Croydon Trade Union Council


Who stole Croydon Town Hall?

Posted on September 20th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

A new book explains why ‘cabinet’ government by councils is the end of local democracy as we know it

Over the last year, there has been growing realisation within both the local Conservative and Labour parties that the executive leader and cabinet system for running Croydon Council has major flaws. The key question is whether either party will include in their local election promises next year a … Read More »



Is it growth for all or for developers’ profits?

Posted on November 17th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

What will Croydon’s Growth Plan deliver?

The provision of skilled jobs, decent wages, affordable housing, the creation of a decent environment and greater democratic engagement are the challenges facing the people of Croydon over the next four years.

In the view of the Labour administration elected in May 2014, this will be achieved through its newly adopted Growth for the Prosperity for All; Growth Plan & … Read More »



Croydon Assembly: building a campaign for Croydon residents’ real needs

Posted on November 3rd, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Sean Creighton anticipates the inaugural meeting of the Croydon Assembly, committed to working for real change locally

With a general election due in May next year, Croydon Trade Union Council (CTUC) believes it is time to fight back against the attacks on the standard of living of the majority of Croydonians and the running down of services they need to use, and against the obsession … Read More »