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The leader of Cambridge City Council called for Mayor James Palmer to be more open about the selection process that saw a Conservative county councillor propelled into a £100,000 directorship role at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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James Palmer
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

More than 10,000 people living with dementia will have the support of Mayor James Palmer to influence decisions on local house and public transport plans.

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James Palmer
Monday, July 23, 2018

Lucy Frazer MP met with estate agents to discuss the importance of infrastructure development and housing.

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Lucy Frazer
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Fenland bus services, including the ‘vital’ 46 which runs between Wisbech and March, are to be saved until April 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer met with Chancellor Philip Hammond to press the case for “significant investment” in the region - including the dualling of the A47, removing the rail infrastructure bottleneck around Ely and improving the A14.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The framework for how up to £40 million of loan funding will be used to support an innovative way of delivering affordable housing in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has taken a step forward.

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James Palmer
Friday, June 29, 2018

Government ministers say local leaders need to prove they can work better together before they receive more funding for new transport and infrastructure schemes.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Councillors have questioned whether the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s scrutiny and overview committee has enough power to hold the authority to account.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Councillors have called for better investment to make sure businesses relying on moving employees and partners around in private jets are not put off coming to the region.

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Chris Boden
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A scrutiny committee set up to examine the work and actions of Conservative mayor James Palmer and the Conservative controlled combined authority fell apart on Friday after it was boycotted by Conservative councillors.

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James Palmer
Thursday, May 31, 2018

New “garden villages” could help pay for a metro system in the city, as well as providing an answer to Cambridgeshire’s housing crisis.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 28, 2018

The mayor of Cambridgeshire’s combined authority has denied pushing for a power grab amid accusations he is behaving like a “tin pot Donald Trump”.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 21, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has met with train operators to challenge them to ‘expand and improve’ rail services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Government has chosen Wisbech Garden Town as one of 68 projects across the UK it will promote to attract overseas investors.

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Greg Clark
Monday, May 14, 2018

Mayor James Palmer re-iterated his opinion that “it beggars belief” that much of the A47 remains single carriageway.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 4, 2018

A road bridge or underpass will now be needed at Ely as part of long-awaited improvements to the worst bottleneck on the region’s railway network.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

It is possibly the most talked about embroidered artefact in the world and one woman from Wisbech has set out to create a replica of the famous Bayeux Tapestry - all 69 metres of it.

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James Palmer
Friday, April 13, 2018

A high profile plea has been made to the Prime Minister to fast track a train station so people can travel directly to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the New Royal Papworth Hospital and the BioMedical campus.

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James Palmer
Friday, April 13, 2018

The first pictures have emerged revealing the sheer size of construction at Ely’s Southern Bypass.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has booked the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral to host his first inaugural summer ball for charity.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mayor James Palmer – the former leader of East Cambs Council -says he makes “no apology” for pushing to get the Ely Southern Bypass complete despite a £13million overspend and a delayed opening to October.

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James Palmer
Monday, April 9, 2018

Mayor James Palmer met with Brexit Minister Suella Fernandes to discuss the best possible outcome for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough when Britain leaves the European Union.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Combined Authority bosses have committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine market towns across Cambridgeshire - including Ely, March, Chatteris and Soham.

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James Palmer
Friday, March 30, 2018

Mayor James Palmer believes the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s agreement of a £6.5 million loan to deliver 54 homes at Haddenham is a winning formula.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Cambridgeshire mayor James Palmer is campaigning to reopen stations in Soham and Wisbech to help provide better links from the north to the south of the county.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A spotlight on apprenticeships for young people for the future was the message from business and public sector leaders who took part in a special event to encourage people to learn and work.

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Lis Every
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cambridgeshire is set to get superfast internet speeds as the Chancellor announced today up to £4m Government funding to bring full fibre broadband connectivity to the county.

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James Palmer

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