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The Mayor's blog brings together the latest updates from Mayor James Palmer.
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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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Brexit: embracing the challenges and taking opportunities

29 September 2017

A key thing about Brexit is that it magnifies the importance of us dealing with the challenges that we face.

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Connecting the north of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough to the south

7 September 2017

Central to my agenda as Mayor is my desire to connect the north of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough to the south.

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Dithering is holding the county back

24 August 2017

Across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough there are key infrastructure improvements that are needed to enable our area to thrive.

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