Council CEO Negrini’s self-promotion is based on half-truths

Inside Croydon

STEVEN DOWNES, the editor of Inside Croydon, highlights the latest example of shameless self-promotion by the borough’s highest paid public servant

Senior council official Jo Negrini: building something, just not houses Jo Negrini: has been empire-building since she arrived at Croydon Council. Now she is profile-building – her own public profile

You’d be forgiven if you missed it. There was lots of other news around that day, and lots of tragic Croydon news. There was Trump’s election as US President, and there was the Croydon tram derailment. Far more important matters.

But there in the middle of the Evening Standard‘s weekly Homes and Property supplement one day last month was a piece of self-aggrandising self-promotion for the council’s £185,000-a-year chief executive which was full to the brim of half-truths, misdirection and out-right lies.

Is Jo Negrini, the Croydon Council chief executive who glories in being described as a “regeneration practitioner”, even aware of the four-year delay in delivery of…

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