An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.
The number of rough sleepers in Wisbech has doubled since the beginning of the year, says Fenland Council.
Tens of millions of pounds of public cash has been withheld from west Norfolk, west Suffolk and Cambridgeshire because of concerns over the way the group which spends that money is being run.
MP Steve Barclay claims a major study on the future transport needs of Wisbech is flawed and unless it is amended or withdrawn could jeopardise prospects for re-opening the rail link to March.
Unofficial public spending watchdog the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) singled out East Cambridgeshire District Council for being among 173 local authorities that pay its employees 65p a mile for using their own car.
Mayor James Palmer has effectively declared a vote of no confidence in the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
The government and its spending watchdog have launched an investigation into the running of two major bodies responsible for millions of pounds worth of investment in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.
MP Steve Barclay has written to the National Audit Office calling for an inquiry into the running of two major bodies responsible for millions of pounds worth of investment in Cambridgeshire.
MP Steve Barclay tonight claimed the Government could not have made it clearer that there were millions of pounds of Government cash for Fenland – if the district council goes after it properly.