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A campaign for dualling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire has been labelled as “essential to improving safety” by Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A nine strong business board made up of eight men and one woman has taken over the work of the local enterprise partnership.

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Charles Roberts
Monday, October 8, 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has agreed a new housing strategy to help tackle the county’s housing needs.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Plans to build another new busway linking Cambourne with Cambridge have received a major boost after the mayor called to accelerate the project, after previously asked for it to be paused.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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Chris Strickland
Monday, October 1, 2018

Mayor James Palmer is to be asked to bail out Cambridgeshire County Council – to the tune of millions of pounds – following today’s disclosure that the cost of King’s Dyke crossing replacement has ballooned to £30 million.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Calls for an independent review to “restore public faith” in the combined authority have been rejected.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Local and national government have been called on to put aside their differences to tackle the “immoral” housing crisis in Cambridgeshire.

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James Palmer
Monday, September 24, 2018

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, September 24, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has hit back at “outrageous” claims of nepotism at the combined authority amid an ongoing row over recruitment following the departure of the chief executive.

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Chris Boden
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Sunday, September 16, 2018

A key member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority – and the only woman member – has used the Lib Dem conference this weekend to launch a blistering and indirect attack on Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Chief executive John Hill has been seconded from East Cambridgeshire District Council to help fill a sudden vacancy at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority,

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The £150,000 chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority left by “mutual agreement” it was announced this afternoon.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Octogenarian Geoffrey Woollard is coming out of retirement to fight a by election caused by the resignation of Soham county councillor Paul Raynes.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority announced tonight they are looking into a “potential data protection breach” over the leaking of the appointment of a county councillor to a £100,000 director’s role.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

More than 10,000 people living with dementia will have the support of Mayor James Palmer to influence decisions on local house and public transport plans.

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James Palmer
Monday, July 23, 2018

Lucy Frazer MP met with estate agents to discuss the importance of infrastructure development and housing.

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Lucy Frazer
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Fenland bus services, including the ‘vital’ 46 which runs between Wisbech and March, are to be saved until April 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer met with Chancellor Philip Hammond to press the case for “significant investment” in the region - including the dualling of the A47, removing the rail infrastructure bottleneck around Ely and improving the A14.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The framework for how up to £40 million of loan funding will be used to support an innovative way of delivering affordable housing in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has taken a step forward.

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James Palmer
Friday, June 29, 2018

Government ministers say local leaders need to prove they can work better together before they receive more funding for new transport and infrastructure schemes.

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James Palmer
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A scrutiny committee set up to examine the work and actions of Conservative mayor James Palmer and the Conservative controlled combined authority fell apart on Friday after it was boycotted by Conservative councillors.

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James Palmer
Thursday, May 31, 2018

New “garden villages” could help pay for a metro system in the city, as well as providing an answer to Cambridgeshire’s housing crisis.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 28, 2018

The mayor of Cambridgeshire’s combined authority has denied pushing for a power grab amid accusations he is behaving like a “tin pot Donald Trump”.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, May 21, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has met with train operators to challenge them to ‘expand and improve’ rail services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Government has chosen Wisbech Garden Town as one of 68 projects across the UK it will promote to attract overseas investors.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 14, 2018

Mayor James Palmer re-iterated his opinion that “it beggars belief” that much of the A47 remains single carriageway.

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