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2016 Election Campaigns in South East Cambridgeshire

Thursday the 7th of May sees elections for the Police and Crime Commissioner in all parts of the constituency. The Liberal Democrat Candidaate is Rupert Moss-Ecardt.

The 5th of May also sees District Council elections ifor South Cambridgeshire District Council. South Cambridgeshire District Council elects one third of councillors every year, so there are elections in 5 of the 9 wards in our area.

Details of the candidates are available here

Recent updates

  • South Cambridgeshire District Council Candidates
    Article: May 5, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Your Liberal Democrat Candidates for South Cambridgeshire District Council Elections

    Sue Gymer - Willingham & Over,

    Yemi Macaulay - Histon & Impington,

    Ingrid Tregoing - Waterbeach,

    John Batchelor - Linton,

    Tony Holland - The Wilbrahams

    Parliamentary candidate Jonathan Chatfield welcomed the decision "It is good to see such a strong group of candidates to support our five priorities:

  • Health care is our priority
    Article: May 4, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Access to primary health care is our priority.

    Our pledges

    support GP surgeries to access funding to meet the burden of new developments

    build interim care facilities for elderly people in all large scale developments

    ensure roads are kept safe by tackling pot holes and winter gritting

    preserve free school transport and provide school crossing patrols

  • Wind Turbines
    Article: May 3, 2016

    Preserving South Cambridgeshire's rural character in the face of unprecedented demands for housing and infrastructure developments whilst ensuring that its carbon emissions are minimised.

    Our pledges

    protect the green belt from development

    promote renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on all houses

  • Yemi MACAULAY – May 5th 2016 - Your Liberal Democrat candidate for Histon & Impington
    Article: May 2, 2016

    Yemi Macaulay is you Liberal Democrat candidate for the Histone and Impington ward in the South Cambridgeshire District Council Election on Thursday 5th May 2016.

    Yemi is already busy in the community through his role as chair of Orchard Park Community Council. And those of you who do know him will already be aware that he would make an excellent councillor for Histon & Impington.

  • Rural Business
    Article: May 1, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Rural businesses are central to ensuring that communities are truly sustainable. We want businesses to be a key part of a more sustainable and environmentally friendly district.

    Our pledges

    ensuring planning policies support local businesses and allow them to flourish

    promote Local Authority business support

  • Ingrid Tregoing - Affordable Housing
    Article: May 1, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Despite the Tory claims, not everyone wants to own their own home but everyone does want a decent home they can afford and they want choice about where to live.

    We oppose the Right to Buy which sounds the death knell for social housing.

    Delivering affordable housing for people to live where they want to live

  • Yemi MACAULAY – May 5th 2016 - Your Liberal Democrat candidate for Histon & Impington
    Article: Apr 28, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Work has finally got underway for repairs of two roads in Orchard Park thanks to local pressure from your Lib Dem team.

    The first success for the team was to campaign for construction at the retail park, after years of stalling from the developer.

    Orchard Park's Community Council Chair and Lib Dem candidate, Yemi Macaulay, along with County Cllr David Jenkins were instrumental in finally providing the basis for a community as opposed to just bricks and mortar.

  • John Batchelor
    Article: Apr 27, 2016

    John Batchelor - Liberal Democrat Candidate for Linton on May 5th

    Lib Dems in Cambridgeshire have expressed deep concern at Conservative plans to force all schools in England to become


    We believe that local education authorities should continue to have a role in school provision and education in their areas.

  • Affordable Housing - Ingrid Tregoing
    Article: Apr 26, 2016
    By Alison Whelan

    Ingrid Tregoing and the Waterbeach Lib Dem team are concerned that future housing in Waterbeach will not provide sufficient affordable homes for local people.

    Under a new scheme home owners need to earn £60-80k a year to buy an 'affordable' starter home in Cambridgeshire.

    That's according to plans revealed last week that social housing at the development in Northstowe, north of Cambridge, is to be

    replaced by new 'starter homes'.

  • Document: Apr 24, 2016
    876.33 KiB drawing or desktop publishing document

    The South Cambridgeshire District Council Elections are being held on 5th May 2016. The manifesto for the elections has been published and is available to download.