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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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Post election wash up

Today is a very interesting day for me as it is my first day of not being a councillor and more importantly not being the leader of the county council. The sense of laying down a heavy load is very energising with the expectation of new challenges and opportunities ahead. Perhaps even a glorious summer … 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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Conservative campaign – positive and well received

A great day in my division. Lots of leaflets dropped and some great chats. I have been encouraged by the many offers of help and messages of support. Speaking on the doorstep, unhappiness with national politicians of all parties is raised. When I have explained our local priorities of protecting the vulnerable, helping people live … Continue reading

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