Victory for Lib Dems in Cambridgeshire

Congratulations to Lorna Dupré who swept to by-election victory in Sutton.

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Local health leaders grave concern about social care

A letter from health service leaders on behalf of the NHS, to the leader of the County Council, spells out the ‘significant and negative consequences for provision of health services for Cambridgeshire patients’ if a 2% precept to fund Social Care is refused.


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Stalling on planning ‘undemocratic’

South Cambs District Council is yet to make a decision on two large planning applications in Linton.


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Pointless vanity project wastes more money as Tories in South Cambs back plans for beacon

Plans have emerged at South Cambridgeshire District Council for a ceremonial beacon to be installed.


A notice of motion was put forward by Conservative Kevin Cuffley, asking councillors to 'endorse the provision of a beacon to celebrate national events'.

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Local Government Boundary Commission publishes final recommendations

Final recommendations have been submitted by the LGBC after an extensive review of the County Council boundaries in Cambridgeshire.

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Lib Dems Launch EU Campaign

Leader Tim Farron will formally launch the Party's national campaign to keep Britain in Europe on Wednesday. 

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Tories heap more pressure on councils and social care

The treasury is in the process of reducing the Revenue Support Grant to zero.

Previously the cornerstone of what council's had to spend on vital public services, the grant will be reduced to nothing by 2020.

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Farron's pledge to battle against universal credit cuts

Last year Lib Dems achieved a huge victory in stopping George Osborne's tax credit cuts to low-income working families.

Leader Tim Farron has called on Labour and Tory rebels to support an amendment in the Lords that would block the changes before they come into force in April.

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Lib Dems gather more support for Nine Wells as consultation ends

Liberal Democrat councillors have been campaigning against council proposals to develop a portion of the Green Belt.

The field is adjacent to the ecologically important Nine Wells Nature Reserve, which supports a number of rare species.

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