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.
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.
Lib Dems described the battle for control of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) by Mayor James Palmer as “at best a hostile takeover”.
The resignation was announced today of businessman Mark Reeve as chairman of the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Mayor James Palmer has effectively declared a vote of no confidence in the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
The controversial switch of MMUK and MM Flowers from Chatteris – where they employ up to 400 workers- to Alconbury is nearing completion.
A group set up to kick start economic growth in the region has accused an MP, who reported them to a government spending watchdog, of making “wholly inaccurate and defamatory” suggestions about it.
An MP has questioned the role of a Suffolk council leader in securing £500,000 of taxpayers’ money to develop the Fiveways roundabout on the A11.
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 wants Fenland District Council to take legal advice with a view to axing £800,000 promised in 2014 to help pay for upgrading the A14.
A candidate to become the first elected mayor of Cambridgeshire called for Mark Reeve, chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP), to step aside from involvement in devolution pending an inquiry.
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.