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Croydon Constitutionalists

Bringing Classical Liberalism to South London

Leavers of Croydon Drinks Porter & Sorter. Tuesday 15th October.

A reminder to join us at the next Leavers of Croydon Drinks from 7pm, Tuesday 15th October at the Porter & Sorter pub next to East Croydon Station. 

A chance to discuss events on Brexit, catch-up with old and to meet new friends.

Freedom of speech…. just watch what you say… - Podcast..

We bring you the speeches from our recent event held at The Green Dragon in Croydon, Our speakers on the night were:
  • Harry Fone – Taxpayers Alliance
  • Sean Finch – Libertarian Party
  • Izzy Montague – Croydon Mother
  • David Kurten – GLA Member

Podcast available on:

iTunes
Spreaker
YouTube:
Brexit Pledge.

As the 31st October gets closer and closer you may like to get your MP to take the Brexit Pledge.

"I call on my MP to deliver an immediate Brexit, with or without a deal, regaining control over our trade, fishing, farming, services, defence, borders, taxes, foreign policy, law and regulation."

New articles on the Croydon Constitutionalists web site.

The Coulsdon and Purley Debating Society held a debate in early September on the subject of “Priti Patel is right: it’s time to bring back the death penalty”.  To be fair the Home Secretary had walked back that statement, but it was a good opportunity to discuss capital punishment.

Mike's speech is now up on our site at http://croydonconstitutionalists.uk/debating-society-priti-patel-is-right-its-time-to-bring-back-the-death-penalty/

“Punishments work, and punishments deter crime.  Today we are losing about an extra 330 people year than when we had capital punishment”

The Society planned to hold two debates in September but ran out of time on the night.  One was planned on “A small income tax increase is justified to fund social care”.

Mike's prepared text is also up on our site.  http://croydonconstitutionalists.uk/debating-society-a-small-income-tax-increase-is-justified-to-fund-social-care/

“the total tax take has never been lower than 32.5% of GDP and never higher that 37.5% of GDP.  Mostly these fluctuations are around the periods of recessions as the economy rapidly changes.  Higher tax rates don’t increase tax revenue.  People simply refuse to pay it”

Do you have an article in you?  Get in touch and let's see if we can host it on our site.

Democratically Elected Mayor of Croydon

The campaign to change Croydon Council's governance model to introduce a democratically elected leader is gaining ground.
 
It now has support from Residents Associations in Addington Village, Hartley & District, Whitgift, Kenley & District, Purley and Woodcote, Croham Valley, and Sanderstead.
 
It also has cross party support from Croydon Conservatives, Croydon South Labour, Libertarian Party, Local Brexit Party Candidates, and the Christian Parties Alliance.
 
Want to make a change in Croydon?  Contact the team at info@democ.org.uk.

Croydon Constitutionalists Interviews

Periodically we interview people involved in politics or
helping our area. These are now collated at http://croydonconstitutionalists.uk/interviews/. Have something to say?  Why not get in touch and we can interview you.


See you on the 15th...  and if you get the chance listen to the great speeches from our free speech event


Yours

Dan Heaton & Mike Swadling
Croydon Constitutionalists

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