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Charity walk for local cancer help centre
On Sunday 11th October Gavin Barwell, Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, will be leading his annual sponsored walk around the border of his constituency – a total of around 18 miles - in aid of the South East Croydon Help Centre,..  .........  Read whole story

Success as Monks Hill Group gains access to community centre
A community group based in Monks Hill is celebrating today after finally getting access to a new, purpose-built community centre. The Monks Hill Over 50s Club’s previous home in the Edgecoombe Community Centre was closed in 2012 and a new facility constructed next to The Quest Academy,..  .........  Read whole story

Re-elected, but only just
This morning, I was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, winning by just 165 votes . A huge thank you to everyone who voted for me. Representing my home town in Parliament has been the greatest honour of my life...  .........  Read whole story

Local people are backing Barwell
Local people are backing Gavin Barwell to continue as our MP. They value his track record over the last five years and back him to be the strong voice for Croydon that we need. You can read what they have to say here or watch them explain why they're backing Barwell in their own words:   .........  Read whole story

Negative, personal politics from Croydon Labour
I’ve been sent this by a member of UNITE, who was disgusted by it. There are important issues at stake in this election. We should be concentrating on setting out our record and competing visions for the future of this country and critiquing our opponents’ policies,..  .........  Read whole story

Government provides £21.25 million for a new A&E Department at Croydon University Hospital
The NHS Trust Development Authority has today approved plans for a new £21.25 million state-of-the-art Emergency Department at Croydon University Hospital. Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health,..  .........  Read whole story

1,521 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in February. That's down 8 or 0.5 per cent in the last month and 757 or 33.2 per cent on
1,521 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in February. That's down 8 or 0.5 per cent in the last month and 757 or 33.2 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is mixed...  .........  Read whole story

A big step on the road from austerity to prosperity
Each year I do a blog on the Budget summarising the latest data about how our economy is doing and the Chancellor’s key announcements. How is our economy performing? In the last year our economy has grown faster than any other major advanced economy in the world - seven times faster than Fr..  .........  Read whole story

Wallington Grammar School and Avanti schools trust given permission to open new schools in Croydon
The Prime Minister has today announced two new free schools in Croydon. ‪Free schools are set up by teachers, parents and community groups and tend to raise the performance of those around them...  .........  Read whole story

Home Secretary Theresa May backs Barwell
Theresa May, the Home Secretary, came to Croydon on 7th March 2015 and join a huge team out campaigning for Gavin Barwell MP. She commented: "Gavin is a fantastic local Member of Parliament. But he doesn't just work hard in Croydon for his constituents,..  .........  Read whole story

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