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Over 100 come to Back Barwell for 2015
21/07/2014  
On Saturday 19th July, over 100 volunteers from across the country travelled to Croydon to back the campaign to re-elect Gavin Barwell as the Member of Parliament for Croydon Central at next year’s General Election. With the election less than 300 days away,..  .........  Read whole story

Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
16/07/2014  
1,871 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in June. That's down 186 or 9.0 per cent in the last month and 1,000 or 34.8 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is even better...  .........  Read whole story

Third annual summer school for Croydon students
15/07/2014  
On Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th July 2014, 40 politics students from secondary schools in Croydon visited the Houses of Parliament for a once in a lifetime experience at the heart of British democratic life. They were given a tour of the Palace of Westminster,..  .........  Read whole story

Former Ashburton Library future in turmoil due to Council bungling
09/07/2014  
Gavin Barwell, Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, has met with angry members of a local church charity whose plans to renovate the dilapidated former Ashburton Library building have been scuppered by the Labour administration now in charge of Croydon Council. The much-loved building in Ash..  .........  Read whole story

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
30/06/2014  
Croydon Council is consulting on introducing a 'Selective Licensing' scheme for private rented accommodation. Despite the title, there’s nothing selective about it. Every private landlord in the borough would have to pay £200 a year to the Council for the privilege of renting out a property...  .........  Read whole story

Illegal rave at former Royal Mail building next to East Croydon station
15/06/2014  
Just after 9pm last night, police attended the former Royal Mail building next to East Croydon station after receiving information that a rave was going to take place. They found an estimated 200 people inside the building and a further 200-300 outside waiting to gain entry...  .........  Read whole story

Unemployment falls in Croydon yet again
12/06/2014  
2,057 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in May. That's down 33 or 1.6 per cent in the last month and 934 or 31.2 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is even better...  .........  Read whole story

Reflections on the council election results
23/05/2014  
First, my commiserations to my colleagues who stood for election yesterday in wards we hoped to win but were not successful, in particular Tony Harris, Simon Hoar, Adam Kellett and Tony Pearson who were hard-working local councillors;..  .........  Read whole story

Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
14/05/2014  
2,088 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in April. That's down 120 or 5.4 per cent in the last month and 1.019 or 32.8 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is even better...  .........  Read whole story

Latest figures show unemployment in Croydon Central has fallen yet again
17/04/2014  
2,208 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in February. That's down 70 or 3.1 per cent in the last month and 968 or 30.4 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is even better...  .........  Read whole story

 
     
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