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Cost of Living – Labour’s failure

• Labour knew about the squeeze on living standards but did not act. Ed Miliband: ‘We were too slow to recognise the squeezed living standards people faced in our economy’; Liam Byrne: ‘A special four-strong team of officials drafted a document that spotted that the rot had set in back in 2005’; ‘We picked it … Continue reading

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Cambridge Science Park Station

So it seems that our new station is before a planning committee today. After many years on the drawing board, without the funds to build it, everyone will now be falling over themselves to comment and i’m sure to point out why they don’t like it. It has been talked about for many years but … Continue reading

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Lib Dem meltdown in Cambridgeshire?

It has been interesting to watch the campaigning across Cambridgeshire. A few years ago the Lib Dems seemed to enjoy increasing popular support. It is likely that this was as a result of a backlash against Labour over the Iraq war rather than any positive policies put forward by the Lib Dems. During this Lib … Continue reading

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Electioneering

Response on the door step in my Fulbourn division remains very positive. People seem to get the difficult times we are in but like to see our focus on helping to stimulate the economy whilst at the same time supporting vulnerable people. This afternoon I took time off from my own division to go and … Continue reading

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Treading Wind Farm public inquiry – Wisbech

In Wisbech today it was my pleasure to speak at the public inquiry to strongly oppose the wind farm. I made the point that whilst I am not an expert on planning I do have the largest democratic mandate, representing all 680,000 people of Cambridgeshire. I made three points. Firstly, I believe that the will … Continue reading

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