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Breaking the Mould: Cambridge City Needs YOU!

If you love where you live, then have you ever considered helping to make our historic city even better? Residents often complain that party politics should be kept out of local politics. Yet, it is very difficult to stand as an independent, without the support of others to help run an election campaign or get … Continue reading

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Magistrates – fines to rise

Maximum fines available to magistrates will rise significantly under new proposals announced today. People who break the law should be properly punished – and financial penalties set at the right level can be an effective way of dealing with criminals and deterring them from further offending. That’s why Conservatives want to bring in these changes. … Continue reading

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My speech to the Marshall Society for Economics

Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with great pleasure that I address you this evening as the Chairman of the Cambridge Conservatives to talk about the budget and Conservative policies. I am not an economist although I have been a non executive director of a bank and I have lived through the effects of different economic … Continue reading

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Are Cambridge City officers too close to Lib Dem party?

Local authorities depend on the political neutrality of officers. Officers must be independent and as importantly seen to be independent. Sometimes organisations get too cosy. Sometimes council officers get caught up in the moment and without adequate supervision and the right culture they cross a line. It seems to me that when a council officer … Continue reading

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Cambridge Conservatives having an impact

Cambridge Conservatives have been working hard to ensure we sit very firmly in the centre of the region and that we have influence. I want each and every one of the over 12000 voters who voted Conservative at the last general election to know their vote counts. It seems we are being rewarded already. Conservative … Continue reading

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Is Cambridge open for business? Talking to the BBC

I was on the Paul Stainton show this morning,just after 0730, talking about Cambridge and growth. The background to the story, it seems, revolves around a growing feeling that planning authorities, and in particular Cambridge City Council, see business planning applications as sport before refusing. If true this is a very damaging situation and their … Continue reading

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