‘Spend Croydon’s money on fixing potholes not sculptures’ – Croydon Advertiser and Croydon Guardian

“Members of a group which campaigns for lower taxes and an end to wasteful government spending will be in Croydon town centre on Saturday.
The Taxpayers’ Alliance are due to pitch up in the High Street campaigning for lower taxes and against government waste.”

Full Croydon Advertiser article https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/spend-croydons-money-fixing-potholes-1910633

Croydon Advertiser Facebook Page wuth great comments https://www.facebook.com/114339615299800/posts/1840508142682930/

Croydon Guardian http://www.croydonguardian.co.uk/news/16444976.taxpayers-alliance-to-set-up-stall-in-croydon/

Being priced out of the Croydon job market – Croydon Citizen

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.