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.

Cambridge MP says economic review shows risks to Cambridge future prosperity

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

Cambridge MP backs calls to reinstate post-study student visas

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

Cambridge MP opens exhibition to raise awareness of human rights violations

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

Local MP 'delighted' that Cambridge Magistrates’ Court will remain open after campaign

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

Time for audio announcements on Cambridge buses, says MP

It's time Cambridge caught up with other cities and had audio announcements on buses, says city MP Daniel Zeichner. The MP for Cambridge and local Guide Dog members will today take a bus during Catch the Bus week to highlight the importance of bus companies implementing audio displays for the visually impaired.

2 July 2018Read in full

Cambridge MP meets unaccompanied refugees enrolled at local college

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will today (Friday) visit Cambridge Regional College (CRC) and meet a group of students who came to the UK as unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers.

22 June 2018Read in full

One year on: MP says Cambridge North is on the right track

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, says that Cambridge North Train Station is on the right track a year after its opening. Over 300,000 passengers have used the station and the MP, who is a member of the Commons Transport Select Committee, expects demand to continue to increase over the coming years.

23 May 2018Read in full

Cambridge MP visits Marshall to support local Apprenticeship Training School

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will today (Friday 18 May) visit Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to hear about its Apprenticeship Training School.

18 May 2018Read in full

Cambridge MP delivers presentation on democracy to local school children

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will today (Friday) visit Cambridge's Grove Primary School, and deliver a presentation to the children on the value of democracy. During his visit he will get an opportunity to speak with children and staff, as well as hold a meeting with Headteacher Ms Karen Martin on the school's progress and upcoming challenges.

11 May 2018Read in full

Cambridge MP and Bishop of Ely join the Street Pastors on a late night patrol

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, and the Right Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely, will be joining the Cambridge Street Pastors this evening (Friday) from just before midnight to witness first-hand the support they provide to late night revellers.

27 April 2018Read in full

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