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, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, will be joining staff and students at the Shirley Primary School tomorrow (Friday 9 November) to participate in a 15- minute run to support the MP Daily Mile Initiative, which aims to improve children's health and fitness.
8 November 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge will lead a debate in Parliament this afternoon (4:30pm, Westminster Hall, 22nd October) on behalf of the Petitions Committee, entitled “prevent avoidable deaths by making autism/learning disability training mandatory“.
22 October 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will today (Friday) be joining young people from around the city to hear what they are doing in support of ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ 2018.
19 October 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has called for major bus reform after local bus operator Whippet announced that it will be discontinuing its Busway Service C and X3 service from 10th November 2018.
12 October 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has praised residents in Cambridge this September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month, as charity Anthony Nolan reveal that Cambridge constituency comes top in the East of England for having the most residents on the stem cell register. In Cambridge, 2083 potential stem cell donors are registered with Anthony Nolan, with 178 added in the last year.
20 September 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, says that the warning in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) that employment growth could go into reverse after 2031, with businesses shrinking and moving away, must be taken seriously.
14 September 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has backed calls by Universities UK to reinstate post-study student visas, which would allow international students to take up employment in the UK for up to two years after graduating.
5 September 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will tomorrow (Friday 3 August) officially open Amnesty International’s exhibition of photographs by Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan at 1pm in Great St Mary’s Church.
2 August 2018Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has today said he is “delighted“ by the Ministerial announcement that Cambridge Magistrates' Court will remain open after the Ministry of Justice withdrew the proposal to close the court stating that “the value-for-money case for closure has not been made“. This comes after a six-month consultation process, which was proposing for the city court to be closed as part of a wider reform programme to make efficiency savings in the service.
24 July 2018Read in full