Daniel Zeichner

Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Labour MP for Cambridge

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Daniel Zeichner’s voting in Parliament

Daniel Zeichner is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Daniel Zeichner has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Free Trade Agreement: New Zealand 21 Oct 2021

    Cambridge people care deeply about the quality of their food, and they will want to know that anything imported is produced to our high standards. I listened closely to the Secretary of State’s response to my right hon. Friend the Member for Islington South and Finsbury (Emily Thornberry), and she did not address the question of the framework standards suggested by the previous Trade and...
  • International Trade: British Farmers: Global Exports 21 Oct 2021

    The House will be aware of the problems facing UK pig farmers; pigs are sadly being culled on farms, partly because of a shortage of labour, but also because of the closure of markets to China. Other European countries have managed to reopen those markets, but the UK has signally failed to do so. What is the Secretary of State doing to address that diplomatic failure?
  • Health and Social Care: Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Backlogs 19 Oct 2021

    What recent estimate he has made of the size of backlogs in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Labour MP for Cambridge

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Daniel Zeichner campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Bus Services
  • Neonicotinoids
  • Bus Services: Disability
  • Cycling and Walking
  • Cycling

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Petitions Committee (12 Mar 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (18 Sep 2015 to 29 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 4 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 3JA, for completing parliamentary panel surveys:
27 March 2020, received £75 for February 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 December 2020)
15 June 2020, received £75 for April 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 December 2020)
17 August 2020, received £75 for July 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 December 2020)
29 September 2020, received £75 for August 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 December 2020)
08 November 2020, received £75 for September 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 December 2020)
22 December 2020, received £75 for October 2020 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 January 2021)
27 July 2021, received £275 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 11 August 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Pettitts Ltd; management for the shared freehold flats of which I am a resident. (Registered 04 June 2015)
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