Friday, August 11, 2017

Five county councillors – fresh from enjoying their 30 per cent rise in allowances – are set to get an extra £5,000 a year.

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Steve Count
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tory leader Steve Count blamed exclusion from last year of councillors from the local government pension scheme as one reason for proposing allowances much bigger than those recommended by an independent panel.

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Steve Tierney
Monday, July 17, 2017

A Wisbech man – who sat on a previous independent panel considering the allowances paid to county councillors – claims the latest report to be voted on tomorrow has been poorly publicised.

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Steve Count
Friday, May 5, 2017

Newly elected mayor of Cambridgeshire James Palmer described tonight how the county has “the building blocks of success”.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Details have emerged of major IT failures within Cambridgeshire County Council that may have compromised schools Ofsted inspections and in one month alone could have cost the authority £560,000 in wasted man hours.

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Steve Count
Monday, January 30, 2017

County council leader Steve Count – beaten in the poll to become the Tory candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – today sensationally quit as chairman of the combined authority preparing the way for devolution.

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James Palmer
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
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

East Cambs Council leader James Palmer topped the poll as Conservative officials narrowed contenders for the party’s nomination to be their candidate for mayor down to three.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 16, 2017

Council leader Steve Count today backed MP Steve Barclay’s call for a probe into the Greater Cambridge and Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, January 5, 2017

A £10 million solar farm on a county council owned 60 acre site in Soham has begun to produce its first electricity and enough to power around 3,500 homes.

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Steve Count
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tories in Cambridgeshire will meet on January 21 in Whittlesey to decide their preferred candidate to contest the 2017 election for the county’s firstly directly elected £70,000 a year mayor.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, December 22, 2016

County council leader Steve Count – who helped to steer through the devolution deal for Cambridgeshire – has put his name forward to become the £70,000 a year elected mayor.

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James Palmer
Friday, December 16, 2016

Widely tipped as a favourite for selection by her party, MEP Vicky Ford has decided not to seek the Tory nomination to become Cambridgeshire’s first elected mayor.

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Peter Dawe
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Following the decision by councils and the Local Enterprise Partnership in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region to accept plans for devolution, the ‘shadow combined authority’ - a precursor to a new combined authority which will be officially launched in February next year - met for the first time yesterday (14).

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Steve Count
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Cambridgeshire County Council leader Steve Count has hit out at cuts made to gritting routes – saying reports that suggested the cuts were necessary were “over ambitious” and “wholly inaccurate.”

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Steve Count
Thursday, December 8, 2016

A doctor from Hinchingbrooke Hospital is the latest Labour supporter to announce he will be vying to become the party’s candidate in next year’s election to be mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Peter Dawe
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A team tasked with pushing the devolution deal forward will meet for the first time next week.

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James Palmer
Monday, November 28, 2016

Support has been received from across Cambridgeshire after it was announced today that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Steve Count
Thursday, November 17, 2016

East Cambridgeshire District Council has voted to accept plans for devolution.

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James Palmer
Monday, October 10, 2016

Virgin Media plans to expand its fibre optic network to 19,000 homes and businesses in the area as part of its pledge to bring better connectivity and top-notch TV to 17 million premises by the end of 2019.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Residents and businesses across Cambridgeshire are being asked not to forget to have their say on the budget challenge facing communities across the county.

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Steve Count
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Conflicting evidence of whether people in Cambridgeshire want an elected mayor are revealed in poll results released today.

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James Palmer

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