Friday, February 8, 2019

A "parasite" councillor living 400 miles away from his ward in Cambridge has been slammed as a "blight on our democracy" as it emerges he is the only councillor who will not give up 1.2 per cent of their pay this year in solidarity with workers who had the cut imposed on them.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Council tax is set to rise as part of a bid to plug a gap in the county council's funding, but there are warnings there are still "stark and unpalatable" decisions to be made.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at "irresponsible" claims it is in "financial meltdown", amid claims of poor leadership and uncertainty over the authority's upcoming budget.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, December 3, 2018

County council leader Steve Count is to name and shame any of his 61 councillors who decline to hand back 1.2 per cent of their allowances in solidarity with employees forced to lose three days pay over Christmas.

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Steve Count
Monday, November 19, 2018

Workers rallied against what they say is the "Scrooge" council's Christmas lay-off.

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Theresa May
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.

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Steve Count
Friday, November 2, 2018

The iconic city headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council could soon be turned into a hotel or student flats, but doubts over the council's future are leading some to question whether now is the time for their move to a new base in Alconbury.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Friday, October 26, 2018

A luxurious 251 bed student accommodation block in Cambridge - where the average rents are £200 a week - has been bought for £38 million by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of an investment strategy.

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Steve Count
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The £150,000 chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority left by "mutual agreement" it was announced this afternoon.

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Bridget Smith

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