Daniel Zeichner MP

Daniel Zeichner MP

MP for the City of Cambridge constituency.

Telephone: 01223 423 252
Address: House of Commons, London
Postcode: SW1A 0AA
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.danielzeichner.co.uk
Membership type:Professional Individual and Corporate < 5 (£50+VAT pa)

"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.

MP calls for stronger housing solutions as Cambridge prices among worst in the UK

The Cities Outlook 2019 released by the Centre for Cities yesterday (Monday) shows that while Cambridge had the highest growth in housing stock in the last year, it still remains the third most unaffordable city in the country.

29 January 2019Read in full

Cambridge MP cautiously welcomes release of bus review

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has welcomed the release of the Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) Strategic Bus Review report, which was commissioned by the Combined Authority early last year. He says that it is a very small, slow step in the right direction and is critical of the lack of evidence underpinning the report.

24 January 2019Read in full

MP reacts to Prime Minister's defeat, calling for the revocation of Article 5

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has reacted to last evening’s crushing House of Commons defeat of the Government’s plan to leave the European Union, reflecting that it “shows that the Government's plans have been comprehensively defeated and are now in tatters".

16 January 2019Read in full

MP defends Cambridge Crown Post Office from closure

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, told Parliament that the Government should “be aware of who you are taking on“ in their efforts to close Cambridge Crown Post Office on St Andrew‘s Street, in a debate in Parliament yesterday (Thurs) afternoon.

11 January 2019Read in full

Cambridge MP joins police officers on day-time patrol through the city


Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, has joined police officers for a day during a day-time city patrol to get an insight into challenges local police are experiencing when out on-the-beat. Following the patrol Mr Zeichner also met with Cambridgeshire’s new Chief Constable Nick Dean and discussed the priorities for the force over the next few months.

8 January 2019Read in full

Daniel Zeichner MP visits Jimmy's

MP hears about the City's severe weather plans for the homeless and rough sleepers

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has visited Jimmy’s Cambridge to hear from staff and the Executive Councillor for Housing at Cambridge City Council, Councillor Richard Johnson, about the City’s coordinated plans to provide emergency shelter for the homeless and rough sleepers during times of severe weather.

31 December 2018Read in full

Daniel Zeichner MP presents petition against selling arms to Saudi Arabia in Parliament

Daniel Zeichner, the MP for Cambridge, presented a petition on behalf of Cambridge residents to the House of Commons last night (Tues). The petition, set up by Cambridge University Oxfam Society, calls for the Government to suspend all arms transfers to members of the Saudi coalition carrying out attacks in Yemen.

19 December 2018Read in full

MP's 2018 Christmas card competition winners

This year’s Christmas card is extra special, says Cambridge MP

Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, has selected the winner and runners-up of his 2018 Christmas card competition and has personally congratulated each of them for their artistic contributions in recent days.

6 December 2018Read in full

Daniel Zeichner MP leads debate in Parliament on taxi and private hire reform

Following the publication of the new report, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing - Steps towards a safer and more robust system, by the Working Group commissioned by the Department for Transport, Cambridge’s MP Daniel Zeichner, succeeded in being awarded a debate in Parliament on the report this week.

15 November 2018Read in full

Anti-Bullying Week marked in Parliament by Cambridge MP leading debate

Anti-Bullying Week marked in Parliament by Cambridge MP leading debate

Anti-Bullying Week runs from the 12-16 November, and this year it was properly marked by Daniel Zeichner MP, with a debate in Parliament. Anti-Bullying Week, run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, gives schools a chance to hold conversations about bullying, and how we treat our peers, in a constructive way.

15 November 2018Read in full

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