Claims of bullying and failing to respect other councillors irrespective of party politics have been given as reasons by the ‘gang of four’ for quitting the Tory Party to stand as independents on Fenland District Council.
A Conservative member of the scrutiny committee that oversees the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA) has backed Mayor James Palmer’s bid to increase the number of staff in his personal office.
Departing £120,000 a year chief executive Beverley Agass has negotiated a settlement with her bosses at South Cambridgeshire District Council that will include a £200,000 pension contribution to soften the blow.
Conservative councillors who waged a social media campaign in support of Wisbech town council leader Sam Hoy ahead of a conduct hearing against her are themselves now under investigation for allegations of bullying and intimidating the complainant.
Confusion over what patients should do with sharps bins and used pads is setting in across Fenland after patients in Chatteris and Wisbech were told they can no longer take them to chemists or GP surgeries.