Councillor Amanda Taylor

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80K Elected Mayor? No thank you!

by Amanda Taylor on 1 July, 2016

The good news: The Government is proposing to devolve some powers, giving Cambridgeshire and Peterborough control over funding for new housing, transport and other infrastructure. The bad news: in return, they are demanding we have an elected mayor. Unlike ceremonial mayors, elected mayors take executive decisions. The government’s plan is for an elected mayor to […]

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