Gavin Barwell

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Why as a Supporter of Recall I Voted Against Zac Goldsmith's Amendment

(0) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (11:21)

I am a strong supporter of recall. It is precisely because I am such a strong supporter that I didn't vote for Zac Goldsmith's amendment last night.

I saw two problems with it.

First, his amendment set the bar to force a recall by-election very high - much higher than...

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The Conservative Case for the Living Wage

(31) Comments | Posted 30 September 2013 | (00:00)

MPs are incredibly lucky. We have a job that we love.

Most people are not so lucky. Many would love to work but don't have a job and many more do the right thing and take a job that doesn't pay very well and which they don't...

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Croydon - A Year On From the Riots

(2) Comments | Posted 7 August 2012 | (10:00)

The world's attention is on London at the moment, as it was a year ago but for very different reasons. But how much has really changed since the riots that disfigured my town and other parts of the capital last August?

Croydon quickly re-opened for business. But replacing the buildings...

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