Local politicians say they will continue to work with South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen after she revealed her departure from the Conservative party to join a new anti-brexit Independent Group.
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.
Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at “irresponsible” claims it is in “financial meltdown”, amid claims of poor leadership and uncertainty over the authority’s upcoming budget.
The new leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council set out her vision to improve the support offered to small businesses at the annual meeting yesterday.
The Liberal Democrats have taken overall control of South Cambridgeshire District Council after they beat the reigning Conservatives.
The Liberal Democrats have doubled the size of their group on North Herts District Council, with Labour also making gains on a difficult election day for the controlling Conservatives.
A Conservative association has been criticised for falsely claiming it is possible to pay North Herts’ new brown bin charge by instalments.