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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group have finally published details of their audacious plan to hand over key NHS services to private companies – and a Freedom of Information request has at last begun to shed light on how much it is all costing.

Health chiefs finally reveal what they've been up to...... and it's costing us a fortune!

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group have finally published details of their audacious plan to hand over key NHS services to private companies – and a Freedom of Information request... Read more

Newly unemployed people need help with basic skills immediately, Daniel Zeichner told Radio Cambridgeshire's Chris Mann on the BBC Drivetime show.  He was talking following the announcement by Shadow Work Minister Rachel Reeves that a Labour Government would test all new claimants to check that they have sufficient literacy, numeracy and IT skills - and help them with training if they don't.

Unemployed people need help now

Newly unemployed people need help with basic skills immediately, Daniel Zeichner told Radio Cambridgeshire's Chris Mann on the BBC Drivetime show.  He was talking following the announcement by Shadow Work...

Daniel Zeichner, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Cambridge, has joined Labour MPs in backing local pubs acrossBritain who this week voted to introduce a new code to support small landlords and give consumers greater choice.

Cambridge pubs deserve tougher protection against PubCos

Daniel Zeichner, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Cambridge, has joined Labour MPs in backing local pubs acrossBritain who this week voted to introduce a new code to support small landlords and... Read more

The first detailed research commissioned by the Government into the Bedroom Tax  has been carried out by Cambridge University’s Department of Land Economy.

Cambridge research shows Bedroom Tax causes misery, not mobility

The first detailed research commissioned by the Government into the Bedroom Tax  has been carried out by Cambridge University’s Department of Land Economy. Read more

Responding to the news that University Vice Chancellors received 8% pay increases last year, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner has contrasted the pay rise for the Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University with low-paid staff in the university: "In a university which has some thousand staff earning less than the living wage, it is profoundly insensitive for the person at the top to be given a twenty thousand pound pay rise. For thousands of university staff who have been told that there is no money for them to have more than 1% it is quite extraordinary that completely different rules are applied to those who already earn so much more."

 

 

 

If it's 1% for some, it has to be for all......

Responding to the news that University Vice Chancellors received 8% pay increases last year, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner has contrasted the pay rise for the Vice Chancellor of...

MPs yesterday debated the growing use of foodbanks in Britain, but like key Government ministers, Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert was absent. Labour MPs were demanding to know why the Government’s own research into the dramatic rise in use of foodbanks still hasn’t been published, despite being available to them since June. 

Coalition in hiding as more people turn to Cambridge Foodbank

MPs yesterday debated the growing use of foodbanks in Britain, but like key Government ministers, Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert was absent. Labour MPs were demanding to know why... Read more

Hundreds of convicted criminals in the Cambridgeshire area, many of them guilty of serious crimes including robbery, sex attacks and burglaries, could soon be supervised by G4S and Serco, as the Tory Government privatises the Probation Service – with support from Liberal Democrats, including Cambridge MP Julian Huppert.

Supervision of Hundreds of Local Offenders to be handed over to private companies

Hundreds of convicted criminals in the Cambridgeshire area, many of them guilty of serious crimes including robbery, sex attacks and burglaries, could soon be supervised by G4S and Serco, as... Read more

digskils.jpgIn the week that Labour launched a campaign to boost Digital Skills, Cambridge Labour Candidate Daniel Zeichner visited Cambridge Regional College and St John’s Innovation Centre.

Time for Digital Skills

In the week that Labour launched a campaign to boost Digital Skills, Cambridge Labour Candidate Daniel Zeichner visited Cambridge Regional College and St John’s Innovation Centre. Read more

Cambridge's voice once again went unheard last night as the City's Lib Dem MP failed to vote on a Labour proposal in the House of Commons to axe the Coalition Government's deeply unpopular Bedroom Tax. Speaking at a rally at Arbury Community Centre last Friday, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner warned campaigners that the city MP had failed to support Labour attempts in the past to soften the blow on at least 600 Cambridge households.

Huppert dodges Bedroom Tax Vote

Cambridge's voice once again went unheard last night as the City's Lib Dem MP failed to vote on a Labour proposal in the House of Commons to axe the Coalition... Read more

Speaking on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Paul Stainton's Breakfast Show, Daniel Zeichner has called for more Government action to help those losing their jobs at Marshall Aerospace in Cambridge.

Action needed to help people made redundant at Marshall

Speaking on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Paul Stainton's Breakfast Show, Daniel Zeichner has called for more Government action to help those losing their jobs at Marshall Aerospace in Cambridge. Read more

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