"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.
Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner has cut the ribbon on Owlstone's new manufacturing facility on the Cambridge Science Park.
Labour Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna was in Cambridge on Saturday morning to launch the Living Wage Week. He joined students and local living wage campaigners to congratulate King's College on implementing the Living Wage and to urge others to follow suit.
Labour suggestions for the future of UK universities will help people across Cambridge, says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner. Shadow Universities Minister Liam Byrne today published his thoughts on the future of universities, including suggesting a loan-scheme to help post-graduates.
I was delighted to meet leading members of the students union at Anglia Ruskin in Cambridge today to support the campaign against the huge cut to Disabled Support Allowance made by Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable. Thanks to incompetence in his department, a big budget over-run means that students with disabilities at universities like ARU are taking a major hit. Some 1800 students at ARU are affected - why on earth do the Lib Dems in the Coalition think it's ok to hand people earning a million pounds a fifty thousand cash-back, while taking money off students with disabilities? Tough choices? No - wrong choices.
George Osborne was in Cambridge last week trumpeting investment in a new polar research ship. Speaking on BBC Look East, Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner welcomed any additional funding, but pointed out that whereas investment in science doubled during the period of Labour Government, it has been frozen by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, resulting in a real-terms cut of around 15%:
Cambridge University and Anglia Ruskin will benefit from Labour’s sensible approach to immigration unveiled by Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper today, says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner. Of particular significance to Cambridge will be Labour’s promise to take international fee-paying students out of net migration targets. This has been a constant source of complaint from universities who have seen a sharp fall-off as students, particularly from India and Pakistan, have turned to other more welcoming countries.
Following a fantastic campaign by students at King's College Cambridge, many of them members of Cambridge Universities Labour Club, the college has voted to budget to pay all staff the Living Wage next year. Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate, a graduate of King's, has been campaigning on the issue for years.
Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge will lose half a million pounds in support for the hardest-pressed students in the coming year because of Liberal Democrat incompetence says Cambridge Labour Parliamentary Candidate Daniel Zeichner. The decision to axe the Access to Learning Fund by Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable was announced this morning in a letter to University Vice Chancellers.