Tory party activists continued their purge of sitting councillors last night, bringing to four the number axed ahead of next year’s elections to Fenland District Council.
Councillors last night opted for what many regard as a safe pair of hands by voting in Chris Seaton as the new leader of Fenland District Council.
Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.
A ruthless purge by party activists has claimed another significant scalp at Fenland Hall with the de-selection of the third cabinet member in a matter of weeks.
It is one of the jewels in the Fenland crown – the sprawling bird watching, fossil hunting, and pond dipping Kings Dyke Nature Reserve – and now a trio of local councils have decided its time to plan its future.
Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.
A councillor has been cleared of making racist comments after a conduct committee ruled there was insufficient evidence to support the allegations.
Victorious Stephen Barclay spent more than double his five opponents put together to win this year’s race to become North East Cambridgeshire’s MP.