Croydon Central MP responds to Living Wage criticism

Posted on November 19th, by Gavin Barwell in Politics & Society. No Comments

Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell responds to Cllr Jamie Audsley’s article on winning “the REAL Living Wage!”

I read Cllr Jamie Audsley’s article about the living wage with interest. I share his passion to end poverty pay in Croydon – and not just in Croydon, throughout our country. However, I found his article both partisan and over-simplistic.

Let’s deal with the accusation of partisanship first. Despite … Read More »

Let the EVF show the world how unpleasant they are

Posted on July 23rd, by Gavin Barwell in Politics & Society. 49 comments

Gavin Barwell, MP for Croydon Central, joins his colleagues in the north and south of the borough in condemning the EVF’s demonstration in Croydon

The English Volunteer Force (EVF) has applied to stage a demonstration in Croydon on 27th July.

On their website, they describe themselves as “patriotic street resistance that predominantly stands against Islam”.  It goes without saying that there is nothing remotely patriotic … Read More »