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Unemployment continues to fall in Croydon
1,741 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) in September. That's down 66 or nearly 4.0 per cent in the last month and 837 or 32.5 per cent on a year ago. The news regarding youth unemployment is nearly as good...  .........  Read whole story

Annual 18-mile charity walk
On Sunday 5th October Gavin Barwell, Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, will be doing his annual sponsored walk around the border of his constituency – a total of around 18 miles - in aid of the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre,..  .........  Read whole story

Launching Gavin's re-election campaign
Last night I formally launched my re-election campaign. There were presentations from: - John Burton from Westfield; - Jonny Rose from Croydon Tech City; - Eliza Rebeiro from Lives Not Knives; - Maureen Martin,..  .........  Read whole story

Unemployment in Croydon Central falls yet again
I had a hectic day yesterday and missed the publication of the labour market data for August. It showed that 1,807 of my constituents claimed Job Seekers Allowance (JSA). That's down 50 or 2.7 per cent in the last month and 660 or 24.7 per cent on a year ago. Of the 1,807 Croydon Central resid..  .........  Read whole story

25th September: Tenant Tax public meeting
The National Landlords Association (NLA) has invited Croydon Council to a meeting to justify proposals that could increase rents and diminish the availability of housing in the area. The invitation comes after the council began consulting on proposals to extend its property licensing scheme to al..  .........  Read whole story

A vision for Croydon
Croydon could be one of the best places in the country to live. We’re part of the greatest city in the world, yet on the edge of the beautiful North Downs countryside. It’s cheaper to live or run a business here than in most other parts of London. We have amazing transport links to central..  .........  Read whole story

600 tour Parliament with Gavin Barwell MP
Gavin Barwell, Member of Parliament for Croydon Central, has been spending any free time he has giving residents tours of the Houses of Parliament. Gavin has done hundreds of tours since being elected in May 2010,..  .........  Read whole story

Achievements since 2010
I have been your MP since 2010. Below are just a few of the things I've done for Croydon in that time. If you would like to ask me anything, or if you need any help, then please do not hesitate to get in touch...  .........  Read whole story

Travellers leave waste on John Ruskin Playing Field
Travellers have left a huge amount of waste in John Ruskin Playing Field just off Oaks Road in the Heathfield ward of my constituency. This is yet another green space in Croydon that has been the victim of colossal fly-tipping by a group of travellers that were pitched here a few days ago. We..  .........  Read whole story

Would you like to visit the Houses of Parliament?
As your local MP, I spend Mondays to Thursdays working in one of the country's most beautiful buildings. But the Palace of Westminster isn't just for MPs - it is your Parliament. That's why I'm writing to offer the chance for me to give you a guided tour of the building...  .........  Read whole story

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