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.

Daniel Zeichner MP debates refugee policy with students at the Perse School

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner is to take on the razor-sharp debating skills of students in the Senior Debating Society at the Perse Upper School today (Friday), when he will propose the motion “This House would open its doors to refugees”.

3 March 2017Read in full

MP joins forces with City Council chief to campaign to connect new railway station

Daniel Zeichner MP has joined forces with Cllr Lewis Herbert, Labour Leader of Cambridge City Council, to campaign for the Cross Country service between Peterborough and Stansted to stop at the new Cambridge North railway station.

2 March 2017Read in full

Daniel Zeichner supports MQ research charity

Cambridge MP swears to take on mental health with MQ research charity

Daniel Zeichner MP has pledged to take on the unacceptable lack of progress in tackling young people’s mental health and joined MPs from all political parties in swearing to tackle mental health at an event in Parliament.

1 March 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP petitions the Government to drop plans to change nursery funding

Yesterday (Tuesday), Daniel Zeichner MP delivered a local petition to Parliament on behalf of worried constituents who fear that the Government’s plans to change nursery funding will affect early years education in the city.

22 February 2017Read in full

Cambridge startup aims to disrupt assisted living technology market

A new startup, based in the heart of Cambridge, is developing an innovative technology platform with the potential to revolutionise at-home care for older people in the UK.

17 February 2017Read in full

Helen Davies, Daniel Zeichner MP, Dr Matthew Norton

Daniel Zeichner MP discusses future of dementia research with leading charity

Protecting the future of dementia research in a post-Brexit Britain was on the agenda when Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner visited Alzheimer’s Research UK this week.

17 February 2017Read in full

MP visits Addenbrooke’s and praises staff for their hard work during tough period

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner visited Cambridge University Hospital at Addenbrooke’s on Friday morning to see first hand how A&E staff are coping during the tough winter period.

13 February 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP warns that post-Brexit skills shortage could threaten research

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner today told the Government that the skills shortage that could occur after Brexit will damage progress in world-leading research. During Business Questions he told the Leader of the House that a large proportion of staff working at the Sanger Institute just outside Cambridge are non-UK EU nationals.

9 February 2017Read in full


Cambridge MP joins patients to find out more about Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner joined colleagues, charity representatives and patients at an event at the House of Commons to find out more about the challenges dealt with by people living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL).

8 February 2017Read in full

Cambridge MP reacts to Centre for Cities report

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, coments on the report published yesterday (Monday) by the think tank Centre for Cities, which looks at how cities are performing across a range of key areas.

31 January 2017Read in full

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