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Coding FestivalDaniel Zeichner MP has shown his support for FXP (Future Experience Points) Festival, a computer game concept and development competition for school and college students created by Cambridge-based companies Conscious Communications, Jagex, Rizing Games, and Hacklab.

Aimed at students aged between 14 and 19, FXP Festival provides an exciting hands-on game development experience and an insight into the careers offered by the creative digital industry. The Festival was piloted across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in June 2016 and is now open to entries from across the UK for June 2017.

Daniel Zeichner MP gets behind innovative Cambridgeshire coding festival

Daniel Zeichner MP has shown his support for FXP (Future Experience Points) Festival, a computer game concept and development competition for school and college students created by Cambridge-based companies Conscious... Read more

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner used a Parliamentary debate to slam Government cuts which will limit access to new medicines for patients. He quoted the MPS Society who have said that the Government cuts "have reduced children with ultra-rare diseases to pawns in a failing NHS who are cheaper dead than alive." He quoted Cambridge examples and patient experience from a recent visit to the Biomedical Research Centre based at Addenbrookes.

Cambridge MP slams Government cuts to new medical treatments

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner used a Parliamentary debate to slam Government cuts which will limit access to new medicines for patients. He quoted the MPS Society who have said that... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP visited Addenbrooke’s Hospital to mark the international Rare Diseases Day with a tour of Cambridge University Hospital’s facilities and a roundtable discussion with the local rare diseases community and staff carrying out cutting-edge research.

Daniel Zeichner MP to attend Addenbrooke’s Hospital to mark Rare Diseases Day

Daniel Zeichner MP visited Addenbrooke’s Hospital to mark the international Rare Diseases Day with a tour of Cambridge University Hospital’s facilities and a roundtable discussion with the local rare diseases... Read more

Chile VeteranDaniel Zeichner MP joined the Chilean Ambassador, His Excellency Rolando Drago Rodriguez, and Heidi Allen MP to celebrate two Royal Navy veterans from Cambridge who took part in rescue efforts after a devastating earthquake in the Concepción region of Chile 78 years ago but who had never been acknowledged for their bravery.

Daniel Zeichner MP to commemorate bravery of British troops for humanitarian efforts in Chile – nearly 80 years on!

Daniel Zeichner MP joined the Chilean Ambassador, His Excellency Rolando Drago Rodriguez, and Heidi Allen MP to celebrate two Royal Navy veterans from Cambridge who took part in rescue efforts... Read more

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner asked a Government Minister what progress has been made on securing a data adequacy agreement with the EU.

Cambridge MP presses Government on post-Brexit data arrangements

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner asked a Government Minister what progress has been made on securing a data adequacy agreement with the EU. Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP experienced the "Theatre of Plants" at a visit to the Cambridge Science Festival on Saturday 25 March.

Daniel Zeichner joined staff at the Science Festival to explore herbs, honey and horticulture over five centuries. He discovered all things botanical from sixteenth-century herbal remedies, Charles Darwin's flesh-eating plants and Christ College's glorious gardens.

Daniel Zeichner MP To Experience “Theatre Of Plants” At Cambridge Science Festival

Daniel Zeichner MP experienced the "Theatre of Plants" at a visit to the Cambridge Science Festival on Saturday 25 March. Daniel Zeichner joined staff at the Science Festival to explore... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP called for an emergency meeting with Justine Greening MP, the Secretary of State for Education, to discuss the serious shortfall on teacher numbers in Cambridgeshire.

Shortage in Cambridgeshire teachers leads to emergency meeting call from MP

Daniel Zeichner MP called for an emergency meeting with Justine Greening MP, the Secretary of State for Education, to discuss the serious shortfall on teacher numbers in Cambridgeshire. Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP discussed the post-Brexit future of the UK gaming industry at a visit to a Cambridge-based games firm with a leading industry body.

Daniel Zeichner visited the games studio Ninja Theory as well as joining representatives of the trade body UK Interactive Entertainment (Ukie), which represents over 300 games and interactive businesses across the UK – including 15 firms operating in Cambridge. Daniel will also speak with industry leaders in his capacity as Chair of the Data Analytics All-Party Parliamentary Group.

Daniel Zeichner MP to discuss post-Brexit future of UK gaming industry at innovative Cambridge games firm

Daniel Zeichner MP discussed the post-Brexit future of the UK gaming industry at a visit to a Cambridge-based games firm with a leading industry body. Daniel Zeichner visited the games... Read more

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has joined major research charities based in Cambridge in slamming Government plans to ration new treatments on the NHS - plans which will have a knock-on effect on research in Cambridge.

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has joined major research charities in slamming Government plans to ration new NHS treatments

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has joined major research charities based in Cambridge in slamming Government plans to ration new treatments on the NHS - plans which will have a knock-on... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP joined staff from Tesco and local volunteers at Jimmy’s Night Shelter to celebrate the company’s Community Food Connection programme and mark a milestone in the effort to stop the waste of food by working with local charities.

Daniel Zeichner MP joined Tesco staff and local volunteers to mark milestone in reducing food waste and supporting anti-poverty charities

Daniel Zeichner MP joined staff from Tesco and local volunteers at Jimmy’s Night Shelter to celebrate the company’s Community Food Connection programme and mark a milestone in the effort to... Read more

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