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Cllr Manning radio interview on Chisholm Trail

I did a radio interview on the effect that Carillion's collapse will have on the Chisholm Trail - for those interested, check it out here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05rq8fb#play - starts at 43 minutes in.

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Fen Road problems update 2018-01-19

Residents will be aware that criminal incidents are still happening along Fen Road, though thankfully there has been no repetition of the smashed windows from before the new year. Read the latest...

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Housing Scrutiny Committee Supports Liberal Democrat Budget Amendment

The Housing Scrutiny committee voted to support the Liberal Democrat housing revenue amendment when it met on Wednesday evening.  The amendment included helping larger families, who will be tenants in the 500 new council houses being built, save up to £2,000 a year by setting the council rent at a lower social rent rather than the higher Local Housing Allowance level that the council is proposing to charge.

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Cambridge's Economy Benefits from Overseas Students

Cambridge's Economy Benefits from Overseas Students

As the House of Commons Select Committee on Exiting the EU meets today in Cambridge to take evidence on the impact on research and science, a new report carried out by London Economics shows that Cambridge benefits hugely from international students who are worth £20bn to the UK economy.  Cambridge is ranked 8th in the top ten cities that benefit.  The report underscores the importance to Cambridge of the UK being open to people from other countries including Europe.

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County Council newsletter January 2018

The County Council produce a "members newsletter" once a month, and you can read it here: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/CCC-Member-Newsletter-January-2018.html?soid=1102102907030&aid=2Il9D0FLodg This is written by officers (staff), so will present one side of any story, but I hope it is of some interest.

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Liberal Democrat Housing Proposals Provide Much-Needed Help for Council Tenants

Liberal Democrat Housing Proposals Provide Much-Needed Help for Council Tenants

The Cambridge City Council Liberal Democrat Group's amendment to the Housing Budget that will be tabled at the Housing Scrutiny committee on Wednesday 17th January provides much needed help to Cambridge council tenants, many of whom are struggling to make ends meet in the city.

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About the Cambridge Liberal Democrats

The Cambridge Lib Dems are a committed campaigning organisation. We work hard to represent the residents of our city and always strive to create an open and inclusive democratic process. We hope to engage with all of our constituents so together we can work with you to make Cambridge an even better place to live.

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