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                                                                                                               February 2010

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!                                                                           NEWS IN BRIEF
Jason Hadden,                                                                               Green supports Jason
Conservative                                                                                                Karen Moran, a former

                                                                                                                                        Promoted by Justin Cromie on behalf of Croydon North Conservative Association, both at 161, Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JP
Parliamentary Candidate                                                                                     Green Parliamentary
for Croydon North has,                                                                                      Candidate for
following public support,                                                                                   Beckenham, has
launched a major anti-                                                                                      jumped ship
crime campaign across                                                                                       and joined the
the constituency.                                                                                           Conservative Party.

                                                                                                                                                                   Printed by OPT Complete Print Solutions Ltd, 58 Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2LA.
                                                                                                            Karen said: “The
Jason’s ‘Enough is                                                                          Conservative Party has changed and
Enough’ campaign,                                                                           Jason Hadden embodies that change.
supported by posters in                                                                     That’s why I am delighted to pledge
over 200 shops, calls for                                                                   my support for him and his campaign
less paperwork for police                                                                   to be the next MP for Croydon North.”
officers - to allow more
police on the streets - and   fight against crime and       officers. This is far less      She added: “Why waste a vote voting
proper transparency on        anti-social behaviour.        than some boroughs with         for the Greens when you can vote for
criminal sentences.                                         significantly less crime.       change by supporting Jason?”
Jason is concerned that       Residents and businesses
some violent offenders        are being urged to sign a     Jason says “I’d urge all
are being let off with        petition - online, by text,   residents to get behind                         Live on air!
cautions and prisoners are    or by filling out postcards   this call to the Mayor.”                          Jason Hadden
being released from jail      at libraries - which the                                                        recently helped set
before minimum terms          council will present to       To sign the petition, text                        up a free pro bono
are served. Jason said:       Mayor of London, Boris        MORE POLICE, followed                             legal advice centre
“Under Labour, too many       Johnson, on behalf of the     by your name, first line                          at London Bridge to
offenders just seem to        people of Croydon.            of your address and                               help people who can
get away with it. It’s time                                 postcode to 60660.                                not afford a lawyer
things changed.”              Although Croydon is the                                       and is also the radio lawyer on LBC
                              largest London borough,       Alternatively log on            97.3, each Monday night providing
Jason is also supporting      and a major transport         to             free legal advice to the listeners of
Croydon Council’s             hub and retail centre         uk/morepolice to sign           London
campaign to get more          with a large night-time       online or fill in a postcard,
police officers on            economy, it has only          which can be found at           Visit Jason’s website for the latest
Croydon’s streets in order    been allocated the eighth     all Croydon libraries. You      news at
to boost the borough’s        highest number of police      won’t need a stamp.

  Your local team                                       Akram                    Kai                Sohail               Jason

Akram Khan, Kai Pokawa, Sohail Qureshi
Tel 020 8665 1202

and Jason Hadden
Parliamentary Candidate for Croydon North
Tel 020 8665 1202
Recycling rate doubles to 36%                                                                                                            GRETA BACKS TORIES

Last year Croydon                           this level of recycling in                                                                   Councillor Greta Sohoye has
achieved a recycling rate                   the 12 years they were in                                                                    announced her resignation from
of over 36%, compared                       charge of the Borough.                                                                       the Labour Group on Croydon
to a pathetic 16% when                                                                                                                   Council and said she was delighted
Labour was in power.         In addition, street-cleaning                                                                                to be joining the Conservatives.
                             in our area has been
All of Croydon North now improved and all blocks                                                                                         Cllr Sohoye, who has represented the
has green garden waste,      of flats in Thornton Heath                                                                                  nearby Bensham Manor Ward since
cardboard and plastic        will be getting recycling                                                                                   2002, said “I have for some time been
bottle recycling collection. facilities by March.                                                                                        considering my position in the Labour
In contrast, the previous                                                                Fly-tipping is another                          Group. I believe the Conservative
Labour administration        Conservative Action Team                                    concern residents have                          Party has changed and is a party that
only rolled this out in      Member Sohail Qureshi                                       reported to us. Sohail                          welcomes, and provides opportunity,
a couple of small areas      says “If your blocks                                        says “Over the next                             to all sectors of the Community. I
as a pilot project. The      of flats have not got                                       few months we will be                           contrast this with my own experience
Conservatives have made recycling facilities or your                                     working with the Police to                      within the Labour Group, where ethnic
this permanent, whereas      street needs sweeping,                                      catch the people who are                        minority councillors are marginalised
Labour could not achieve please let us know.”                                            fly-tipping.”                                   and ignored by Tony Newman and
                                                                                                                                         his leadership team. I believe that my
                                                                                                                                         constituents in Bensham Manor will
Delivering public services in Croydon                                                                                                    benefit greatly from the re-election of
                                                                                                                                         a Conservative Council and that is why
Labour is misleading people by printing,                          building using our URV and the cost                                    I have taken this decision after more
in its leaflets, that the Conservative                            of Labour’s plan to both refurbish                                     than 30 years in the Labour Party.”
Council is spending £450 million on                               Taberner House AND open three new
a new office building. It’s not true,                             District Offices. Our option is by far the                             Welcoming Cllr Sohoye to the
and they know it. What is true is that                            cheapest, with the net cost to the tax                                 Conservative Party, Croydon North
Taberner House needs either replacing                             payer being almost nothing.                                            Parliamentary Candidate Jason
or major refurbishment. Our proposal is                                                                                                  Hadden said “People all across
to use the Council’s Urban Regeneration                           The new hub will be environmentally                                    Thornton Heath are telling us that
Vehicle (URV) to construct a new                                  sustainable and much cheaper to run.                                   they like the look of the Conservative
building, using the profits it makes                              The new service hub is not ‘luxury offices                             Party under David Cameron and we
from other developments to pay for it.                            for bureaucrats’, as Labour claims, but                                are delighted that Greta has joined us”.
The Council will borrow the money to                              a place for the public to come in order
fund it BUT the cost of borrowing will                            to use all public services: police, health
be met by the income from the other                               service, the council and many others.
                                                                  Thornton Heath Action Team member,
The facts about our plans and Labour’s                            Kai Pokawa, says “As Conservatives, we
are these. We have worked out the                                 understand finance and how to get value
relative costs of a major refurbishment                           for money. In the long run, the new hub
of Taberner House, the cost of a new                              will offer best value and better services”.

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