Monthly Archives: January 2012

Keith supports EU referendum in Leicester East

Today pro-European Keith joined a cross party group of MPs calling for a referendum on the EU. He spoke in support of a referendum alongside Eurosceptic MPs Douglas Carswell, Conservative MP for Clacton and Natascha Engel MP, Labour Chair of … Continue reading

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Virgin Media boss Sir Richard Branson appears before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of drugs.

The Home Affairs Committee took evidence on drugs policy from a variety of witnesses. Virgin Media Boss Sir Richard Branson appeared before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of … Continue reading

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Keith attends Diabetes Testing Event in Parliament

Keith put Leicester on the map by having his blood sugar levels tested at the International Diabetes Federation testing event in Parliament. He urges everyone to get themselves tested for diabetes.

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Humberstone Junior School visits Keith in Parliament

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Keith meets Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner

Keith spoke at an event in honour of Tawakul Karman, Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner, and peaceful protestor for democracy and activist for women’s rights in Yemen.

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Keith sits on the panel at Diabetes Question Time in Westminster

Yesterday Keith, Health Minister Paul Burstow MP and other diabetes experts joined host Sky news presenter Stephen Dixon for an evening of tough questions from diabetes sufferers, academics and clinical professionals about the future of diabetes treatment in the UK. … Continue reading

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Keith receives Evington residents’ road safety petition

Today Keith accepted a Petition which has been signed by over 1,000 people asking for reduced speed limit and zigzag lines outside Linden Primary School and traffic calming measures along Headland Road before a serious accident occurs. Local residents in … Continue reading

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Keith meets Bidve family in Parliament

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