Croydon Constitutionalist Mike Swadling writes in the Croydon Citizen about a local society and the need to be able to differ for the benefit of society.
“Debating societies are designed to test your skills in truly understanding a different view”
Mike Swadling asks – Where does the council spend its money and Do we get value for it? In the Croydon Citizen – https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/taxing-conversations-croydon/
As part of his acceptance speech at the local election count last month, Tony Newman suggested within the council’s powers, they do just that. The new council wants to create “a living wage borough, not just a living wage council”. Michael Swadling writes in the Croydon Citizen about the folly of this plan. https://thecroydoncitizen.com/economics-business/priced-croydon-job-market/
Comments on the Facebook post give an interesting insight into the lack of awareness of the downside of minimum wage policies.
Following our public meeting on 24 May Chris Philp MP and London Assembly Member David Kurten. Michael Swadling has written about the meeting and our ongoing campaign in Croydon – https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/two-years-on-and-brexit-is-still-going-strong/.
Croydon’s Surrey Street Market is in trouble, and the free market can save it. Mike Swadling writes in the Croydon Citizen – https://thecroydoncitizen.com/economics-business/can-surrey-street-survive-help-council/
Mike Swadling writes in the Croydon Citizen about the positive steps the Council are taking to Liberalise Croydon’s night-time economy and further steps they could take - https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/liberalising-croydons-night-time-economy/