What Kind Of Economy Do We Need in Croydon?

This is the title of an assessment by a Croydon TUC working party of Croydon Council’s Growth Plan and District Centre Investment; Growth For All report which was approved by the Cabinet in July. It has just been submitted to the Leader of the Council Tony Newman and lead Cabinet members Toni Letts and Alison Butler, and copied to Labour Councillors, in the hope that aspects of its analysis and its recommendations can influence the second stage report being considered by the Cabinet on 15 September. The Working Party will meet again to consider that second report with a view to submitting comments if advance of the meeting. It has requested that it be allowed to address the meeting.

The Executive Summary and Recommendations can be read here

Croydon TUC Growth Plan Executive Summary and Recommendations

The full report will be put onto the Croydon TUC website. Meanwhile those wanting to see copies can email sean.creighton1947@btinternet.com.

The topic will be one of the workshops at the Croydon TUC Croydon Assembly on 15 November

 

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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