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jw_small.jpgLabour leader Ed Miliband has praised “local heroes” Ann Robinson and John Woodhouse at a special event in the Houses of Parliament after they were nominated as unsung heroes of Cambridge.

Miliband praises Cambridge heroes

Labour leader Ed Miliband has praised “local heroes” Ann Robinson and John Woodhouse at a special event in the Houses of Parliament after they were nominated as unsung heroes of... Read more

At the campaign’s first hustings meeting the Green Parliamentary candidate who lives in Norwich suggested introducing a “CamCard". Luckily Daniel Zeichner was on hand to let him know we've had one for years!

The main theme of the hustings held at Clare College was transport. Labour’s Daniel Zeichner explained how Labour would review the system of privatisation, which could tie in to measures such as devolving power to regional authorities and further regulation of bus services.

Green Clanger at first Cambridge hustings.

At the campaign’s first hustings meeting the Green Parliamentary candidate who lives in Norwich suggested introducing a “CamCard". Luckily Daniel Zeichner was on hand to let him know we've had one for... Read more

It has emerged that there are just shy of 2,000 fewer people registered to vote in the upcoming election in Cambridge, many of whom are likely to be students.

Government changes to the electoral register have meant that universities and colleges can no longer block register students living in Halls of Residences to vote. This has meant huge reductions in the number of voters registered in areas with a high student population – including Cambridge.

2000 Cambridge Students Disappear from Electoral Register

It has emerged that there are just shy of 2,000 fewer people registered to vote in the upcoming election in Cambridge, many of whom are likely to be students.Government changes... Read more

"Cambridge Union is painted red" that's how the Cambridge News reported Labour's stunning win at the Cambridge Union.

Students debated the motion "This House would welcome the return of a Labour Government" with the ayes wining 42% of the vote.

Cambridge Union is painted red

"Cambridge Union is painted red" that's how the Cambridge News reported Labour's stunning win at the Cambridge Union. Students debated the motion "This House would welcome the return of a... Read more

With Cambridge United set to take on Manchester United in the FA Cup Daniel Zeichner spoke to the Cambridge News.

Daniel Zeichner, Cambridge's Labour parliamentary candidate and U's fan, said: "We're all looking forward to seeing the big guns come to the Abbey – they may be a touch perplexed by the coconuts, and hopefully they will be sufficiently distracted to be knocked off their perch."

Manchester United to get ‘lesson in football’ in FA cup clash with U’s

With Cambridge United set to take on Manchester United in the FA Cup Daniel Zeichner spoke to the Cambridge News. Daniel Zeichner, Cambridge's Labour parliamentary candidate and U's fan, said:... Read more

A chance to protect sports and music fans against ticket touts has been lost after Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert last night backed the Government in voting down a cross-party attempt to strengthen the law.

Parliament voted on proposals to tackle ticket touting as part of the Consumer Rights Bill. A cross-party group of Lords and MPs had made proposals on this issue which Labour supported, but Lib Dem MPs joined Conservatives to vote it down.

Put Fans First Urges Zeichner as local LibDem MP opposes ticket tout ban

A chance to protect sports and music fans against ticket touts has been lost after Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert last night backed the Government in voting down a... Read more

Daniel_Zeichner_xmas_tree_small.jpgAs the pine needles drop and it’s time to spruce up the house after the Christmas festivities, Labour’s Daniel Zeichner is reminding residents not to forget to give their gift to the environment by recycling their Christmas trees.

Campaign to get more of us to recycle our Christmas trees

As the pine needles drop and it’s time to spruce up the house after the Christmas festivities, Labour’s Daniel Zeichner is reminding residents not to forget to give their gift to the... Read more

Daniel_Zeichner_Yvette_Cooper_police.jpgCrime is changing, not falling, and we shouldn’t be complacent – that was the message from Cambridge police officers and staff to Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper today. Invited by Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner, Ms Cooper heard that police are spending much more time dealing with domestic abuse and cyber-crime, with growing complaints about abuse and bullying through social media.

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper in Cambridge

Crime is changing, not falling, and we shouldn’t be complacent – that was the message from Cambridge police officers and staff to Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper today. Invited by... Read more

Daniel_Zeichner_CU.jpgShadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP and Daniel Zeichner joined forces to highlight the problem of over 60s workers being “rebadged” as apprentices.

Over-60s ‘rebadged as apprentices' to cut down wage bills

Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP and Daniel Zeichner joined forces to highlight the problem of over 60s workers being “rebadged” as apprentices. Read more

Commenting on the major incident announced by Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge last night, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner says:

Major incident declared at Addenbrookes

Commenting on the major incident announced by Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge last night, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner says: Read more

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