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.

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

MP praises city’s ‘first-class’ performance in university Teaching Excellence Framework 2017

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has praised as ‘first class’ the performance of the city’s universities in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

27 June 2017Read in full

MP invites Cambridge filmmakers to enter 'Film the House' Parliamentary competition

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has called on the city’s film creators to enter Parliament’s Film the House competition – an annual opportunity to put local filmmakers in direct contact with movers and shakers in the film industry and to showcase the UK’s best talent.

23 June 2017Read in full

Zeichner 'delighted' as Cambridge City Ladies & Girls FC wins Community Club of the Year

On Monday (8 May) the winners of the 2017 FA Community Awards for Charter Standard Community Club of the Year were announced. Daniel Zeichner had, as MP, nominated Cambridge City Ladies & Girls FC for this particular award and on Monday the club was informed that it had won.

11 May 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP blasts Government over Brexit tourism no deal scenario

Speaking in the House of Commons this morning, Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, quizzed the Brexit Minister on the future of tourism and aviation should the Government walk away from the negotiating table as suggested by Theresa May.

27 April 2017Read in full

MP to learn more about caring for people with life-threatening conditions at visit to EACH

Daniel Zeichner will learn more about the pressures facing those supporting families and caring for children and young people with life-threatening conditions at a visit to East Anglia Children’s Hospice (12.30pm on 28 April at East Anglia Children’s Hospice, Church Lane, Milton, CB24 6AB).

27 April 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP slams Government over bike sharing response

Cambridge MP and Shadow Transport Minister Daniel Zeichner has condemned the Government’s relaxed response to the plans by Chinese bike-share company OFO to launch in the city.

26 April 2017Read in full

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