Thursday, October 4, 2018

Minor injuries units at three Cambridgeshire hospitals have been saved after it was announced that a government policy will focus on “keeping healthcare local”.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, September 24, 2018

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, September 23, 2018

MP Steve Barclay paid his second visit to Chatteris in two days – firstly to the opening of Jack’s supermarket and then to open some new tennis courts.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, September 17, 2018

It was a day to celebrate when Highfield Ely and Littleport school were treated to their officially opening thanks to a special ceremony.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, August 31, 2018

One thousand people signed a petition in less than 24 hours calling for a motorcross track to be reopened for 28 days during winter.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, August 10, 2018

A shock report from Cambridgeshire County Council predicts the estimated £16.9m cost of a new crossing at Kings Dyke, Whittlesey, will be “significantly higher”.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Wisbech could be used as a role model for the rest of the country to show how small local hospitals can ease the pressure on NHS bed shortages at larger settings.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 30, 2018

The new £5.5m leisure centre in Littleport has been officially opened by MP Steve Barclay.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 23, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds to community transport provider FACT without in some instances proper authorisation, funding agreements or with no detailed follow up of how the money was spent.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Around 5pm on Monday Cambridgeshire County Council will click the switch and put into the public domain the long awaited report into community provider FACT.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 16, 2018

As part of MP Steve Barclay’s work to encourage reading during the school holidays, his office has raised over 2,000 new books for Year 4 children which are in the process of being distributed throughout North East Cambridgeshire.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, July 13, 2018

MP Steve Barclay has praised the Government’s announcement to suspend the use of vaginal mesh following a Cambs Times campaign led by our reporter Kath Sansom.

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Kath Sansom
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
Thursday, June 21, 2018

A group of travellers who set up illegal encampments in Ely and Littleport before moving onto Wisbech are today being served an eviction order.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, June 8, 2018

Law chief Quentin Baker’s abrupt departure from Cambridgeshire County Council comes only weeks ahead of publication of a 288 pages, 71,000 words and £100,000 investigation into Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT).

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Gillian Beasley
Sunday, April 29, 2018

MP Steve Barclay is on a mission – to find a home in Fenland for a Royal tree.

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Steve Barclay
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Repairs to 1,339 pot holes across Cambridgeshire last week didn’t include the pothole in the Fens that caught MP Steve Barclay.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Four years after MP Steve Barclay put the outdated North Cambs Hospital top of his Treat Me Local campaign, health chiefs have tonight announced an £8 million investment at the Wisbech site.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, March 4, 2018

The body responsible for 102 GP practices across Cambridgeshire is under fire from MP and health minister Steve Barclay after reporting a tripling of its previously agreed annual deficit to £48.2million.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 19, 2018

MP Steve Barclay’s frustration over delayed re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail line spilled over this week with a fresh attack on the soon to be wound up local enterprise partnership.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A Soham woman in her 90s, who is both deaf and blind, waited 11 hours for an ambulance after falling over at her home.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

MPs accused Mark Reeve- who quit in December as chairman of the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Cambridgeshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – of a “cover up” over a £20 million factory move from Chatteris to Alconbury.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Nursing staff who lobbied MP Steve Barclay, a newly appointed health minister, revealed 425 signed postcards have been delivered to his constituency office from those opposed to the pay cap on wages.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, January 19, 2018

Schools across East Cambridgeshire and Fenland will from today be able to apply for up to £25,000 to help some of their most disadvantaged pupils.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

MP Steve Barclay has become Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care following the latest announcements from Downing Street today.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, January 8, 2018

A pub landlord says he is still open for business despite being hit with a triple whammy of reasons why some people are having to make a 60 mile round trip to get to the village.

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Steve Barclay
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, December 20, 2017

It was the £500,000 investment that sparked a neighbouring MP’s fury but the result was an agric-tech innovation hub that is attracting massive interest – and has now hosted a visit by East Cambs councillor.

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Steve Barclay
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

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