Print archive: Summer 2016 – Crexit

Posted on September 7th, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Politics & Society. No Comments

A bumper edition of the Citizen explores the case for and against breaking up the EU, and then Croydon itself. Plus, a Croydon Tech City supplement


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Brexit: a brighter future for a great town

Posted on July 25th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. 14 comments

Fed up with doomsaying and wanting to respond to concerns about Brexit, Leave campaigner Michael Swadling offers some optimism, and reflects on the referendum in Croydon

The 23rd June was a great day for British democracy. The people stood up against all sides of the establishment and voted to make a fundamental change to our constitution, once again making Britain a sovereign state.

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Croydon didn’t vote the way you think it did on Europe

Posted on July 21st, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 6 comments

Robert Ward dives into the voting data from the EU referendum, and finds Croydon bucked some expectations

The EU referendum was divisive. How could it to be otherwise? We were asked a very tough question. The divisiveness was certainly not helped by wilful misinterpretation and stretching of the truth by both sides, but the good news is that voters thought hard and voted in large numbers.

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Staying in the EU is all about control

Posted on February 29th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 14 comments

Robert Ward isn’t sure how he’ll vote in the EU referendum yet, but he knows what issues will determine his choice

We now know how our three Croydon MPs will vote in the forthcoming referendum on our EU membership. They all plan to vote for us to remain, although Chris Philp does so somewhat reluctantly.

None of the three are old enough … Read More »