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Setting the record straight

Croydon Council’s media team works closely with newspapers and other media by issuing news releases, responding to media enquiries, arranging briefings and interviews and organising news conferences and other events. We also provide up-to-date information on this site, which we hope is useful for the public and the media.

In spite of our best efforts, media reports are not always completely accurate. People have a right to reliable information, just as we have a duty to provide it. That is why we introduced this section to the website.

The information we provide is subject to a Code of Conduct under the Local Government Act 2000. This means we are bound by the highest standards of propriety and accuracy in providing information.

BBC London report on flooding

Croydon Council has been recognised nationally as having been exemplary in dealing with the floods in Purley in February. Despite this, BBC London chose to broadcast two unfounded criticisms on TV and radio recently alleging [...]

February 23rd, 2015|