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The Mayor's blog brings together the latest updates from Mayor James Palmer.
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Keep Calm and...Qualify

4 May 2020

People in our region are incredibly versatile in making the best of whatever situation they  find themselves in.

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Fools Rush In

24 April 2020

It’s disappointing that we must grit our teeth for a few more weeks in solitary, but we’re using that time well to make plans for the Recovery.

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Life v Lifestyle

9 April 2020

They used to say that a week is a long time in politics, but this April, none of us can take a day for granted.

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Open for Business - but not Business as Usual

21 March 2020

Sign up for business updates from the Combined Authority here.The ‘Combined Authority’ is just that.

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Open letter to the Prime Minister regarding Bayeux Tapestry

15 February 2018

Open letter from Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer to the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Theresa May MP regarding the Bayeux Tapestry.

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Devolving skills

9 February 2018

Last November for the first time all seven regional Mayor’s met in London.

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Charles Roberts: Breaking the displacement cycle

30 January 2018

Our latest update is a guest blog and comes from Councillor Charles Roberts, Leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council and the Statutory Deputy Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. 

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Looking ahead to 2018

8 January 2018

The past year has been action packed and quite remarkable when I reflect on all that has happened.

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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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