The latest news from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority:
Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority will discuss plans to invest up to £5.5m to ensure the county has outstanding digital connectivity - including tackling poor mobile phone coverage – at its board meeting at the end of March.
The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has welcomed the Chancellor's commitment to provide up to £4m Government funding to help to bring full fibre broadband connectivity - capable of gigabit speeds of over 1000Mbps – to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
A £350,000 boost towards the dualling of the A10 could help the scheme move one step closer next week, if the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board (CPCA) give the green light to release funding to move the scheme forwards.
Mayor Palmer with the Mayor of Fort Worth, Betsy Price
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s Mayor, James Palmer, will be representing the region at a new international Mayoral conference in America next week, aimed at deepening links between local elected officials in the US and the UK, and expanding trade and investment between British and American cities.
A new national housing agency – Homes England – has today (11 January 2018) been launched by Housing Secretary Sajid Javid as one of the key steps towards delivering the homes the country needs.