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Croydon elections to the UK Youth Parliament

Posted on March 10th, by Liberty Martin in Politics & Society. No Comments

What’s in the manifesto? Liberty Martin talks to Croydon Youth representatives, Jonelle Awomoyi and Kofi O. Frimpong

“Democracy is a very, very precious thing because it changes things in a peaceful way”, declared Council Leader Tony Newman before announcing the long-awaited results for the 2016 Croydon UK Youth Parliament elections on Friday 12th February.

Thousands of young Croydonians took part in a democratic process this February … Read More »

The Public Gallery: When is an endorsement not an endorsement?

Posted on September 25th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 6 comments

Boris, a Black livetweet and a brush with controversy as Barwell joins battle for Croydon Central

So who endorsed Gavin Barwell this week?

Gavin Barwell’s campaign launch on Monday was a glitzy, well-put-together affair. Tory operatives were milling around the refurbished Arnhem Gallery in matching blue t-shirts. The blue in question is a pleasing, light shade with a hint of green – no prizes … Read More »