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The Mayor's blog brings together the latest updates from Mayor James Palmer.
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The Land Value Cap offers the chance of more affordable infrastructure

13 November 2017

One of the main reasons I decided stand to be the first directly elected Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough was my determination to find solutions to tackle the significant disparities in wealth and opportunities that exist across the Combined Authority area.

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Benefits of a truly international airport on our doorstep

9 October 2017

Last week I spoke at the launch of Primera Air’s new services to New York and Boston at the Babraham Institute.

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Brexit: embracing the challenges and taking opportunities

29 September 2017

A key thing about Brexit is that it magnifies the importance of us dealing with the challenges that we face.

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Connecting the north of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough to the south

7 September 2017

Central to my agenda as Mayor is my desire to connect the north of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough to the south.

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Dithering is holding the county back

24 August 2017

Across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough there are key infrastructure improvements that are needed to enable our area to thrive.

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