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Posts Tagged ‘review’

Queen Edith’s to stay single!

by Amanda Taylor on 11 September, 2016

The Local Government Boundary Commission has made its final recommendations on the new county division boundaries – and Queen Edith’s is to stay as an independent division, and NOT be merged with Trumpington, despite their earlier recommendations.The new division will be larger than the current one, with  an estimated 8,342 electors compared to 7,694 now. […]

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CLEC Inquiry: Koragate and what went so wrong

by Amanda Taylor on 9 August, 2015

The County Council is conducting an inquiry into procedural mistakes made with the Cambridge Library Enterprise Centre decision (now rescinded). The Chair of the Council’s Audit & Accounts Committee, Cllr Mike Shellens, has called for submissions from the public as well as from councillors. If you would like to contribute, please email your submission to [email protected] […]

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Queen Edith’s being pushed eastwards!

by Amanda Taylor on 16 May, 2015

The Boundary Commission has started a review of Cambridgeshire county council electoral divisions, and is proposing to shift Queen Edith’s eastwards. Half of Hills Road and houses to its west would go into Trumpington, while Queen Edith’s would gain parts of Cherry Hinton Road and the Greystoke Road area.

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Queen Edith’s still left out in the cold

by Amanda Taylor on 18 October, 2012

The Boundary Commission has just published its latest proposals  for changing parliamentary constituency boundaries – but it is still ignoring local people’s requests to include Queen Edith’s in the City of Cambridge constituency. Although we’re represented by councillors on Cambridge City Council and pay our council tax to Cambridge, we are not like everyone else […]

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Delay after delay on parking review

by Amanda Taylor on 18 October, 2012

County Councillor Geoff Heathcock has taken up the slow progress on our parking review with Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Tory Cabinet Member responsible for Highways, Tony Orgee. Cllr Heathcock has with the rest of the Queen Edith’s Focus Team been pushing for a parking review but progress has been too slow, leaving residents frustrated. He raised […]

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