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Cambridge Liberal Democrat MP Julian Huppert failed to attend Parliament for yesterday’s crucial debate on the Gagging Bill which many voluntary organisations believe will have a chilling effect on their activities.  On a key vote, the Government secured only a narrow majority.

Huppert betrays Cambridge on Gagging Bill

Cambridge Liberal Democrat MP Julian Huppert failed to attend Parliament for yesterday’s crucial debate on the Gagging Bill which many voluntary organisations believe will have a chilling effect on their... Read more

38 Degrees have taken out a full-page advert in the local newspaper today urging people to press Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert to oppose the Lobbying Bill. He has been caught out by their excellent researchers – see an excerpt from their email to supporters below.

Huppert caught out by 38 Degrees

38 Degrees have taken out a full-page advert in the local newspaper today urging people to press Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert to oppose the Lobbying Bill. He has been... Read more

Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner has re-iterated his strong support for improvements to the A14. Speaking to Chris Mann on Radio Cambridgeshire's Drivetime programme, he defended Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle's comments that she would want to look closely at the tolling plans. He said that many were sceptical about tolling and that the Government were being coy on how they would raise the three hundred million pounds expected to come in from tolling later.

A14 - we need to get it done

Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner has re-iterated his strong support for improvements to the A14. Speaking to Chris Mann on Radio Cambridgeshire's Drivetime programme, he defended Shadow Transport Secretary...

Ed Miliband's promise to freeze energy bills from 2015 to 2017 will give Labour time to create a better functioning energy market, says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary candidate Daniel Zeichner.

Ed Miliband is right to freeze energy bills

Ed Miliband's promise to freeze energy bills from 2015 to 2017 will give Labour time to create a better functioning energy market, says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary candidate Daniel Zeichner. Read more

The numbers of people turning to the Cambridge foodbank for help is still rising rapidly says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner after visiting the organisation’s warehouse and a distribution centre this week.

Unseen Cambridge - Foodbank numbers keep rising

The numbers of people turning to the Cambridge foodbank for help is still rising rapidly says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner after visiting the organisation’s warehouse and a distribution... Read more

People across the world receiving letters and packages from Cambridge will be getting a new experience in future – as their mail will be post-marked Peterborough! That is the risk if Royal Mail plans to close the Cambridge sorting office go ahead, warns Cambridge Labour Parliamentary spokesperson Daniel Zeichner.

Goodbye to Cambridge post-mark?

People across the world receiving letters and packages from Cambridge will be getting a new experience in future – as their mail will be post-marked Peterborough! That is the risk... Read more

The Lobbying Bill being promoted by Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in the Commons today risks putting Cambridge campaign groups such as No to Mill Road Tesco, Cambridge Cycling Campaign, Cambridge Older People’s Enterprise (COPE) and many others outside the law, warns Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner.

Lansley’s Lobbying Bill will put Cambridge campaigners outside the law

The Lobbying Bill being promoted by Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in the Commons today risks putting Cambridge campaign groups such as No to Mill Road Tesco, Cambridge Cycling Campaign, Cambridge... Read more

Cambridgeshire health bosses must start answering questions about their plans to dramatically reconfigure health services in the county says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner.

Health bosses must answer questions on Community Health changes

Cambridgeshire health bosses must start answering questions about their plans to dramatically reconfigure health services in the county says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner. Read more

In September, the Prime Minister was telling the BBC that without tolling, vital improvements to the A14 wouldn’t go ahead. Today, it is widely anticipated that in tomorrow’s autumn statement, the Government will perform a spectacular u-turn and withdraw their controversial plans to introduce tolls.

Government U-turn on A14 tolling mustn’t put improvements at risk

In September, the Prime Minister was telling the BBC that without tolling, vital improvements to the A14 wouldn’t go ahead. Today, it is widely anticipated that in tomorrow’s autumn statement,... Read more

Today’s report by the Money Advice Service finds that half of UK adults struggle to keep up with their bills and credit commitments – a familiar picture for families in Cambridge says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary candidate Daniel Zeichner. For Cambridge families, the bills just keep rising.

Cambridge families struggling with Bills

Today’s report by the Money Advice Service finds that half of UK adults struggle to keep up with their bills and credit commitments – a familiar picture for families in... Read more

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