County Council has farm gate questions to answer

County Council has farm gate questions to answer

Cambridgeshire County Council has questions to answer over its handling of the farm gate affair, in which a senior Conservative Councillor has become the tenant of one of the County council's farms. Lib Dem group leader Lucy Nethsingha has written to the council to ask:

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Cambridgeshire’s Lib Dem Councillors take action to help staff hit by pay cut

Following the Conservative County Councillors’ decision to enforce a pay cut on council staff, Lib Dem Councillors are to help affected staff by contributing a matching proportion of their allowance to a staff hardship fund. At the County Council meeting on 11 December, the Lib Dems voted against...

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Liberal Democrats to oppose staff pay cut and Conservative greed

At Tuesday’s County Council meeting, Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats will strongly oppose the Conservative move to cut staff pay and will highlight the hypocrisy of the Conservatives’ posturing. The Lib Dems intend to propose that the council bring forward proposals to reverse the 30% pay rise f...

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Call for action on air quality wins cross party support

Cllr Lorna Dupré has won cross-party support from Cambridgeshire County Council for her call to action to improve air quality across Cambridgeshire.  It has been estimated that there were 257 deaths attributable to particulate air pollution in Cambridgeshire in 2010 (the most recent figure availa...

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Britain needs a People's Vote on Brexit

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have called on Cambridgeshire County Council to recognise the damage that Brexit will cause to the county and to Britain and to back a People’s Vote on the final deal. The Lib Dems want the people of Britain to have the final say with the option of staying in the EU.

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It's not their fault

The news last week that Cambridgeshire County Council is requiring some of its staff to take ‘unpaid leave’ between Xmas and New Year is alarming on at least two fronts, writes Councillor David Jenkins. Firstly CCC seems to be running out of money. As a senior finance officer said ‘we are simply ...

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