Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Friday, October 5, 2018

The highest paid workers at Cambridgeshire County Council are being forced to take three days’ mandatory unpaid leave between Christmas and New Year – to help save the council £900,000 towards its £5.2million deficit.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Calls for an independent review to “restore public faith” in the combined authority have been rejected.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, September 24, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has hit back at “outrageous” claims of nepotism at the combined authority amid an ongoing row over recruitment following the departure of the chief executive.

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Chris Boden
Monday, September 17, 2018

People with disabilities, families, low earners and jobseekers in Wisbech and Ely can now claim under the new Universal Credit system.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A Wisbech councillor described libraries as ‘outdated’ during a debate earlier today on plunging usage figures for computers since charges were introduced.

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Lucy Nethsingha
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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Lucy Nethsingha
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
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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Lucy Nethsingha
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Up to 700 people are at risk of losing their job following the shock announcement by Cambridgeshire County Council that it is to axe its trading division providing school dinners and cleaning services to schools.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, November 27, 2017

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”.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, October 27, 2017

East Cambs District and Cambridgeshire County Councillor Anna Bailey has hit out at the local leader of the Liberal Democrats for saying that the Conservatives are behind the closure of a number of children’s centres in Cambridgeshire.

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Lucy Nethsingha

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