Last Saturday I arranged a litter pick in Ashburton Park and we were joined by lots of marvellous folk who helped out. Several bags were collected and it was agreed with the Council that they would pick up those bags that same day. This is the norm with such community litter picks.
Whilst out delivering a few leaflets in New Addington North for the Council by-election there, I came across a poster on one of the residents notice boards for Croydon Works - a scheme set up by the Council for recruitment, apprenticeships and training.
Earlier in the month I wrote to the Minister of State for Local Government, Eddie Hughes MP, to ask him what recourse Local Authorities had to sanction councillors found to be in breach of the Members Code of Conduct.
As a consequence of the Labour Council bankrupting Croydon due to their financial incompetence, the Council is being forced to borrow £150 million over the next 3 years just to fill the gap in their revenue expenditure. Normally one would expect the Council to borrow money to invest in and improv
Tonight all Croydon Councillors will be called upon to vote on a budget put forward by the Labour administration that bankrupted our town. It will be a sober moment, one that calls for calm heads and puts the people of Croydon first.
It is a very sad day for residents in Croydon and a particularly sad day for any residents living in the borough who are in receipt of adult social care services for it is these residents who are going to be disproportionately impacted by this budget. It is these residents who are unable to care