We want to thank everybody in Cambridge who participated in the elections on 7 May.
During the campaign, we were all bombarded with literature. Many people might be relieved that it’s all over for another year—not least those of us, from all the parties, who helped the many candidates who stood for election! However, the truth is that it was a privilege to meet so many Cambridge residents and to hear your views.
Although many people are cynical about politics, it would be wrong to take our peaceful society and democracy for granted. So we want to say “thank you”:
Following a personal invitation from our PPC, Chamali Fernando, and as part of a tour of the East region of England, the Prime Minister recently made a visit to Cambridge. David Cameron announced £4.8million of Government Funding for Trinity College’s Sir John Bradfield Centre which will support Cambridge City’s small high-tech businesses and create 160 new jobs. Continue reading
Conservative Party Councillor for Trumpington Shapour Meftah will represent Cambridge City Council as an ambassador for The White Ribbon Campaign. Continue reading
By Dr Jacqueline Mitton
Saturday’s campaign day in Castle and Arbury wards was like no other political campaigning event I’ve experienced in Cambridge in 25 years. Continue reading
Michael Dobbs, Conservative life peer and author of the award winning House of Cards visited Cambridge this week to support Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Chamali Fernando in her bid to become the next Member of Parliament for Cambridge in 2015. Lord Dobbs was here to rally the troops and his words were “we can do it, in 86 days, the Conservatives can win in Cambridge.” Continue reading
GREENER, SAFER, BETTER
The Transport Minister Robert Goodwill MP visited Cambridge today (Thurs 29 Jan) to officially begin the works on the city station’s new £2.5million CyclePoint, funded through the CB1 development led by Brookgate and Network Rail with support from the Department for Transport and Cambridgeshire County Council. Chamali Fernando, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Cambridge said “CyclePoint will significantly improve cycle parking for rail passengers using Cambridge station, which is one of the busiest stations in the country, in the cycling capital of England.” Continue reading
Last Saturday, Cambridge Conservatives held a very large Action Day with our first celebrity. We were canvassing in a ward that is not traditionally Conservative, so were expecting it to be a challenge, but we were very pleasantly surprised. Many residents were delighted to see that the Conservatives are “back in town”. Continue reading
Cambridge is privileged to have some of the best sixth form schools in the country.
On 4 and 5 December 2014, Chamali Fernando, our parliamentary candidate, visited Hills Road Sixth Form College on 4 December 2014 and Cambridge Centre for Sixth Form Studies (CCSS). Continue reading
If you want a strong advocate for Green Issues, vote Chamali Fernando. Do not waste your vote for a green candidate that will have no voice in Parliament. Continue reading
Cambridge Conservatives today slammed Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert for being ‘out of touch’ with Cambridge’s motorists after he criticized the Government for having spent £37 million on researching the much-needed upgrade of the A14. The scheme was cancelled in October 2010 after a long campaign of opposition by local Lib Dems including Mr Huppert. Continue reading