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Could Cambridge be the next council to ask for powers to introduce a tourist tax?

There's been some renewed calls for a tourist tax to be introduced in Cambridge.

Bath and Liverpool are among the UK cities already hoping to levy extra charges on hotel rooms or coach parties.

Cambridge now attracts around 8 million visitors every year.

"The tax would be on tourist coaches that come in or possibly accommodation," said Wendy Blythe, Chairwoman of the Federation of Cambridge Residents' Associations.

"A contribution from that could be used for long-term maintenance, upkeep, management plans. The city centre, the small shops, the businesses that make this a great place to live and work in."