This morning Julian and Cambridge Lib Dems celebrated the opening of Cambridge North station by taking the first train from the station into Cambridge. As a local councillor and then as an MP Julian worked with civil servants and ministers to secure approval for the project.
Earlier today Julian visited Railway House on Mill Road to discuss housing and support services for young people in Cambridge. Railway House supports young people aged 16 to 21 who are vulnerable or at risk of homelessness by providing accommodation and promoting independent living.Read more
74% of Cambridge residents voted for the UK to remain within the EU.
Julian is a passionate pro-European, and has vowed to fight against Brexit. Liberal Democrats nationally are leading the charge against Brexit, particularly in light of the Labour party’s confused stance on the issue.Read more
Our health and care services are at breaking point and urgently need investment to ensure they can continue to provide high quality care, now and in the future. Staff are working hard in a broken system, and need decent pay.
Liberal Democrats believe that education is the key to giving children the best start in life. It’s therefore vital that our local schools have the funding they need to support young people.Read more
Housing in Cambridge is extremely expensive, and this is causing huge problems for many people. It has to be a priority to tackle – otherwise Cambridge could simply price itself out of the market, with many people unable to afford to live here.Read more
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our times. We need to eliminate carbon emissions and move towards a zero-carbon economy as quickly as possible. Our future depends on it.Read more
We face an enormous challenge in today's world: How to protect people's civil rights in the digital age. The Liberal Democrats have led the way pushing for the development of effective policies. As MP for Cambridge, Julian was very vocal after the Snowden revelations that intelligence services were collecting citizens' data on a mass scale, calling for a fundamental review of our surveillance laws. He led the only debate Parliament had about this.Read more
An active transport model based around cycling, walking and public transport could deliver benefits for our economy, the environment and our health. At the same time this could help to ease congestion on our roads.
Our world faces many challenges. Extreme poverty continues to blight the lives of hundreds of millions, and wars continue to run rife in many countries. It is immoral for us to stand by and do nothing.Read more