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.

Jane Asher with MP Daniel Zeichner

Daniel Zeichner and Jane Asher pledge to champion autism awareness in Cambridge

MP Daniel Zeichner joined actress, author and entrepreneur, Jane Asher to stand up for people with autism, a lifelong condition which affects over 3,000 people in Cambridge.

14 July 2015Read in full

Cambridge MP takes on new Science and Technology role

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner will sit on the Science and Technology Committee. The cross-party Committee undertakes detailed scrutiny of Government policy and monitors the Government Office for Science which is based within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

9 July 2015Read in full

MP joins volunteers at Cambridge Rugby force weekend

Daniel Zeichner MP will join a scrum of volunteers tomorrow (Saturday) as Cambridge Rugby Club former players, senior, youth and mini members, all take part in the NatWest rugby force weekend.

26 June 2015Read in full

MP puts Cambridge school funding under spotlight in education debate

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner, in an education debate in the House of Commons, has called on the Government to address the “chronic long-term underfunding” from which Cambridgeshire schools have long suffered.

24 June 2015Read in full

MP highlights Cambridge skills crisis

A ‘skills crisis’ is damaging future prosperity in Cambridge – with employers having to turn to foreign workers to plug the skills gap, says MP Daniel Zeichner.

19 June 2015Read in full

Cambridge residents speak up for the climate

Residents from Cambridge Carbon Footprint, Friends of the Earth, local churches, the Citizens Climate lobby, RSPB, and CAFOD will descend on Westminster for a day of action on climate change today (Wednesday 17 June).

17 June 2015Read in full

Zeichner pledges support to Cambridge carers

MP Daniel Zeichner pledges support to Cambridge carers

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has pledged his support to carers across the city as part of the national Carers Week 2015 awareness campaign this week (8-14th June).

11 June 2015Read in full

Tale of two cities highlighted in Cambridge MP's maiden speech

Cambridge's new MP Daniel Zeichner has given his first speech from the House of Commons' famous green benches. He used the occasion to call for bolder thinking and more powers for cities like Cambridge so that everyone living in our city can share in its prosperity.

10 June 2015Read in full

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