James Palmer says he wants the power to take franchises away from companies who don't provide adequate services
Cambridgeshire's mayor slammed for allegedly “abusing” his power when questioning a scrutiny boss who voiced concerns over an authority restructure.
Plans to extend the M11 north of Cambridge through the fens have “quietly died” due to lack of funding according to one councillor.
A “parasite” Cambridgeshire councillor living 400 miles away from his ward has been slammed as a “blight on our democracy”.
Council tax is going up by nearly five per cent after a “chaotic” meeting where councillors debated ways to fill a £13 million hole in their budget.
Calls have been made for a report into the use of £16,000 of taxpayer's cash on Cambridgeshire mayor's ball.
Council tax is to rise in a bid to plug a gap in the county council’s funding with warnings there are still “stark and unpalatable” decisions ahead.
Better bus services in Cambridgeshire could be on the way, but there are concerns they will not come into effect quickly enough to help communities.
Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at claims it is in “financial meltdown” amid suggestions of poor leadership over its upcoming budget.
More people were injured in fires in the county with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service saying the rise may be down to out-of-control bonfires.
There are calls for more transparency and scrutiny after members agree loan to extend council property not realising it is the home of deputy leader.
A senior councillor has claimed the county council’s budget is “fraudulent”, with major decisions being taken on “incorrect” figures.
The spending of the combined authority will come under even greater scrutiny with an external review amid claims the organisation is in “chaos”.
There are calls to reverse moves to impose three days mandatory leave on workers this Christmas after the county council was branded a “Grinch”.
Councillors left “gobsmacked” and “disturbed” after combined authority’s chief financial officer was sacked, making him the fourth to go in 18 months.
There are fears the combined authority’s spending is “spiralling out of control” as the cost of staff salaries rises significantly in the last year.
Mayor claims the public is not “slightly interested” about the combined authority’s former chief executive’s mystery departure or his £94,500 pay-out.