Respect Pledge for local elections

Today (3 March 2018) the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis unveiled the Party’s Respect Pledge. The pledge will apply to all Conservative candidates standing in the local elections this year, ensuring they behave responsibly throughout the election.

Jason takes over the fire brigade

The Home Office has given the go-ahead for Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Jason Ablewhite, to take on responsibility for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority.

Increased pay for NHS workers

Using the funds that the Chancellor allocated at the Budget, we've set out proposals that will see wage rises of between 6.5 per cent and 29 per cent for over 1.1 million NHS workers in England

Heidi Allen's notes for March 2018

Well, the Beast from the East certainly visited us in South Cambs at the end of February.  I’m ashamed to say I couldn’t actually get my car off the drive one particularly icy day…. no lady driver comments please!


Theresa May's vision for the future economic partnership between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

My say - Manas Deb

The parliamentary constituency of South Cambridgeshire includes the Queen Edith's ward - which is part of Cambridge City.

Like South Cambridgeshire District Council, it is having elections on 3rd May – our candidate is Manas Deb who is having another crack at winning the seat for us.

Heidi Allen's desert island choice

On an island in Foxton Village Hall last night (23rd February) crowded with onlookers, Heidi Allen, MP for South Cambridgeshire chose the music, book and luxury she would take to her desert island, all the while being grilled by the Reverend Dr John Barrett.

Heidi Allen's notes for February 2018

Welcome to my second parish newsletter of the year – it’s been another busy month!

Some of the most productive local meetings I held this month have been with the Whippet bus company, Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke's hospitals, the County Council and Greater Cambridge Partnership.