Tag Archives: Julian Huppert

Labour’s Candidate to be Cambridge’s MP Seeks Advice from Alastair Campbell on How to Be Popular

The Labour Party’s Prospective candidate to become Cambridge’s MP at the 2015 general election, Daniel Zeichner, has sought advice on how to be popular from ex Labour spinner Alastair Campbell. Mr Campbell’s advice to Zeichner was: Don’t calculate too much. Go with your gut. This appeared to me to be a direct challenge to the [...]

Cambs Police and Crime Commissioner Bright Dodges TASER Questions

When Cambridge’s newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright was asked to comment on Cambridgeshire Police Force’s use of TASER weapons by the Cambridge-News he responded: Tasers are an operational matter and I cannot interfere in operational matters. My view is that TASER policies; such as if they ought be routinely carried by front-line [...]

Huppert’s Law

Exciting news – I have chance to present a 10-minute rule Bill to Parliament on the 10th. I need to decide topic by tuesday. Any ideas? #fb — Julian Huppert (@julianhuppert) June 28, 2012 On the morning of Thursday the 28th of June 2012 Cambridge MP Julian Huppert tweeted to say: Exciting news – I [...]

Julian Huppert’s Fantastic Liberal Democrat Conference Motion on Civil Liberties

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert At the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference being held on the weekend of 10-11 March 2012 Cambridge MP Julian Huppert is moving a motion titled “Civil Liberties” scheduled for debate at 10:45 am on the Sunday morning. The text of the motion is available, but only deep within the Conference Agenda (on [...]

Julian Huppert on Boris Island – Newsnight 18 Jan 2012

On 18th of January 2012 Cambridge MP Julian Huppert, who also acts as the Liberal Democrat transport spokesman, was interviewed on Newsnight by Jeremy Paxman on the subject of the proposed new airport in the Thames estuary. Paxman: “As long as you are part of the collation, will this happen?” Huppert: “No I don’t think [...]

Julian Huppert PMQ on Workers’ Rights

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert got the first question at Prime Minister’s questions on the 9th of November 2011. After having asked the always topical question of: If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 9 November. which prompted the predictable response of: This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others and, in [...]

Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM with Julian Huppert

Julian Huppert MP Drinking Tea/Coffee Before Speaking at the 2011 Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM I observed the Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM on Tuesday the 1st of November 2011. Cambridge MP Julian Huppert was the guest speaker. Key Points The 1082 member campaign has been re-organised at the top. Martin Lucas-Smith, who previously led the organisation [...]