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Croydon welcomes chancellor’s £7m growth zone budget announcement

Posted on March 30th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

According to a Croydon Council statement, a £7m cash injection from the Chancellor of Exchequer might help to create more jobs and homes for Croydonians.

Release begins: Croydon has cautiously welcomed a £7m cash injection for its growth zone announced by the Chancellor in the 18th May budget.

The government funding will go towards helping the council put in place proposals for the Croydon metropolitan centre which … Read More »

The challenges facing Labour in Croydon

Posted on June 3rd, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Sean Creighton examines the key issues for Croydon’s incoming Labour administration

As the party now in control of Croydon Council with a substantial majority of 10 seats, Labour is faced with a set of serious challenges and a commitment to develop a new approach to running the council with more openness and transparency. It has several new councillors who may not have had previous experience of being … Read More »