Just two weeks left to give your views on proposed devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Cambridgeshire County Councillors during the devolution debate.

Cambridgeshire County Councillors during the devolution debate. - Credit: Archant

Time is running out for residents and businesses in Cambridgeshire to give their views on the proposed devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

They have until Tuesday August 23 to share their views on the deal, which could see £600 million transferred from central Government to improve infrastructure and £170 million to build more homes in the county.

The devolution deal could also see Wisbech being turned into a garden town, improvements on Ely North Junction and a new station at Soham.

It would also see a Combined Authority created, governed by an elected Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Residents in Cambridgeshire are being invited to complete a survey on the deal via www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/devolutionsurvey or their district or county website.


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Once the public consultation is finished, responses will be reviewed and each council will then have to formally agree the deal later this year. This means the Government could give final approval to a deal before the end of the year.

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