 09:07:00 Question to the Prime Minister Read
28/02/2011 23:32:00 Council acts to reassure Oval parents Read
28/02/2011 19:47:00 Labour's Shadow Council Budget fails to set out a viable alternative Read
23/02/2011 07:08:00 Litter pick in Milne Park & Addington Vale Read
22/02/2011 22:03:00 Meeting with Shirley Residents' Associations Read
22/02/2011 08:31:00 Obama administration endorses Coalition's deficit reduction programme Read
21/02/2011 23:51:00 A defection that lacks credibility Read
21/02/2011 19:23:00 Who do I work for? Read
17/02/2011 21:25:00 Paying our debt to Alan Turing Read
17/02/2011 08:44:00 A multiversity for Croydon Read
16/02/2011 08:47:00 Responding to Cllr Godfrey Part 2 Read
16/02/2011 08:31:00 Conservative-controlled Croydon Council freezes Council Tax Read
14/02/2011 21:26:00 Responding to Cllr Godfrey Read
14/02/2011 21:00:00 The Big Society in Croydon Read
10/02/2011 16:29:00 Boris increases police numbers Read
10/02/2011 08:05:00 Common sense prevails on parking Read
08/02/2011 21:44:00 Reflections on the Prime Minister's speech on extremism Read
08/02/2011 08:33:00 Protection against big Council Tax increases Read
08/02/2011 08:30:00 Council listens to local residents on parking Read
07/02/2011 19:19:00 A fair deal for Croydon Council Taxpayers on asylum costs Read
04/02/2011 06:17:00 Unlocking the secrets of the Universe Read
02/02/2011 23:20:00 Keep Shirley Library open Read
01/02/2011 15:32:00 Boris and Croydon Council invest in more trams Read
01/02/2011 15:21:00 Joining the Twittersphere Read
01/02/2011 12:49:00 Making sure young people have the financial skills they need Read
31/01/2011 15:24:00 Public meeting on the future of Shirley Library Read
31/01/2011 08:51:00 Balls tries to re-write history Read
28/01/2011 22:55:00 Meeting with Residents Association Chairmen Read
25/01/2011 21:53:00 Raising the profile of radiotherapy Read
22/01/2011 17:12:00 Clearing up Addington Park Read
21/01/2011 21:37:00 Meeting with School-Home Support Read
20/01/2011 23:52:00 The architect of our problems is now in charge of Labour's economic policy Read
20/01/2011 17:20:00 Appointment to the Localism Bill Committee Read
20/01/2011 14:50:00 A visit to St Mary's Catholic High School Read
20/01/2011 12:05:00 The Government is right to replace Educational Maintenance Allowance but I have concerns about the detail Read
18/01/2011 12:57:00 Government confirms £14.5 million funding for Quest Academy Read
17/01/2011 13:50:00 Combating under-age binge drinking Read
14/01/2011 21:44:00 The importance of childminding Read
13/01/2011 14:11:00 School performance tables a damning indictment of Labour's legacy Read
12/01/2011 15:40:00 Lobbying for a fair deal for Croydon Read
11/01/2011 14:22:00 Votes for prisoners? Read
10/01/2011 17:28:00 Simon Hughes on fair access to universities: right diagnosis, wrong prescription Read
10/01/2011 14:08:00 Potential closure of Shirley Library Read
06/01/2011 20:28:00 The real face of young people in the borough Read
04/01/2011 14:10:00 Changes to parking charges and restrictions Read
01/01/2011 09:22:00 Can you help change Croydon for the better? Read
30/12/2010 21:30:00 An enforced rest Read
24/12/2010 19:29:00 Merry Christmas Read
21/12/2010 16:57:00 Improvements to South Croydon station Read
21/12/2010 16:42:00 Recycle your Christmas tree Read
21/12/2010 16:30:00 Christmas & New Year refuse and recycling collection arrangements Read
14/12/2010 16:20:00 Lobbying for Croydon schools Read
13/12/2010 21:37:00 Localism Bill will transform Britain Read
13/12/2010 11:58:00 Article on ConservativeHome Read
08/12/2010 22:37:00 Ken Clarke is right to focus on reducing re-offending but locking dangerous offenders up gets them off the streets Read
07/12/2010 09:38:00 1-0 to the En-ger-land Read
03/12/2010 18:32:00 A winter wonderland? Read
03/12/2010 14:47:00 Time to change the clocks Read
02/12/2010 18:13:00 We would have staged a great World Cup Read
30/11/2010 13:26:00 Four years ago, England would have lost this Test Read
30/11/2010 13:07:00 OBR's autumn forecast vindicates Government's economic policy Read
26/11/2010 22:49:00 This evening's public meeting on tuition fees Read
25/11/2010 18:28:00 Some good news re public transport Read
25/11/2010 16:18:00 Labour MEP says Irish crisis is proof we should have joined the Euro Read
25/11/2010 09:44:00 An improved school system can be one of this Government's legacies Read
23/11/2010 23:58:00 Striking the right balance on immigration Read
23/11/2010 23:45:00 An evening with some Ashes legends Read
22/11/2010 18:02:00 Public meeting on tuition fees Read
19/11/2010 21:00:00 Trams, planes and automobiles Read
18/11/2010 19:57:00 Addressing the sensitive issue of immigration Read
17/11/2010 23:59:00 Croydon well down Labour's list of priorities for education capital spending Read
16/11/2010 17:14:00 Regenerating Croydon Read
16/11/2010 17:03:00 Opening Edridge Road Community Health Centre Read
14/11/2010 18:30:00 A great weekend of sport Read
14/11/2010 18:20:00 Lest we forget... Read
11/11/2010 23:56:00 AGM of the Whitgift Estate Residents' Association Read
08/11/2010 23:53:00 Learning more about climate change Read
02/11/2010 07:29:00 Fire dispute: both sides need to settle their differences before this weekend Read
29/10/2010 22:07:00 Housing Benefit needs reform but the devil is in the detail Read
29/10/2010 16:01:00 Youth Parliament meets in the House of Commons Read
28/10/2010 20:06:00 Three bits of good news Read
28/10/2010 14:03:00 Visiting Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde Read
26/10/2010 08:13:00 Supporting 'Wear it pink' day Read
23/10/2010 23:22:00 An excellent response by local public services Read
20/10/2010 23:04:00 Comprehensive Spending Review is painful but necessary Read
16/10/2010 06:04:00 What has happened at Liverpool shows why we need to reform football Read
15/10/2010 18:58:00 New proposals for Ruskin Square Read
15/10/2010 01:47:00 Meeting Governor Schwarzenegger Read
13/10/2010 22:39:00 Increasing the EU budget when European governments are all having to make cuts is unacceptable Read
13/10/2010 09:04:00 Two key tests for higher tuition fees Read
10/10/2010 10:42:00 Welcome to Croydon Central PGo! Read
08/10/2010 06:06:00 Some good news for people suffering with Alzheimer's Read
07/10/2010 16:38:00 Supporting small business Read
07/10/2010 07:51:00 Proposed changes to Child Benefit Read
07/10/2010 07:33:00 Four days in Birmingham Read
01/10/2010 23:10:00 Opening Addington Heights Resource Centre Read
01/10/2010 18:29:00 Labour councillors seek to block improvements to East Croydon station Read
29/09/2010 23:24:00 Croydon Guardian reports that Andrew Pelling is attending Labour Party Conference Read
29/09/2010 23:21:00 I don't think Ed Milliband will find this very helpful Read
29/09/2010 22:39:00 A united Conservative Party in Croydon Read
29/09/2010 22:29:00 David Milliband's decision to step down from Shadow Cabinet is a major blow to Labour Read
29/09/2010 06:49:00 Fighting to keep Nestlé in Croydon Read
28/09/2010 23:07:00 The kind of thing that brings politicians into disrepute Read
27/09/2010 23:37:00 IMF report backs Government on deficit reduction Read
27/09/2010 07:54:00 Back to school Read
26/09/2010 07:17:00 Unions elect Labour's new leader Read
24/09/2010 18:11:00 Boris vs Ken Round 2 Read
14/09/2010 08:35:00 20 questions Read
13/09/2010 16:32:00 Have your say on Council planning policies Read
13/09/2010 08:07:00 Footsore but proud after this year's sponsored walk Read
10/09/2010 07:30:00 Eid Mu'ba'rak! Read
09/09/2010 23:52:00 Debating the war in Afghanistan Read
09/09/2010 23:34:00 Croydon Chamber of Commerce dinner Read
09/09/2010 15:27:00 Do you know a World War II veteran? Read
08/09/2010 18:23:00 My condolences to the Prime Minister and his family Read
06/09/2010 07:29:00 The recess is over Read
05/09/2010 11:01:00 Sponsored walk in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and Allstarz Gymnastics Club Read
29/08/2010 23:49:00 Thiruonam Aashamsakal! Read
27/08/2010 18:27:00 GCSE results vindicate Council's approach Read
27/08/2010 17:44:00 The Deputy Prime Minister comes to Croydon Read
26/08/2010 19:36:00 Deputy Prime Minister in Croydon tomorrow Read
26/08/2010 18:14:00 TfL see sense over N159 Read
26/08/2010 17:46:00 Mayday looking for non-executive director Read
23/08/2010 17:07:00 Public meeting tomorrow night Read
21/08/2010 07:10:00 A week at Mayday Read
20/08/2010 20:33:00 Pop-In Centre to stay open Read
20/08/2010 20:24:00 Crystal Palace out of administration Read
12/08/2010 19:08:00 Visit to Biggin Hill Read
07/08/2010 07:42:00 Quest Academy to open in September Read
06/08/2010 07:47:00 Intermission Read
09/07/2010 21:42:00 Help the government save money Read
07/07/2010 18:02:00 Elected to the Science & Technology Select Committee Read
07/07/2010 07:50:00 Late night sittings should be a thing of the past Read
06/07/2010 23:53:00 Opening the Turnaround Centre Read
03/07/2010 21:31:00 Friends of India event at the Oshwal Centre Read
02/07/2010 17:17:00 John Lewis at home Read
29/06/2010 23:25:00 Making the case for a fair deal for Croydon Read
28/06/2010 21:46:00 Home Secretary announces first step towards reducing net immigration Read
23/06/2010 23:35:00 Two stars of the new intake Read
22/06/2010 22:08:00 A tough Budget, but a fair and necessary one Read
20/06/2010 21:15:00 The New Addington Carnival Read
17/06/2010 22:49:00 Celebrating the contribution made by carers Read
17/06/2010 14:50:00 Charlotte Lewis is the true face of the BNP Read
15/06/2010 23:06:00 Another attempt to develop Love Lane Green Read
15/06/2010 22:18:00 Bloody Sunday Read
14/06/2010 23:47:00 Office of Budget Responsibility reveals the true state of our economy Read
11/06/2010 13:11:00 Visiting the Thames Budhist Vihara Read
11/06/2010 08:43:00 Come on England! Read
11/06/2010 08:30:00 Research finds Croydon is the third cleanest borough in London Read
09/06/2010 13:03:00 Prime Minister says he will consider previous Government's decision that all in-country asylum applications have to be made in person in Croydon Read
09/06/2010 09:42:00 Some admirable honesty from a former Minister Read
05/06/2010 08:54:00 Appearing on The Politics Show tomorrow Read
03/06/2010 08:43:00 Maiden speech Read
01/06/2010 19:40:00 Agreement in principle for CPFC2010 to buy the club and Selhurst Park Read
31/05/2010 18:25:00 The future of Crystal Palace Football Club Read
31/05/2010 07:23:00 Interview on LBC Read
29/05/2010 22:59:00 David Laws' resignation is very bad news for the coalition and for the country Read
27/05/2010 23:37:00 Elected to the executive of the 1922 Committee Read
27/05/2010 22:46:00 Service of thankgiving for Lindsay's life Read
26/05/2010 00:14:00 An end to the detention of children for immigration purposes Read
25/05/2010 23:57:00 Justice for Equitable Life policyholders Read
25/05/2010 23:39:00 Queen's Speech contains lots of welcome measures Read
25/05/2010 23:30:00 Drinks at Number 10 Read
23/05/2010 23:23:00 East London Line extension is great news for Croydon Read
21/05/2010 17:10:00 Andrew Lansley honours election pledge to scrap NHS London plans to downgrade Mayday Read
20/05/2010 22:25:00 Canning and Clyde Road Residents Association AGM Read
20/05/2010 22:19:00 Swearing in Read
18/05/2010 22:18:00 Electing the Speaker Read
17/05/2010 21:44:00 Croydon Art Society Exhibition Read
14/05/2010 19:14:00 Remembering David Squibb Read
14/05/2010 09:37:00 Interested in working for me? Read
14/05/2010 06:50:00 Croydon's new Mayor Read
13/05/2010 21:57:00 Details of coaltion agreement published Read
13/05/2010 07:34:00 Bank of England Governor backs coalition's deficit reducation plan Read
12/05/2010 22:43:00 Laying Lindsay to rest Read
11/05/2010 23:22:00 A day I have worked for for 13 years Read
11/05/2010 06:33:00 One further thought at the Parliamentary arithmetic Read
10/05/2010 23:28:00 Some first day Read
07/05/2010 20:31:00 Conservatives retain control of Croydon Council and win first council seat in New Addington for over 40 years Read
07/05/2010 19:50:00 What happens next? Read
07/05/2010 11:07:00 So this is what it's like to be an MP Read
07/05/2010 10:47:00 Thank you Read
06/05/2010 21:57:00 Some of the crowd are on the pitch, they think it's all over...it is now Read
05/05/2010 22:52:00 And finally... Read
05/05/2010 21:51:00 The choice at this election Read
05/05/2010 21:45:00 Wednesday 5th May - 1 day to polling day Read
04/05/2010 23:03:00 Tuesday 4th May - 2 days to polling day Read
04/05/2010 07:19:00 Monday 3rd May - 3 days to polling day Read
02/05/2010 21:46:00 Sunday 2nd May - 4 days to polling day Read
01/05/2010 23:54:00 A sign of desperation Read
01/05/2010 23:30:00 Saturday 1st May - 5 days to polling day Read
30/04/2010 23:19:00 Friday 30th April - 6 days to polling day Read
30/04/2010 11:58:00 You call this "doing politics differently"? Read
30/04/2010 00:10:00 Thursday 29th April - 7 days to polling day Read
28/04/2010 23:47:00 Wednesday 28th April - 8 days to polling day Read
28/04/2010 23:15:00 More unpleasantness from the Pelling camp Read
28/04/2010 08:12:00 Tuesday 27th April - 9 days to polling day Read
26/04/2010 23:29:00 You know you're achieving cut-through when... Read
25/04/2010 21:25:00 Sunday 25th April - 11 days to polling day Read
24/04/2010 23:02:00 Saturday 24th April - 12 days to polling day Read
24/04/2010 22:36:00 Shadow Health Secretary pledges to scrap NHS London proposals to downgrade Mayday and supports hyper-acute stroke unit Read
23/04/2010 23:12:00 Friday 23rd April - 13 days to polling day Read
23/04/2010 06:37:00 Thursday 22nd April - 14 days to polling day Read
18/04/2010 10:38:00 Saturday 17th April - 19 days to polling day Read
16/04/2010 23:39:00 Friday 16th April - 20 days to polling day Read
16/04/2010 08:04:00 Andrew Pelling says he will never re-take the Conservative Whip Read
15/04/2010 23:59:00 Thursday 15th April - 21 days to polling day Read
14/04/2010 22:39:00 Wednesday 14th April - 22 days to polling day Read
13/04/2010 22:30:00 Tuesday 13th April - 23 days to polling day Read
12/04/2010 22:57:00 Monday 12th April - 24 days to polling day Read
11/04/2010 22:58:00 Sunday 11th April - 25 polling day Read
10/04/2010 23:54:00 Saturday 10th April - 26 days to polling day Read
09/04/2010 21:51:00 Friday 9th April - 27 days to polling day Read
08/04/2010 22:35:00 Thursday 8th April - 28 days to polling day Read
08/04/2010 09:51:00 Judge us by our actions, not our promises Read
07/04/2010 21:43:00 Wednesday 7th April - 29 days to polling day Read
06/04/2010 23:48:00 Tuesday 6th April - 30 days to polling day Read
06/04/2010 11:08:00 Gordon Brown finally fires the starting gun Read
02/04/2010 14:07:00 Rest in peace Lindsay Read
01/04/2010 21:52:00 A taste of Little Siberia Read
30/03/2010 13:29:00 Andrew Pelling confirms he is standing as an independent Read
26/03/2010 22:17:00 Andrew Pelling's election agent questions my integrity - and council officers' competence Read
22/03/2010 10:38:00 Have your say on what improvements you want made to Lloyd Park, Milne Park/Addington Vale and South Norwood Country Park Read
21/03/2010 08:08:00 A chance encounter speaks volumes about the state of the Labour Party today Read
19/03/2010 16:10:00 Remembering John Whitgift Read
17/03/2010 22:49:00 How my campaign is funded Read
17/03/2010 17:14:00 Labour propose cutting Council's community safety budget by nearly half a million pounds Read
16/03/2010 21:30:00 Still waiting for an answer Gerry Read
13/03/2010 21:32:00 Opening of phase 2 of Addiscombe Railway Park Read
02/03/2010 09:43:00 A fair deal for New Addington Read
02/03/2010 08:34:00 Inaugural Weatherill Lecture next Monday Read
28/02/2010 22:32:00 Happy anniversary Bangladeshi Welfare Association! Read
25/02/2010 22:39:00 First hustings meeting of the campaign Read
24/02/2010 21:14:00 Labour MP has a pop at Croydon Read
24/02/2010 12:34:00 Croydon Police Open Day Read
23/02/2010 22:01:00 Best Bar None Read
22/02/2010 22:06:00 David Cameron publishes planning policies Read
22/02/2010 14:41:00 Average council rent to increase by less than 1 per cent Read
22/02/2010 14:30:00 Lowest ever Council Tax increase Read
19/02/2010 17:41:00 MP attacks Council's efforts to get more cops for Croydon Read
18/02/2010 14:09:00 Two stories that show why we need change Read
15/02/2010 17:04:00 David Cameron appeals to people who have never voted Conservative before Read
09/02/2010 21:55:00 John Lewis comes to Croydon Read
09/02/2010 07:13:00 Public question time on crime in Shirley Read
03/02/2010 23:39:00 Free parking in our district centres Read
31/01/2010 22:43:00 Litter pick in South Norwood Country Park Read
29/01/2010 06:48:00 Resurfacing Parkway Read
27/01/2010 22:28:00 A remarkable lady Read
13/01/2010 18:20:00 Croydon LINk Read
13/01/2010 17:43:00 Potholes Read
12/01/2010 19:27:00 Council launches campaign for more police Read
09/01/2010 07:38:00 Public question time on crime in Woodside and South Norwood Read
08/01/2010 18:02:00 Improving Ashburton Park Read
07/01/2010 22:15:00 Application to demolish The Beehive pub, Woodside Green refused Read
07/01/2010 17:49:00 Winners of ‘Parks to be proud of’ announced Read
06/01/2010 22:49:00 What we've learnt from today Read
04/01/2010 20:21:00 A year for change Read
04/01/2010 08:03:00 The truth about public transport fares Read
03/01/2010 21:52:00 A quite incredible claim Read
02/01/2010 11:46:00 Recycle your Christmas tree Read
01/01/2010 21:16:00 Happy New Year! Read
31/12/2009 20:45:00 A well deserved honour Read
23/12/2009 12:01:00 Application to demolish The Beehive pub, Woodside Green Read
23/12/2009 10:41:00 Merry Christmas (and don't forget the changes to refuse and recycling collection days over Christmas and the New Year) Read
22/12/2009 11:56:00 Wintery weather Read
16/12/2009 23:51:00 Council invests £300,000 to improve New Addington Pool Read
09/12/2009 23:22:00 Pree Budget Report fails the test Read
08/12/2009 17:11:00 Welcome Greta! Read
07/12/2009 23:03:00 Getting more police on our streets Read
05/12/2009 07:33:00 The Croydon Central Conservatives team Read
04/12/2009 23:58:00 Candidate selections in Fieldway, New Addington and Woodside Read
26/11/2009 08:00:00 International Violence Against Women Day Read
23/11/2009 15:12:00 Congratulations Adam! Read
23/11/2009 14:56:00 Parks to be proud of Read
23/11/2009 14:15:00 Litter pick in Threehalfpenny Wood Read
22/11/2009 15:18:00 Further selection news Read
20/11/2009 14:39:00 Public meeting in New Addington on crime and anti-social behaviour next Tuesday Read
20/11/2009 14:37:00 Litter pick in Threehalfpenny Wood tomorrow Read
19/11/2009 09:26:00 An evening with some Lions legends Read
19/11/2009 08:52:00 Evening Standard story full of inaccuracies Read
19/11/2009 08:18:00 Inter-faith commitment Read
17/11/2009 23:59:00 William Hague comes to Croydon Read
16/11/2009 22:39:00 Operation Minstead arrest Read
15/11/2009 18:01:00 Congratulations Badsha! Read
14/11/2009 22:09:00 A different way to choose the next MP for Croydon Central Read
13/11/2009 23:18:00 Selecting my replacement Read
10/11/2009 23:10:00 Congratulations Jason! Read
08/11/2009 13:56:00 BNP mar Remembrance Day commemorations Read
07/11/2009 07:12:00 BBC London news picks up on UK Border Agency story Read
03/11/2009 12:17:00 Council launches crackdown on litter and flytipping Read
20/10/2009 22:02:00 Action to tackle under-age drinking in New Addington Read
15/10/2009 22:25:00 UK Border Agency decision places an unfair burden on Croydon Read
12/09/2009 08:17:00 Sponsored walk in aid of Help for Heroes Read
27/07/2009 07:04:00 A new arrival Read
17/07/2009 21:17:00 The true face of the BNP Read
16/07/2009 22:16:00 Victory for Addiscombe residents Read
01/07/2009 13:55:00 "You politicians are all the same" Read
18/06/2009 19:17:00 Standing down from Croydon Council Read
13/06/2009 23:36:00 The truth about cuts Read
09/06/2009 21:31:00 Making young offenders repair some of the damage they have done Read
08/06/2009 08:39:00 A depressing day for our democracy Read
07/06/2009 07:02:00 Social action team cleans up Shirley Hills Read
01/06/2009 09:50:00 Cleaning up Love Lane Green Read
23/05/2009 07:45:00 BNP leaflet is not all it seems Read
21/05/2009 23:42:00 Victory for the Gurkhas Read
21/05/2009 23:04:00 Mayoral dinner Read
18/05/2009 22:04:00 David Cameron calls for a General Election to be held as soon as possible Read
12/05/2009 22:15:00 "It was all within the rules" is not an excuse Read
10/05/2009 00:21:00 Social action team out in Fieldway Read
05/05/2009 23:02:00 Public question time on crime in Addiscombe Read
04/05/2009 14:14:00 Improving our roads Read
30/04/2009 20:50:00 Whoops! Read
29/04/2009 23:12:00 Honouring our debt to the Gurkhas Read
28/04/2009 15:25:00 Boris defends my honour Read
25/04/2009 10:08:00 A dishonest Budget Read
24/04/2009 21:44:00 Exhibition of plans for Wellesley Road and Park Lane Read
22/04/2009 21:17:00 Who thought this was a good idea? Read
10/04/2009 09:00:00 Keep hyper-acute stroke service local Read
09/04/2009 16:13:00 The unpleasant side of politics Read
04/04/2009 20:12:00 Clearing up the woods that back onto Shrublands Read
27/03/2009 16:11:00 Bad news for rail passengers Read
26/03/2009 22:06:00 Honouring our servicemen and women Read
28/02/2009 21:17:00 Cleaning up South Norwood Country Park Read
25/02/2009 23:24:00 My thoughts are with David and Samantha Cameron Read
24/02/2009 23:12:00 If only more people came to Council meetings Read
24/02/2009 09:12:00 Croydon Central Conservatives win national campaigning award Read
23/02/2009 08:17:00 Brown vs Branson Read
19/02/2009 08:45:00 The blame game Read
16/02/2009 08:58:00 Lowest Council Tax increase for seven years Read
13/02/2009 07:43:00 Waddon residents reject Labour's negative campaigning Read
24/01/2009 18:24:00 Clearing up Long Lane Wood Read
22/01/2009 07:26:00 Just how much debt is Gordon Brown getting us all into? Read
21/01/2009 22:41:00 Labour candidate lets the cat out of the bag Read
19/01/2009 22:36:00 Addiscombe residents united in opposition to Menta application Read
01/01/2009 21:22:00 A sad start to the New Year Read
07/11/2008 12:23:00 Council publishes revised proposals to transform standards in our secondary schools - Addington High to stay open Read
25/10/2008 06:05:00 Love Lane Green Read
23/10/2008 23:49:00 New play area in South Norwood Country Park Read
22/10/2008 07:35:00 Protecting the character of the town Read
20/10/2008 17:53:00 Labour councillor insults City workers Read
18/10/2008 21:07:00 A father/son rite of passage Read
12/10/2008 17:19:00 Honouring our servicemen and women Read
11/10/2008 17:30:00 Clearing up Shirley Hills Read
09/10/2008 23:06:00 Recognising excellence Read
08/10/2008 20:50:00 Making Croydon safe for all Read
01/10/2008 20:44:00 A man with a plan Read
14/09/2008 22:52:00 That wasn't too bad Read
09/09/2008 22:14:00 New education and community centre in New Addington Read
09/09/2008 11:39:00 Parliamentary Ombudsman’s report into the Government’s handling of Equitable Life Read
12/08/2008 16:12:00 A big thank you... Read
28/07/2008 17:53:00 Yet more planning madness Read
25/07/2008 21:49:00 A severe case of amnesia Read
18/07/2008 16:18:00 If you can't win, change the rules Read
17/07/2008 10:30:00 Conservative Party publishes frontbench MPs’ expenses Read
16/07/2008 15:46:00 A revealing aside Read
14/07/2008 18:54:00 Boris upgrades Tramlink service on Beckenham Junction and Elmers End routes Read
09/07/2008 16:47:00 Tribunal decision beggars belief Read
07/07/2008 12:13:00 Action on fuel prices Read
01/07/2008 23:29:00 Protecting our borders Read
23/06/2008 23:21:00 A clear difference on school standards Read
13/06/2008 21:26:00 Irish no vote should be the end of the European Constitution Read
10/06/2008 10:23:00 Labour councillors out of tune with parents' aspirations...and their own Government Read
09/06/2008 23:06:00 Transforming secondary education in Croydon Read
19/05/2008 09:11:00 The results of the GLA elections in Croydon Central Read
01/04/2008 18:32:00 Celebrating the designation of the East India Estate Conservation Area Read
28/03/2008 15:49:00 Now this is a great ad Read
26/03/2008 21:56:00 Victory for Addiscombe residents Read
22/03/2008 18:01:00 And that’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic? Read
22/03/2008 17:43:00 Boris comes to Croydon Read
19/03/2008 23:01:00 Who’s to blame for fear of crime? Read
17/03/2008 22:15:00 A new colleague Read
16/03/2008 15:00:00 Not all politics is like The West Wing… Read
13/03/2008 23:59:00 Good news re 40-42 Elgin Road Read
12/03/2008 22:58:00 A Budget full of bad news Read
08/03/2008 14:45:00 A candidate is never off duty (and neither is a parent) Read
07/03/2008 16:42:00 Planning madness part 2 Read
06/03/2008 14:38:00 Meeting with David Cameron Read
28/02/2008 23:53:00 Planning madness Read
28/02/2008 23:11:00 A strong voice for all our communities Read
23/02/2008 07:43:00 Save Addington police station Read
18/02/2008 10:24:00 Lessons from New York Read
14/02/2008 09:44:00 A hard act to follow Read
14/02/2008 09:01:00 Selected! Read
     
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