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A Wisbech councillor described libraries as ‘outdated’ during a debate earlier today on plunging usage figures for computers since charges were introduced.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

Removed from his £8,500 a year cabinet post but back in the Tory fold after police decided it wasn’t a matter for them, Wisbech councillor Simon King is expected to answer allegations of falsifying expense claims at a conduct committee hearing in September.

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Simon King
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

An FOI by the Wisbech Standard has uncovered more than 40 emails dating back six years between council bosses and under fire Fenland Councillor Simon King - showing how he was probed on expenses claims made outside of the members allowance scheme, on personal business and for multiple journeys, it can be revealed.

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Simon King
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Under fire councillor Simon King has explained – by letter – why he is has mounted a challenge against a Fenland District Council conduct committee probe into his expense claims.

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Simon King
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor called today for an investigation into all councillors’ expenses to ensure allegations against a fellow councillor “are not the tip of an iceberg”.

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Simon King
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

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Simon King
Thursday, February 8, 2018

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.

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Chris Boden
Friday, February 2, 2018

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.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.

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Chris Boden
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Fenland District Council has been told that a Tory councillor and cabinet member facing claims of expenses irregularities will not be the subject of a police investigation.

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Simon King
Friday, December 8, 2017

Fenland councillor Simon King says he is “astonished” that a council investigation into alleged irregularities in his expenses claims has been passed onto the police.

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Simon King
Monday, October 16, 2017

A transport conference was told that Fenland holds the key to unlocking the potential of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Simon King

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