Wisbech councillor Simon King is fighting for his political career after a decision was taken to refer his expenses claim to a conduct committee made up of mainly Conservative Party colleagues.
Council leader Charles Roberts believes that the growing numbers unable to get on the property ladder is a ‘political crisis’ for the Conservative Party that could lead to less people turning out to vote for them.
Mayor James Palmer indicated he favoured greater influence and powers for district councils and the possible abolition of Cambridgeshire County Council.
Ken Rustidge has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the North East Cambridgeshire constituency to stand in this June’s general election.
With a term of just four years, it’s important the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough makes a “quick impression”.
Former county council leader Nick Clarke revealed today he’s quit UKIP – the party he fought for as police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire- and hopes to rejoin the Conservatives.