Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eastenders Star Lights up Merlyn Vaz Tree

Eastenders star Nina Wadia, who plays “Argee Bhajee” restaurant-owner Zainab Masood in the popular BBC soap, added sparkle to this year’s big switch-on of the Christmas lights at the Merlyn Vaz Centre, Leicester. Her character is going to be one … Continue reading

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Keith speaks at De Montfort honorary degree ceremony for Reverend Jesse Jackson

Keith spoke at a ceremony at De Montfort University in Leicester where the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters for his life’s work on equality, freedom and justice.

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Home Affairs Committee conference on Roots of Radicalism in Leicester

Keith chaired a Home Affairs Committee conference on the Roots of Radicalism in Leicester at De Montfort University. The conference was addressed by Dipu Moni, Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights campaigner. They also heard … Continue reading

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Keith attends international diabetes forum

Keith attended the International Diabetes Federation’s Global Diabetes Forum in Dubai. The event brought together key governmental figures, private sector organisations and diabetes specialists to discuss responses to the alarming rise in cases of diabetes worldwide. Keith addressed those attending … Continue reading

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Keith holds meeting on future of G.E. site

Keith held a public meeting at St Theodore’s Church on the future of the G.E. site. Over a hundred residents turned out to hear from their local Councillor, Assistant Mayor Singh Clair, site remediators First industrial and new site owners, … Continue reading

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Keith discusses radicalisation at SOAS

Keith met with students from the School of Oriental and African Studies this week to discuss radicalisation in universities. The meeting in Parliament was attended by 20 students including the SOAS Student Union Co- Presidents Ali Khan and Arianna Tassinari.

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Keith hosts the Runnymede Trust’s final Riot Roundtable

Keith hosted the Runnymede Trust’s final Riot Roundtable. The roundtable was attended by stakeholders including community members and school children. The Riot Roundtables is a project bringing key local decision-makers, professionals, young people and members of the community together to … Continue reading

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