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James Palmer wins election race to become Mayor

8 May 2017

James Palmer has been elected as the first Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough with 56.9% of the vote.After no candidate received 50% of the vote, Mr Palmer beat Liberal Democrat Rod Cantrill in the second round count.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority meets officially for the first time

20 March 2017

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the first time as an official body on Monday 20th March.The meeting will start at 2pm and will be held at The Boathouse Business Centre in Wisbech.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority becomes official as order formally signed in Parliament

6 March 2017

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is now an official body, after the Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, signed the Order to formally constitute it on Monday 6th March.

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Shadow Combined Authority holds final meeting before official formation

21 February 2017

The body set up to manage devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the last time as a ‘shadow’ authority on 22nd February, as they forge ahead with the formal launch of the new Combined Authority which is expected to be formally ratified in March.

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Shadow Combined Authority agrees new ‘top team’ as they forge ahead with devolution

2 February 2017

The Shadow Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has met for the second time (Tuesday 31st January) as more formal plans are put in place for the creation of the new body in the Spring.

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Shadow Combined Authority meets again

27 January 2017

The body set up to manage devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the second time on 31st January, as they forge ahead with the formal launch of the new Combined Authority.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority holds first meeting

15 December 2016

Following the decision by Councils and the LEP in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region to accept plans for Devolution, the ‘shadow combined authority’ - a precursor to a new combined authority which will be officially launched in February next year - met for the first time yesterday (Wednesday 14th December).

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal to be set in motion at first official meeting

6 December 2016

Following the decision by Councils in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region to accept plans for Devolution, the team tasked with pushing the deal forward will meet for the first time next week (Wednesday 14th December).

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough backs devolution deal

22 November 2016

Councillors from across the county have voted to progress a devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that will see more than £600million in new funding put into the hands of local communities.

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