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Daniel Zeichner raised Cambridge’s “Catholic Church junction” in a Parliamentary debate about offences by drivers of moving traffic.

The four-way junction between Hills Road, Lensfield Road, Regent Street and Gonville Place is at the centre of congestion problems in Cambridge. Andy Campbell, Managing Director of Stagecoach Cambridgeshire, has consistently argued that one of the major problems facing buses in Cambridge includes the snarl-ups at the junction where a yellow box system had been removed after Cambridgeshire County Council reconfigured the junction.

Daniel Zeichner MP raises Cambridge’s “Catholic Church junction” in Parliamentary transport debate on moving traffic offences

Daniel Zeichner raised Cambridge’s “Catholic Church junction” in a Parliamentary debate about offences by drivers of moving traffic. The four-way junction between Hills Road, Lensfield Road, Regent Street and Gonville... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP visited DHIVERSE, the HIV and sexual health charity for Cambridgeshire, to support a new sex education project.

DHIVERSE is developing and piloting a new project called SLIP (Sex Law and Internet Porn) which aims to support young offenders as well as any young person who did not fully engage with sex and relationships education at school and where risky or inappropriate behaviour and poor sexual health affect a young person’s opportunities and wellbeing.

Daniel Zeichner MP supports new sex education project led by Cambridge-based sexual health charity

Daniel Zeichner MP visited DHIVERSE, the HIV and sexual health charity for Cambridgeshire, to support a new sex education project. DHIVERSE is developing and piloting a new project called SLIP... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP visited the Internet Watch Foundation to find out about global efforts to eliminate online child sexual abuse imagery. 

The IWF identifies online child sexual abuse content and works globally to have it removed. Established in 1996, the charity is one of the largest and most effective hotlines in the world identifying and removing online images and videos of child sexual abuse. In 2015, the IWF assessed 68,092 reports as child sexual abuse webpages.

Daniel Zeichner MP to investigate internet safety at Internet Watch Foundation

Daniel Zeichner MP visited the Internet Watch Foundation to find out about global efforts to eliminate online child sexual abuse imagery.  The IWF identifies online child sexual abuse content and works... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP went back to his undergraduate days and discover the treasures of Cambridge University Library and tour the library this week. 

Daniel Zeichner MP goes back to discover treasures of the University Library

Daniel Zeichner MP went back to his undergraduate days and discover the treasures of Cambridge University Library and tour the library this week.  Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP raised concerns over the roll-out of Universal Credit for new benefit claims. Daniel Zeichner’s intervention follows a report by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), published in March, on the impact of universal credit on family incomes, work incentives and poverty rates.

Daniel Zeichner MP raises concern over Universal Credit roll-out following the Budget

Daniel Zeichner MP raised concerns over the roll-out of Universal Credit for new benefit claims. Daniel Zeichner’s intervention follows a report by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), published in... Read more

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge criticised the Government for its announcements in the Spring 2017 Budget.

Speaking at the conclusion of proceedings, Mr Zeichner said: “This Budget is just more of the same from the Tories. The occupants of Downing Street might have changed, but the policies are the same.

Cambridge MP responds to the 2017 Budget

Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge criticised the Government for its announcements in the Spring 2017 Budget. Speaking at the conclusion of proceedings, Mr Zeichner said: “This Budget is just more... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP attended the Shell Springboard awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s leading entrepreneurs building the low-carbon economy.

Each year, the Shell Springboard programme supports and awards the most inspiring UK enterprises with innovative business ideas for a lower-carbon future. At this year’s ceremony, three companies will be awarded £40,000 each. They will then compete at the Shell Springboard London event for an opportunity to win an additional £100,000 of equity-free investment.

Daniel Zeichner MP to celebrate low-carbon entrepreneurs by attending Shell Springboard awards ceremony

Daniel Zeichner MP attended the Shell Springboard awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s leading entrepreneurs building the low-carbon economy. Each year, the Shell Springboard programme supports and awards the most... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP attended Sleep Easy in support of participants who spent one night sleeping rough to raise awareness of the hardship endured by homeless young people and raise funds for YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

Daniel Zeichner got involved in the event in Cambridge as part of the first ever national YMCA Sleep Easy Week which saw YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough join forces with 14 other local YMCAs across the country to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Daniel Zeichner MP to attend Sleep Easy in support of YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Daniel Zeichner MP attended Sleep Easy in support of participants who spent one night sleeping rough to raise awareness of the hardship endured by homeless young people and raise funds... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP 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.

The event came as new figures from mental health research charity MQ showed that 42 per cent of people in the UK believe that mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression are now an inevitable part of life. 84 per cent said that not enough is being done to tackle mental health. 68 per cent of parents believe that having more education about mental health could prevent future suffering.

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Daniel Zeichner MP swears to take on mental health with MQ research charity

Daniel Zeichner MP 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... Read more

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner attended a performance by cellist Christina Stuart who, together with other Cambridge teenage musicians, has received national recognition for her talent at playing the cello by joining the National Youth Orchestra.

Daniel Zeichner was treated to a performance inside Don Pasquale at 10am on 16 February.

Daniel Zeichner MP joins teenage National Youth Orchestra cellist for performance

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner attended a performance by cellist Christina Stuart who, together with other Cambridge teenage musicians, has received national recognition for her talent at playing the cello by... Read more

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