Saturday, July 22, 2017

One of Cambridgeshire’s most influential business leaders –chamber of commerce chief executive John Bridge – claims that re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail link is a lame duck.

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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
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Ken Rustidge has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the North East Cambridgeshire constituency to stand in this June’s general election.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Should both decide to stand again – and there’s no indication to suggest otherwise- both Steve Barclay in NE Cambs and Lucy Frazer in SE Cambs will be returned with significant majorities after June’s snap election.

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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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Snatched by immigration officers from a March Indian restaurant where he had been working, a 27 year-old Bangladeshi says he fears his rejection of Islam could endanger his life if he is sent back home.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, March 31, 2017

Workers arriving in The Fens from countries such as Lithuania are being warned about possible exploitation before they leave home, a Government minister said today.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, March 30, 2017

MP Steve Barclay has accused the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) of remaining silent on re-opening of the Wisbech rail line despite the board announcing funding for Ely North improvements.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, March 27, 2017

Crisp manufacturers Corkers were invited to the Houses of Parliament as part of a taste of Cambridgeshire event.

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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
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An MP has questioned the role of a Suffolk council leader in securing £500,000 of taxpayers’ money to develop the Fiveways roundabout on the A11.

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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

The finest food and drink that Cambridgeshire has to offer was showcased in Parliament last week.

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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
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
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

An additional 80 parking spaces at Littleport rail station will be given the green light next week.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wisbech people are being “sold a pup” over the prospect of re-opening the rail link to March, says Peter Dawe, the independent candidate hopeful of becoming mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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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

MP Steve Barclay tonight claimed the Government could not have made it clearer that there were millions of pounds of Government cash for Fenland – if the district council goes after it properly.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, February 2, 2017

A group of business leaders and politicians who decide where tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is spent in Cambridgeshire has revealed where that money has gone.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Don’t start the flag waving yet was the message from a minor injuries unit (MIU) campaigner who is not sure how a pilot project for the three centres – at Wisbech, Doddington and Ely- is going to work.

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Steve Barclay
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
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP (GCGP) has defended itself – and its spending in Fenland – in a statement issued to counter what they feel are unfair criticisms by MP Steve Barclay.

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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
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Schools across East Cambs will share £6 million of new Government funding following a hard fought campaign by head teachers and MP Lucy Frazer.

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Steve Barclay

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