Voting for EU referendum

Steve Barclay MP Speaking Commons Chamber

On Friday I voted in favour of the people of Britain having their say on Europe, backing a Private Members Bill brought in by fellow Conservative MP Bob Neill, representative for Bromley, calling for a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU. It is important we have a referendum on our relationship with Europe. No …

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Gathering momentum for Wisbech rail-link


Plans to re-open Wisbech rail-link took another step along the track to becoming a reality at a meeting to discuss the area’s infrastructure. Cambridgeshire County Council has agreed to work on two essential pieces of documentation side by side to save time when the next round of funding is available. The infrastructure workshop, which was …

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Keeping the pressure on for more action on derelict buildings

Constantine House During the works

I have repeatedly raised the issue of derelict buildings in North East Cambs and the need for action to be taken on these eyesores. The original problem was that because the cost of repairs was greater than the value of the finished building, landlords preferred to leave the derelict building rather than lose any money …

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UPDATED: Door is still open for a Wimblington GP surgery

Katie Norton meeting Steve Barclay MP

Update 17/10/2014: I had a very positive meeting yesterday with Katie Norton, Director of Commissioning at East Anglia NHS England, and it is clear the door is still open to a branch surgery in Wimblington. NHS England did have concerns about the business case that was submitted for the branch surgery and we discussed how …

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Get on board with bus consultation

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Cambridgeshire County Council is about to embark on a review of bus services and it is vital that residents across the Fens have their say in any potential changes. Three services which cover areas as far afield as Wisbech, Sutton, Manea, March and King’s Lynn are being looked at under the Cambridgeshire Future Transport programme. …

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Drop-in event for those affected by March floods


Following the recent flooding in our area I have repeatedly been in touch with both Anglian Water and Cambridgeshire County Council on behalf of residents, to pressure them to take action. See my previous blog on this issue here. It is welcome news therefore that Cambridgeshire County Council have agreed to hold a drop in …

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