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Daniel Zeichner MP joined Cambridge business Electric Bike Sales on Friday 10th February ‘getting on his bike’ to promote electric cycling.

Cambridge’s MP, who also serves as Labour’s Shadow Transport Minister, will be touring the local shop before test-cycling an electric bike along Riverside and Newmarket Road with store manager Eddie Kehoe.

Cambridge MP says “cycling future could be electric”

Daniel Zeichner MP joined Cambridge business Electric Bike Sales on Friday 10th February ‘getting on his bike’ to promote electric cycling. Cambridge’s MP, who also serves as Labour’s Shadow Transport Minister,... Read more

Councillors and campaigners against plans to slash Cambridgeshire County Council's spend on library books by £325,000 from April 2017 have won further support from Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, as the campaign to save library books picks up pace. Professor Nick Gay, a Fellow of Christ's College, and Councillor Jocelynne Scutt, Labour's West Chesterton County Councillor, will join forces at the Full Council Budget debate meeting on 14th February to persuade the County Council to agree to reinstate the full budget for library books and newspapers. 

Campaign against cuts to the Library Service picks up Pace

Councillors and campaigners against plans to slash Cambridgeshire County Council's spend on library books by £325,000 from April 2017 have won further support from Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, as the... Read more

Councillor Richard Johnson, the Executive Councillor for Communities at the Labour led Cambridge City Council, has said that the Council is working hard to support children living in poverty in the City after a landmark report was published on the state of child health in the UK, which found a clear link between poverty and poor child health outcomes. A report from the think tank Centre for Cities also found that Cambridge was the most unequal city in terms of income distribution. 

Labour's City Communities Chief Says Tackling Poverty in Two Tier Cambridge remains Council’s Top Priority

Councillor Richard Johnson, the Executive Councillor for Communities at the Labour led Cambridge City Council, has said that the Council is working hard to support children living in poverty in... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP joined students from Cambridge Regional College, and even tried his hand operating a digger, this coming Saturday for ‘Construction Careers Day’.

The College joined forces with leading employers, including Flannery Plant Hire, Mick George, A-Plant, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, Barhale and Lynch Plant Hire, to host a Construction Careers Day to bring prospective apprentices and employers together.  The hands-on event takes place at the College and job-hunters will be able to have a go at operating a digger, try their hand in a simulator and talk to employers about apprenticeship opportunities on offer – and even find their perfect apprenticeship on the day.

Cambridge MP Praises Cambridge Regional College's 'Construction Careers Day'

Daniel Zeichner MP joined students from Cambridge Regional College, and even tried his hand operating a digger, this coming Saturday for ‘Construction Careers Day’. The College joined forces with leading... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

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Daniel Zeichner MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Daniel Zeichner MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP expressed his pride at becoming a Living Wage Champion. The Living Wage is an hourly rate of pay set independently and updated annually, as calculated by the foundation that bares the same name, takes into account things like accommodation, travel, healthy food and little extras like birthday presents.

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Cambridge MP ‘proud’ to be a Living Wage Champion

Daniel Zeichner MP expressed his pride at becoming a Living Wage Champion. The Living Wage is an hourly rate of pay set independently and updated annually, as calculated by the foundation that... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP joined local electricity network, UK Power Networks, at a reception in the House of Commons to launch a new pack to help vulnerable customers in the event of a power cut. Mr Zeichner is also encouraging residents in Cambridge who may need extra support in a power cut to sign up to UK Power Networks’ free Priority Services Register.

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Daniel Zeichner MP urges residents in Cambridge to register for free extra help in a power cut

Daniel Zeichner MP joined local electricity network, UK Power Networks, at a reception in the House of Commons to launch a new pack to help vulnerable customers in the event... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP joined local campaigners outside the Guildhall on Market Square to take a stand against the politics of hate and racism.

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Daniel Zeichner MP: "Let's build bridges not walls"

Daniel Zeichner MP joined local campaigners outside the Guildhall on Market Square to take a stand against the politics of hate and racism. Read more

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has written to the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson MP, about the murder of Italian Cambridge University PhD student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo last year. He called for an update from the Foreign Office about progress that has been made on the investigation. 

Cambridge MP writes to Foreign Secretary on anniversary of Giulio Regeni’s murder

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has written to the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson MP, about the murder of Italian Cambridge University PhD student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo last year. He called... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP has heavily criticised the Government’s Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill for suggestion that companies could be charged to hire skilled EU nationals under current Brexit proposals. This would hit Cambridge companies particularly hard, with many relying on EU nationals to plug the local skills gap.

The proposed £1,000 skills charge is already being brought in from April for those coming to the UK from outside the EU.

Daniel Zeichner MP slams Government Minister’s tax hit on Cambridge companies

Daniel Zeichner MP has heavily criticised the Government’s Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill for suggestion that companies could be charged to hire skilled EU nationals under current Brexit proposals. This would... Read more

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