Tuesday, January 15, 2019

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

Read more
Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Ely Labour Party has called for East Cambridgeshire District Council to keep 50 of the former RAF homes in the city for social housing rather than the 15 they propose to set aside for ‘affordable’ homes.

Read more
Charles Roberts
Monday, November 19, 2018

Council leader Steve Count is planning a “gesture of unity” by handing back part of his allowance in support of the 1,800 county council staff forced to take unpaid leave this Christmas as part of cost saving measures.

Read more
Steve Count
Monday, September 24, 2018

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

Read more
Steve Barclay
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

Read more
James Palmer
Thursday, July 26, 2018

A Peterborough MP has appeared in court charged with perverting the course of justice.

Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Northamptonshire’s county council’s shared service partnership with two neighbouring authorities is to come under the microscope.

Read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Councillors have questioned whether the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s scrutiny and overview committee has enough power to hold the authority to account.

Read more
James Palmer
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A scrutiny committee set up to examine the work and actions of Conservative mayor James Palmer and the Conservative controlled combined authority fell apart on Friday after it was boycotted by Conservative councillors.

Read more
James Palmer

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy