Is modern slavery happening here?

There are many forms of Modern Slavery and it is a real presence in our communities as I have highlighted previously.   At a recent Modern Day Slavery Summit, hosted by the Bishop of Ely, it was stated that 80% of us will, possibly unknowingly, have met or come into contact with someone who is …

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4 Ways the Conservatives are Supporting the NHS

We are increasing doctor and nurses training places by a quarter, one of the biggest expansions in NHS history, and we are training 15,000 GPs between 2015 and 2020 Joining up care to make sure people remain healthier for longer. We are linking up care between services to allow people to stay at home rather …

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The Inside Track on Wisbech 2020

Wisbech 2020 was set up to ensure that Wisbech has a long-term strategy across four main areas: Education and skills; Health; Well-being and cohesion, and; Infrastructure, the built environment and local economy. It has already helped to deliver a number of positive schemes and improvements and continues to attract investment for a wide range of …

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Wisbech Goes Underground!

Wisbech Tunnels

Underneath Wisbech are a series of tunnels from the days when the town was a major port. The underground spaces were used to store and move goods leaving and entering the town by boat along the Brink. Having raised the potential for economic growth and increased tourism if the tunnels were to be reopened, I …

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Bereavement Support Payment One Year On

Losing a loved one is devastating and it is right we provide people with easily accessible support to help them through the difficult period following bereavement. That’s why, just over a year ago the Conservatives introduced Bereavement Support Payment (BSP). BSP is provided for 18 months after a loved one dies and consists of an …

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Manea to be the Site of Leading Wireless Network Services

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Waldon Telecom are looking to improve mobile and broadband services in our area by installing a base station in Manea.  However, as always with these installations, it has to provided in the right place and Waldon Telecom are consulting with parish councillors and residents. As you can see from the graphics, the base station, will improve …

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Keeping constituents on track with Wisbech Rail plans

Wisbech Rail Graphic REPRO

Will the Wisbech Rail Link actually happen? A question I often get asked by constituents. Funding for the next phase of engineering assessments have now been agreed at a cost of £3.2 million. Fenland District Council also confirmed last week that they agreed to my recommendation to amend their proposed road schemes in Wisbech to …

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