Croydon Children’s Services


As elections loom, what kind of Croydon do you want?

Posted on November 17th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. No Comments

UKIP candidate Michael Swadling sets out his priorities for next year’s local elections

After the snap election this year, you could be forgiven for being pretty fed up with politics and elections. In 2018, for the fourth straight year, Croydon will be returning to the polls – this time, for the local elections.

Whilst we’ve probably all had enough of voting for a while, these local … Read More »



The council must take responsibility for the children’s services debacle

Posted on October 5th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 3 comments

The verdict is damning, and there isn’t much ambiguity over where the buck stops

There’s not been much good news for Croydon lately. The latest in a long list of bad news to be laid at our council’s door is the assessment by Ofsted inspectors that Croydon’s children’s services have failed on all counts.

From the failure to deal with flytipping through delays to the Fairfield … Read More »