"It is a huge honour and a privilege to represent the people of Cambridge. I will always stand up for our city's values."
Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge
Daniel Zeichner is the Member of Parliament for Cambridge and the longest serving shadow minister in the Transport team.
He lives in Cambridge on Victoria Road with his partner Barbara (known as ‘Budge’), very close to where they lived when they met as students at King’s College.
Before he became MP for Cambridge, Daniel had a variety of jobs in the public and private sectors and ran his own business.
As MP Daniel has been a leading voice against privatisation of local health services, he's also been instrumental in securing laws to take back control of our local bus services. Daniel is passionate about social justice and is a recognised Living Wage Foundation Parliamentary Champion.
Daniel 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's also a bee fan - he is passionate about saving the Ruderal bumblebee and is buzzing with enthusiasm to stop bee killing pesticides!
As a constitutional reformer Daniel runs a Labour group campaigning to reform the House of Lords. Daniel is also a patron of the Westminster Higher Education Forum, which aims to raise the quality of debate on public policy.
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 Cambridge United fan and enjoys music especially at Kettle's Yard.