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Daniel Zeichner MP questioned Michael Gove about the number of incidents of physical restraint against young offenders. 

Daniel Zeichner MP speaks on physical restraint and young offenders

Daniel Zeichner MP questioned Michael Gove about the number of incidents of physical restraint against young offenders.  Read more

Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, has signed up to support this year’s Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet.  Daniel Zeichner was one of many joining WWF to show they care about the future of our planet, ahead of the global lights out event.

MPs are celebrating Earth Hour to send a message that they care about the natural world and help inspire their constituents to go beyond the hour to build a sustainable future for both people and the planet. 

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Local MP makes Earth Hour pledge for the planet

Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, has signed up to support this year’s Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet.  Daniel Zeichner was one of many joining... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Cambridge University Foodbank Society.

Cambridge University Foodbank Society are a newly-formed Cambridge University student group whose membership has grown to over 300 since the beginning of the year.

Launch of Cambridge University Foodbank Society

Daniel Zeichner MP was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Cambridge University Foodbank Society. Cambridge University Foodbank Society are a newly-formed Cambridge University student group whose membership has grown... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP joined gym goers and staff at Cherry Hinton Leisure centre who cycled from Cambridge to Carlisle – without leaving Cambridge!

The team are putting their pedal power into action on a static bike at the leisure centre.

MP gets on bike for Sports Relief

Daniel Zeichner MP joined gym goers and staff at Cherry Hinton Leisure centre who cycled from Cambridge to Carlisle – without leaving Cambridge! The team are putting their pedal power... Read more

 

On national offer day when parents find out which secondary school their child will be attending in September, new analysis published by the Labour Party reveals the strain on the system caused by the Government’s failed approach to planning for school places:

 

New analysis shows that 9.7 per cent of secondary schools are currently at or over capacity. Across the East of England 14.5 per-cent of schools are in the same boat.

 

School place pressure in Cambridgeshire

  On national offer day when parents find out which secondary school their child will be attending in September, new analysis published by the Labour Party reveals the strain on... Read more

The Government are both clueless and complacent about the effects of their visa policy on universities, Cambridge Labour MP Daniel Zeichner today claimed. 

Mr Zeichner has been contacted by a number of constituents saying Higher Education Institutions are so nervous about Home Office rules that this is preventing universities from enrolling foreign students. This means the UK is missing out on important income as students choose to study in other countries.

Government Clueless and Complacent on University Visas

The Government are both clueless and complacent about the effects of their visa policy on universities, Cambridge Labour MP Daniel Zeichner today claimed.  Mr Zeichner has been contacted by a... Read more

Figures gathered by the Alzheimer’s Society show that Addenbrooke’s is one of the five worst performing hospitals trusts for people with dementia falling whilst in hospital.

The charity’s freedom of Information request revealed 279 vulnerable patients suffered falls at Cambridge’s local hospital.

Dementia patients suffering too many falls at Addenbrooke's

Figures gathered by the Alzheimer’s Society show that Addenbrooke’s is one of the five worst performing hospitals trusts for people with dementia falling whilst in hospital. The charity’s freedom of... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP has backed the Air Quality Bill, published yesterday.

 

Seven areas in Cambridge currently have illegally-high levels of nitrogen dioxide. A recent report from the Royal Colleges shows that diesel fumes cause 40,000 premature deaths every year from lung cancer, strokes and heart disease.

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Tackling Air Quality

Daniel Zeichner MP has backed the Air Quality Bill, published yesterday.   Seven areas in Cambridge currently have illegally-high levels of nitrogen dioxide. A recent report from the Royal Colleges... Read more

Speaking in Parliament MP Daniel Zeichner highlighted the horrific murder of Cambridge student Giulio Regeni who was stabbed, burned, beaten and mutilated in Egypt. 

In the debate Daniel said: “Giulio’s family and friends need answers. Italy wants answers. I’d suggest we all need answers.

Justice for Murdered Cambridge Student

Speaking in Parliament MP Daniel Zeichner highlighted the horrific murder of Cambridge student Giulio Regeni who was stabbed, burned, beaten and mutilated in Egypt.  In the debate Daniel said: “Giulio’s... Read more

A concerned headteacher and parents are fearful for children's safety outside a Cambridge primary school.

Francesca Catterson became headteacher at St Luke's Primary School at the beginning of January this year and within the first 4 weeks in post, had 11 emails from worried parents about the dangers facing children coming to the school in the morning and when they leave. Mrs Catterson says there has already been a near miss and she is very concerned that a pupil will be seriously injured before too long.

School Safety Fears

A concerned headteacher and parents are fearful for children's safety outside a Cambridge primary school. Francesca Catterson became headteacher at St Luke's Primary School at the beginning of January this... Read more

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