Huntingdonshire’s two MPs, Shailesh Vara and Jonathan Djanogly, along with Huntingdonshire District Council Executive Leader Cllr Ryan Fuller, have met with the Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP to discuss the future development of the former airfield site at Wyton in Huntingdonshire.
Shailesh Vara MP recently visited the Abbots Ripton Store and Post Office in Huntingdonshire to congratulate the owners, Samantha and Adrian Wardman, on reaching the regional finals for the Countryside Alliance Annual Awards 2020.
Shailesh Vara MP has met with Cllr John Holdich, Leader of Peterborough City Council and Steve Cox, Executive Director for Place and Economy to discuss the Council’s plans to secure up to £25 million funding as part of the £3.6 billion New Towns Fund scheme being invested by Central Government.
Following the financial situation of the tour operator Thomas Cook, whose UK headquarters are based in North West Cambridgeshire, Shailesh Vara MP said:
“I have spoken with Thomas Cook today and am assured that whilst the situation is very serious, everything possible is being done to try to secure the additional £200 million required by the lenders.