It contributes a tidy £6.75 billion in GVA to the national economy each year as a net contributor to Treasury coffers.
Posts Tagged: Peterborough
Through partnership working, we can be more agile in meeting the infrastructure needs of the regions we represent.
Peter Oborne & Jan-Peter Westad: Conservative MPs with Muslim constituents are starting to speak up about Kashmir
This week marks a bleak anniversary for those from the former princely state. But there’s a new corrective to the Tory pro-India tilt.
We are boosting training opportunities for young people whose employment prospects are at risk due to the coronavirus.
If Conservatives believe in anything, it’s the chance to work hard and get on. Gaining experience in a workplace is crucial for social mobility.
Emissions from cars are 50 per cent above the national average in Cambridgeshire. We need to boost alternatives to ease congestion.
The discount will be passed on to future buyers, helping more people onto the property ladder.
Our readers’ top choice was the same as Number Ten’s for the Lords: York. But a good case was made for Coventry – and Warwick University.
Neil O’Brien: There are still weeks to go, but for backbenchers like me, campaign 2019 feels much, much better than 2017
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Sunder Katwala: Childcare, not Kashmir. Neither Narendra Modi nor Imran Khan are candidates in this election.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
Onwards to Anglia, where the Liberal Democrats and Tories will be fighting hard over a small clutch of possible gains.
Consider the case of the man whose death was registered in Bangladesh on election day. Miraculously, his vote was recorded thousands of miles away in Tower Hamlets.
The previously centralised direction of spending was unimaginative and bureaucratic. Funding went into leisure courses.
She notes it would be “complicated” – “In the Peterborough by-election…the Conservative Party could have stood aside and given the Brexit Party a clear ride.”
Andrew Green: Debating immigration has been marginal to this leadership election. That should change.
It is the moment to decide whether to go for a leader who is prepared to tackle immigration, or for one who has failed to heed the public’s calls to reduce it.