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Combined Authority to provide leadership on review of local growth governance

28 September 2017

“It is important that we provide leadership and act urgently and decisively to restore trust, including that of the wider business community and central Government” said James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough today, in a letter to the GCGP Local Enterprise Partnership after it was revealed that Central Government is withholding growth funding secured for the area whilst the National Audit Office undertakes an investigation into the LEP.

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Bid for millions of funding given the green light by CPCA

27 September 2017

Board members have today voted unanimously to back a Combined Authority bid to Government for millions pounds of funding to deliver thousands of homes and new jobs in Cambridgeshire.

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CPCA asked to approve £200m funding bid

21 September 2017

Thousands of homes and new jobs could be unlocked around a new railway on the edge of Cambridge if a £200m bid to Government is agreed next week.

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Statement regarding mayoral salary

26 August 2017

The level of Mayoral allowance was set by the Independent Remuneration Panel on 22nd June and was agreed by the Combined Authority Board on 28th June.

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More than 3000 female councillors needed to reach 50:50 gender balance in local government – statement

21 August 2017

A report published today (Monday 21 August 2017) by the IPPR has highlighted the lack of women across local government, including new combined authorities.

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Multi-million pound transport projects show commitment to UK's new Silicon Valley

7 August 2017

Cambridge’s newest rail station is already helping to speed up journeys for commuters into and out of the city less than two months after opening.

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£7.2M funding to boost health and social care sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

1 August 2017

Thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area are set to receive specialist tailored advice and support to get into work.

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Non-spatial strategy plan gets the go ahead

27 July 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board have approved for work to commence on a Non-Statutory Spatial Plan (NSSP) for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough at yesterday’s meeting.

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Far-reaching housing plans approved by Combined Authority

27 July 2017

Housing plans which include a cash injection for eleven affordable housing schemes across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have been approved by the Combined Authority to accelerate the delivery of housing in the area.

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Future transport options for Greater Cambridge to be explored

27 July 2017

An independent review of overground and underground transport options for the Greater Cambridge area has been given the green light by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and the Greater Cambridge Partnership.

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