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.
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
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has this week taken part in the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme. This initiative pairs scientists with MPs, and they shadow each other, first in Westminster, in order to learn more about how policy is made and how politics works. Later, MPs get the chance to join the scientists in their work places to learn more about scientific research.
7 December 2017Read in full
Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has announced the winner and runners-up of his 2017 Christmas card competition and will be congratulating them all in person for their contributions over the coming weeks.
4 December 2017Read in full
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, will attend the Memorandum of Understanding signing today with Huawei Technologies, BT and the University of Cambridge. The signing will be followed by a tour of the University's Engineering Faculty.
17 November 2017Read in full