Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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.

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Mark Reeve
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
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The resignation was announced today of businessman Mark Reeve as chairman of the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Steve Barclay
Friday, May 19, 2017

Businesses across Fenland have only themselves to blame for not finding projects big enough and suitable enough to get financial backing, enterprise agency boss Mark Reeve told councillors.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The controversial switch of MMUK and MM Flowers from Chatteris – where they employ up to 400 workers- to Alconbury is nearing completion.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, March 20, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused to be drawn today on whether he supported MP Steve Barclay’s call for the chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to step aside pending an inquiry.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Saturday, March 11, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Say farewell to traffic in Ely was the message today as spades were dug into the ground to mark the start of work on the city’s new Southern bypass.

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Mark Reeve
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 13, 2017

A multi national company caught up in an escalating row over their move from Chatteris to Alconbury –cushioned by a five year free business rates package- has FOUR times refused to meet Fenland Council directors to discuss it.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a government cash boost of £37.6 million for the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough area to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

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Sajid Javid
Thursday, January 26, 2017

MP Steve Barclay renewed his attack on the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) today questioning possible conflicts of interests over tens of millions of pounds of spending decisions.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The leader of Cambridgeshire County Council has added his voice to criticism of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership has been accused of using taxpayer-funded incentives to encourage a firm to move to a site which its chairman’s company is building.

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Steve Barclay

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