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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Metro Mayor Manifestos

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Find out what those candidates who have pubslihed a manifesto have to say on key issues for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Metro Mayor Manifestos

  1. 1. youth and adult skills Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Metro Mayor - Candidate Manifestos James Palmer, Conservative • Adult skills budget • Apprenticeship grant for employers • Post 16 further education system The metro mayor will have control over the: Kevin Price, Labour • Support the establishment of a university in Peterborough • Work with schools and businesses to ensure young people are able to access the high quality training needed to get into a career • Ensure schools and businesses work more closely together to match the development of young talent with the needs of local companies. The above is based on manifestos made public by declared candidate. Detailed manifestos for other candidates were not available at the time of publishing No skills policies featured in manifesto.
  2. 2. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Metro Mayor - Candidate Manifestos James Palmer, Conservative Kevin Price, Labour • Intend to improve the A47, as well as increasing the quality of rail journeys to Cambridge • Commit £100 million to develop the Oxford to Bedford (west) section of East-West rail, with £27 million to develop the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway road links and £10 million for the Bedford to Cambridge (central) section of East West rail. The above is based on manifestos made public by declared candidate. Detailed manifestos for other candidates were not available at the time of publishing • Ensure key road and rail transport projects get the go ahead like new stations at Fulborn, Addenbrookes, Wisbech and Soham and the A10 and A47 road improvements transport and infrastructure • Consolidated transport budget • Local roads network • Bus franchising and smart ticketing The metro mayor will have control over the:
  3. 3. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Metro Mayor - Candidate Manifestos James Palmer, Conservative Kevin Price, Labour • Work with councils, community groups and MPs to make a plan to deal with the housing pressures across the region • Invest in making the planning system more open and accessible, improve the co-ordination of public investment in infrastructure, support timely connections to utilities, and tackle unnecessary delays by giving councils and developers the tools they need to build more swiftly. The above is based on manifestos made public by declared candidate. Detailed manifestos for other candidates were not available at the time of publishing • Invest £100 million in affordable housing across the region and £70 million in new council homes in Cambridge; • Campaign to end sky-high rents and insecurity for private renters • £170m affordable housing grant. • Strategic planning. • Mayoral Development Corporations. The metro mayor will have control over the: housing and planning

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