MPs accused Mark Reeve- who quit in December as chairman of the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Cambridgeshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – of a “cover up” over a £20 million factory move from Chatteris to Alconbury.
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).