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A transport conference was told that Fenland holds the key to unlocking the potential of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Simon King
Monday, October 2, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has effectively declared a vote of no confidence in the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Steve Barclay
Friday, September 22, 2017

Mayor James Palmer indicated he favoured greater influence and powers for district councils and the possible abolition of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Within weeks of his appointment as the £35,000 political assistant to Mayor James Palmer, the former East Cambs councillor Tom Hunt has been promoted to chief of staff – with a hefty pay rise.

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James Palmer
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A family is business is hoping to be allowed to build Fenland’s first earth sheltered house - a single storey home they claim will be low energy “and is effectively an extension of the landscape”.

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James Palmer
Friday, September 8, 2017

Over the weekend of August 25/26 a story appeared on our website about the allowances received by James Palmer, the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Mayor James Palmer is expected to need £192,000 in 2018/19 to fund his office – a 31 per cent increase but officials explained that current year figures reflect the fact he took office six weeks into the financial year.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mayor James Palmer cited an “exemplar” design -plus a failure by East Cambs Council of which he was until recently the leader to show a five year supply of land - to build a new home in Soham.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Six figure salary posts within the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have been put on hold whilst an internal disagreement over how much is being spent is resolved.

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James Palmer
Friday, August 18, 2017

Local services we receive from our councils matter a lot to all of us all and the quality of those services matters far more than which council provides them.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has bagged himself his own parking space at his new HQ – inside East Cambs offices The Grange in Ely – but only two of his team will also be able to park there.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Five councillors have forced a scrutiny committee to review the £1.8 million wage bill – nearly 25 per cent higher than the original budget- to staff the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

An underground sprinter style “bus” could come to Cambridge to tackle the city’s traffic congestion.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Some people have too much money than is good for them. So many famous people fall by the wayside because they cannot cope with the excessive payments they receive.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mayor James Palmer is to be called before a scrutiny panel and asked to justify the costs of running his office.

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James Palmer
Monday, July 31, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has called for a price cap on land values in parts of Cambridgeshire to get more homes built and at prices people can afford.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has moved swiftly to make a two per cent dent in Fenland’s housing crisis.

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Will Sutton
Monday, July 24, 2017

Salaries of senior staff to be recruited to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority headed by Mayor James Palmer will be unveiled this week.

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James Palmer
Saturday, July 22, 2017

One of Cambridgeshire’s most influential business leaders –chamber of commerce chief executive John Bridge – claims that re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail link is a lame duck.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tom Hunt fought unsuccessfully to enter the European Parliament, failed to win a Commons seat in the June election and yesterday resigned from East Cambs Council to work with newly elected mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 12, 2017

He sees it very much as hitting the ground running and so just six days after becoming Cambridgeshire’s new directly elected mayor, James Palmer has delivered his plans for his first 100 days in office.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 5, 2017

James Palmer has vowed to do “everything he can to make sure everyone is included in the future of the county” after winning the race to become Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s first elected mayor.

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Paul Bullen
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Council leader James Palmer denied he accused retired farmer and town councillor Geoffrey Woollard of “undermining” his mayoralty campaign.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A pledge by Tory candidate for mayor James Palmer to sort out “delays caused by the present system” was made a week after Cambridgeshire County Council put the £16m Kings Dyke bridge, Whittlesey, out to tender.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 20, 2017

“If I say I’m going to do it, then my record suggests I’ve done it.”

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James Palmer
Saturday, April 8, 2017

The only guaranteed result from the eight divisions of East Cambs in next month’s county council elections is that it will become a UKIP free zone.

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James Palmer
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused to be drawn today on whether he supported MP Steve Barclay’s call for the chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to step aside pending an inquiry.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wisbech people are being “sold a pup” over the prospect of re-opening the rail link to March, says Peter Dawe, the independent candidate hopeful of becoming mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Steve Barclay
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
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

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