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A new survey of local authorities, published by Labour, reveals that Cambridgeshire is one of the most expensive places in the country for home care services, which help frail and vulnerable older and disabled people get up, washed, dressed and fed. The survey found that in Cambridgeshire, people pay £17.44 an hour, more than the Royal Borough of Windor and Maidenhead, much more than Norfolk (£14.62) and almost twice as much as in Liverpool (£9.70), while in Tower Hamlets home care is free.

Cambridgeshire one of most expensive places for Home Care

A new survey of local authorities, published by Labour, reveals that Cambridgeshire is one of the most expensive places in the country for home care services, which help frail and... Read more

The Cambridge News ran a soft interview with Andrew Lansley on April 30th  (at the start of election week.....)  In it, he denies privatising the NHS.

That's privatisation, Mr Lansley

The Cambridge News ran a soft interview with Andrew Lansley on April 30th  (at the start of election week.....)  In it, he denies privatising the NHS. Read more

Daniel has been campaigning hard over the last year on the NHS, bringing Shadow Health Secretary John Healey to Cambridge.

NHS Campaigning

Daniel has been campaigning hard over the last year on the NHS, bringing Shadow Health Secretary John Healey to Cambridge. Read more

A major conference in Cambridge tomorrow could see Cambridge setting the pace on energy efficiency, and give a lead to the Government, says Cambridge Labour Chair Daniel Zeichner.

Cambridge has chance to show Government how to do energy efficiency!

A major conference in Cambridge tomorrow could see Cambridge setting the pace on energy efficiency, and give a lead to the Government, says Cambridge Labour Chair Daniel Zeichner. Read more

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert last night failed to back Labour’s last ditch attempt to stop the Health and Social Care Bill – the final stage in an extraordinary series of different positions he has taken on the Bill. Labour argued that final agreement on the Bill should be delayed until information on the risk register had been made available, as the Government has been ordered to do. Mr Huppert had previously supported a motion demanding that the information be made available.

Cambridge MP flips again on NHS

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert last night failed to back Labour’s last ditch attempt to stop the Health and Social Care Bill – the final stage in an extraordinary series of... Read more

Addenbrookes Governors at the quarterly meeting of Cambridge University Hospitals Trust last night ducked the chance to reflect overwhelming public and professional opinion and stand up for the NHS, says Cambridge Labour Party Chair Daniel Zeichner.

Addenbrookes Governors flunk it on NHS reforms

Addenbrookes Governors at the quarterly meeting of Cambridge University Hospitals Trust last night ducked the chance to reflect overwhelming public and professional opinion and stand up for the NHS, says... Read more

How can cutting tax for the rich be the priority when so many families in Cambridge are struggling with wages frozen, rapidly rising petrol prices, whose sons and daughters face massively increased tuition fees, and who have little prospect of finding a home of their own.

Budget response

How can cutting tax for the rich be the priority when so many families in Cambridge are struggling with wages frozen, rapidly rising petrol prices, whose sons and daughters face... Read more

Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert last night opposed changes proposed by Bishops in the House of Lords which would have softened the impact of mean and vindictive benefit changes being introduced by the Government.

Cambridge LibDem MP backs mean and vindictive benefit changes

Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert last night opposed changes proposed by Bishops in the House of Lords which would have softened the impact of mean and vindictive benefit changes... Read more

Home Office figures released today show that Cambridgeshire Police have cut police staff by 17% in the last 12 months – a much higher proportion than in neighbouring forces.

Slashing Police Staff will have consequences

Home Office figures released today show that Cambridgeshire Police have cut police staff by 17% in the last 12 months – a much higher proportion than in neighbouring forces. Read more

Bus users in areas like Cambridge with little competition are getting a raw deal, according to a comprehensive report published today by the Competition Commission.

Cambridge Bus Monopoly fails passengers!

Bus users in areas like Cambridge with little competition are getting a raw deal, according to a comprehensive report published today by the Competition Commission. Read more

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