The importance of Croydon Central as a key marginal for Labour was underlined by the visit to Addiscombe by the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls. On Bank Holiday Monday, Ed took time out from his campaign, to help elect Sarah Jones as MP for Croydon Central, to spend time talking to … Continue reading
Since 1918, when women aged 30 or over got the vote, Croydon has never returned a female MP to the House of Commons. Instead, in the last 97 years, Croydon has returned 27 men to represent us in Parliament. Will 2015 be the year Croydon catches up with much of the modern world and elects a woman to represent us all in parliament?
Sarah Jones is the first woman with a realistic chance of being elected to Parliament and you can find out more about her at Sarah Jones website for 2015 General Election.
The name of the men who have represented Croydon are at Elected MPs for Croydon from 1918. Info from http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Ccommons6.htm
Addiscombe Councillors have thrown their support behind the campaign launched by Sarah Jones, candidate for Croydon Central, and Steve Reed, MP for Croydon North, to get East, West, and South Croydon Stations moved from Zone 5 to Zone 4. Over the last few years a number of stations in London, … Continue reading
Local Ashburton Ward Councillors and Sarah Jones, Labour’s candidate for Croydon Central, have organised a public consultation evening on the future of old Ashburton Library, and residents of Addiscombe, Woodside and Ashburton Wards have been invited to attend. It starts at 7pm on Monday 24th November 2014 at Oasis Park … Continue reading