Daniel Zeichner MP
MP for the City of Cambridge constituency.
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"It is a huge privilege to represent the people of Cambridge. I will always strive for the best for our progressive and tolerant city."
Daniel Zeichner, Cambridge MP
Daniel started his working life in IT, he's worked in both the public and private sectors and run his own business giving him a wealth of experience.
Daniel has worked with Cambridge campaigners on a series of high-profile issues in the city. He is a leading voice against privatisation of local health services. He is campaigning to make Cambridge a Living Wage City. He took the LifeWorks campaigners to Westminster as part of their successful campaign to save their vital local service.
Daniel was a councillor for eight years and was chair of a school governing body for seven years. He has been a trustee of a carers organisation in Cambridge. He is a keen environmentalist and is an executive member of Labour’s national environmental campaigning group making the case for a shift to a greener tax policy. He is a constitutional reformer, and runs a Labour group campaigning to reform the House of Lords.
Outside politics Daniel is a keen sportsman, he enjoys cycling and walking and was a promising middle-distance runner in his youth. He is a lifelong and long-suffering Crystal Palace supporter, but is increasingly enthused by Cambridge United where he is a season ticket holder. He enjoys music, particularly at Kettles Yard.
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has stated that while a battle was won by women 100 years ago when they gained the right to vote, the war on gender equality is far from over.
6 February 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner MP‘s Taxi Safety Bill was filibustered by a backbench Conservative MP in the Commons today, preventing it from progressing through Parliament.
2 February 2018Read in full
Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner is gearing up for debate on his Taxi Safety Bill as it returns to the House of Commons for its Second Reading tomorrow (Friday).
1 February 2018Read in full
New laws to improve safety for passengers of taxis and private hire vehicles will be presented to Parliament next week by Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner.
25 January 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, has again today (25 January 2018) raised the case of murdered Italian PhD student, Giulio Regeni, during Business questions in the House of Commons to the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom MP. Today is the two year anniversary of the student's disappearance.
25 January 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, clashed with newly appointed Justice Minister and neighbouring MP Lucy Frazer MP in the Commons today over her plans to close Cambridge Magistrates‘ Court.
23 January 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has responded angrily to plans by Justice Minister Lucy Frazer (MP for South East Cambridgeshire) to close Cambridge Magistrates‘ Court.
22 January 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will today (Thursday) be welcoming and joining the Committee on Exiting the European Union in Cambridge to hear from key industries as to what the impact of Brexit will be on research and innovation.
18 January 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has welcomed the decision announced today to allow St Philip’s CofE Aided Primary School to remain a local authority supported institution. This decision to not academise the school comes after months of parent protest, and a parliamentary debate this week in which Mr Zeichner blasted the academisation consultation and process.
12 January 2018Read in full
EF Education First welcomed Daniel Zeichner MP to a graduation event for students completing their course in business English at EF’s Executive Language Institute in Cambridge.
18 December 2017Read in full