The latest news from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority:
An independent economic commission, chaired by Dame Kate Barker and including other prominent experts in the fields of business, academia and economics, will undertake a major review of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough economy.
A new report recommends a £500 million transport upgrade for travel between Ely and Cambridge- including dualling of the A10.
The confirmation of major Government investment into a new railway station for the south of Cambridge, as part of a wider east-west rail connectivity project, has been hailed by local partners as a ‘significant boost for the region’.
A ground-breaking new deal between Whitehall and local leaders in one of the most economically-important parts of the country could add hundreds of billions of pounds to the national economy each year and lead to the first new towns in the UK for half a century, Lord Adonis said today.