Huppert speaks up for private rental tenants at Lib Dem conference

Terrace Housing Cambridge MP Julian Huppert, who has been lobbying the government to protect private rental tenants from unscrupulous landlords, took his fight to the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference on Monday (October 6).

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Huppert reinforces call for more support for postgraduates

julian_withkingsstudents.JPGA call for more support for postgraduate students was reinforced by Cambridge MP Julian Huppert on Monday (October 6) when he joined a panel hosted by the National Union of Students and think tank, Million Plus.

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Huppert calls for fairer deal for publicans at conference fringe

JLH_julian-in-pub.pngMP Julian Huppert shared a platform with Ministers and campaigners to press the need for a fairer deal for publicans at a Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference fringe event this weekend.

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Huppert continues living wage campaign with Cambridge University

Julian_Huppert.jpgMP Julian Huppert has joined forces with the Living Wage Foundation to press Cambridge University and its Colleges to pay all staff the Living Wage of £7.65 an hour.

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Huppert welcomes decision for NHS to keep running elderly care

MP Julian Huppert has welcomed the news that the new combined acute, community and mental health services for elderly people will be run by the NHS.

Julian has been campaigning to ensure these services would be provided by the NHS rather than privatised and is confident the decision will lead to a smooth transition of care and a much more cohesive service, providing better healthcare to patients.

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Road to Grantchester to be disrupted

From 1st December 2014 County Highways will begin a £1 million scheme to replace Brasley Bridge, C201, Mill Way, Granchester. The proposed works follow a structural assessment of the Bridge which identified a number of issues.

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Post Office returns to Trumpington St

North Newtown residents have reason to celebrate with the return of Post Office services to Trumpington Street on 13 November. The “new” branch will operate from the convenience store at 2a Trumpington Street. Post Office services will be offered from a till on the shop counter (albeit in an open plan environment), which means customers will be able to carry out a wide range of Post Office services alongside retail purchases. Post Office opening hours will mirror the existing business – Monday to Friday 06.30 to 19.00, Saturday 06.30 to 17.00 and Sunday 07.00 to 16.00.

This is excellent news after the many closures of previous years.

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Julian meets East Anglia’s best young bricklayer Celebrating Apprenticeships

Shaun-Bartram-bricklaying-apprentice-225x300.jpgApprentice, Shaun Bartram, the best young bricklayer in East Anglia, has landed an enviable job working on Cambridge’s oldest college.

Shaun, 19, who was named regional junior champion in the SkillBuild competition at the NEC Birmingham, is helping to sympathetically extend part of the student accommodation at Peterhouse.

 

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Julian raises his coffee cup to charity fund-raiser

MP Julian Huppert supported the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

 

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Julian Joins Youngsters at the Spinney School for Lunch

MP Julian Huppert joined pupils at Cambridge’s Spinney School as free school meals for children up to the age of seven were rolled out across the city. The free meals will save families more than £400 a year for each child and improve children’s education.

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