Last chance to have a say in devolution deal

Today (August 23) is the last chance to give your views on a proposed devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 9:59 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:05 pm
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Residents and businesses can have their say as to whether eight organisations should come together as one to have a combined authority.

Under this system, it means a number of decisions would be made locally, rather than nationally.

Peterborough City Council has argued that the deal could bring a number of benefits for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough including more money being invested in jobs, housing, transport and local infrastructure.

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However, there has been controversy over plans for an elected mayor for the region.

To have your say, residents in Cambridgeshire can go to www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/devolutionsurvey and Peterborough residents can go to www.peterborough.gov.uk/devolution.

Information can also be found on city council websites, libraries, Bayard Place or the Peterborough Town Hall.