City's carers need more support - Huppert

YQ5J9883.jpgCambridge’s 8,870 carers are contributing to billions of pounds worth of savings for the taxpayer and yet fail to receive enough support, claims MP Julian Huppert, as he marks Carer’s Rights Day.

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Call for Brookfields Hospital beds to come back into use

YQ5J9852.jpgCambridge MP Julian Huppert and Councillor Kilian Bourke are calling for Mill Road's Brookfields Hospital to bring disused beds back into use to help cope with winter pressures in the local health system.

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Julian backs prestigious competition to showcase creative talent

Julian_Huppert_(Stock_Photo)_2012.jpgMusicians, singers and film-makers are being urged by Cambridge MP, Julian Huppert  to take part in a prestigious competitions to showcase their talents.

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Huppert welcomes investment to speed up cycling safety improvements

DSC04493.JPGMP Julian Huppert, who has been pushing to keep cycling at the top of the government’s agenda, has welcomed a £114 million investment which will help to speed up safety improvements in Cambridge for cyclists over the next three years.

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Huppert finds out how a change in the law would help the pub trade

JLH_julian-in-pub.pngMP Julian Huppert, who has been fighting for a change in the law to protect publicans, will meet representatives from the industry tomorrow (Friday, November 28) to find out how new legislation could help them.

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Huppert backs campaign to drop learning tax

Vince_Cable_and_Julian.jpgMP Julian Huppert has backed a campaign to “drop the learning tax” calling on the government to refund hundreds of thousands of pounds of VAT charged to Cambridge’s sixth form colleges.

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Baroness Smith of Newnham makes her Maiden Speech in the House of Lords

Newnham_-_Julie_Smith_profile_pic.jpgCambridge academic and Lib Dem City Councillor, Dr Julie Smith makes her Maiden Speech in the House of Lords today (Tuesday, November 25) as she takes her place as Baroness Smith of Newnham.

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Julian teams up with scientist through unique pairing scheme

mat-smith-photography-portrait-julian-huppert-mp-westminster.jpgMP Julian Huppert is teaming up with Cambridge scientist, Dr Sadia Ahmed as part of a unique pairing scheme.

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Huppert lobbies parliament for fair deal for firefighters

Julian_firefighters.jpgMP Julian Huppert is lobbying the Government to get a fairer deal for fire-fighters after they fear planned changes to their pensions could leave them thousands of pounds worse off in their retirement.

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Huppert votes to stop private companies infiltrating NHS

YQ5J9852.jpgMP Julian Huppert will vote today (Friday, November 21) to undo some of the most damaging elements of Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Act.

 

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