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 visits Cambridge businesses succeeding in this year’s MacRobert Award

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner is to visit the offices of the two Cambridge businesses recognised in this year’s Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award.

27 July 2017Read in full

MP helps to launch new boathouse for Cambridge rowers

A new boathouse for Cambridge rowers will be officially launched on Friday (28th July) by Daniel Zeichner MP and Annamarie Phelps CBE, Chairman of British Rowing. The new CRA (Cambridgeshire Rowing Association) and Camrowers Boathouse is on the Combined Colleges Boathouse site on Logan's Way.

25 July 2017Read in full

Daniel Zeichner and Cambridge Building Society explore ways to support home ownership

Home ownership and the challenges faced by first time buyers were discussed at a meeting between Daniel Zeichner MP and the Cambridge Building Society last week.

25 July 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP takes CRUK pledge to beat cancer sooner

Cambridge MP takes CRUK pledge to beat cancer sooner

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, has committed his support to help Cancer Research UK save more lives in his constituency and across the UK.

20 July 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP argues for the development of more concrete rights for homeowners

Speaking in the House of Commons, Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner quizzed the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid MP, on the responsibility of Government in ensuring homeowners’ rights are protected when buying newly built homes.

20 July 2017Read in full

Local school pupils score great success at United's 'Active Science Day'

Around 100 primary school children will attend the 'Active Science Day' hosted by Cambridge United Community Trust tomorrow (Friday 14 July at Cambridge's Glass Abbey Stadium). School children from Gamlingay, Orchard Park and Cheveley will take part in a range of exciting projects throughout the day.

13 July 2017Read in full

Steve Backshall (right) with Daniel Zeichner.

Daniel Zeichner MP receives prize for bee conservation

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has received national recognition for his work in bee conservation. Daniel, who is a ‘Species Champion’ for the Ruderal Bumblebee, received an Honourable Mention in the Muddy Welly Award offered by the Species Champion Partnership.

10 July 2017Read in full

MP at Royal Society Summer Science exhibition

MP celebrates Cambridge scientists at Royal Society Summer Science exhibition

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner joined this week with scientists from the University of Cambridge to celebrate their research at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

7 July 2017Read in full

‘End regressive tuition fees system!’ says Daniel Zeichner MP

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has called for a new system of higher education funding after new research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) showed students in English universities will graduate with average debts of £50,800 once interest rates on student loans rise to 6.1%.

6 July 2017Read in full

Daniel Zeichner MP resigns as Shadow Minister to back European Single Market

Cambridge’s MP Daniel Zeichner has resigned from his Frontbench position to vote in favour of an amendment to the Queen’s Speech supporting membership of the Single Market.

30 June 2017Read in full

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