Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ed Miliband visits Leicester

Ed Milliband, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Leicester to attend an event hosted by Keith. The Leicester East Labour Party and attendees from across the Midlands came together to celebrate 25 years of diversity in the city.  

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Keith welcomes the Indian High Commissioner to Leicester

Keith recently welcomed Dr J. Bhagwati, the Indian High Commissioner to the UK, to the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre in Leicester. The visit marked the Commissioner’s first visit to Leicester.

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Keith praises Glenfield campaigners in Parliament

On Monday in the debate on the closure of children’s cardiac services at Glenfield in Westminster Hall Keith praised the work of the campaigners in triggering a review of the decision.  He singled out his constituent Ria Pahwa from Rushey … Continue reading

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Keith addresses elite Indian Police Service Officers

Keith recently met with a number of Indian Police Service Officers who were in the UK to complete their training.  Although there are around 2 million police in India, there are only 3000 Police Service Officers. In a meeting held … Continue reading

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Keith launches bike ride to raise money for Thurnby Lodge youth facilities

Keith is set to recreate a cycle ride he undertook decades ago to raise money for more local youth facilities in his constituency. At a launch event, attended by a number of local people, Keith announced his intention to cycle … Continue reading

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Keith celebrates 40 years of Ugandan Asians in Leicester

Keith recently addressed guests at an exhibition entitled  ’From Kampala to Leicester’ at the New Walk Museum. The exhibition, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the arrival of Ugandan Asians in Leicester,  featured films, letters, and artifacts from the city’s Ugandan … Continue reading

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Keith meets residents concerned about road safety in Evington

A petition signed by hundreds of local people demanding more safety measures outside Whitehall Primary School in Evington was handed over to Keith recently. The petition, signed by over 600 people, calls upon Leicester City Council to install further safety measures … Continue reading

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Keith discusses plans for St Paul’s Catholic School

Keith recently met with local residents, councillors and the developers to discuss the Building Schools for the Future proposals for the redevelopment of St Paul’s Catholic School. Present at the meeting were local Councillors’ Baljit Singh and Deepak Bajaj and … Continue reading

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Silver Star gives Mobile Diabetes Unit to Mumbai

Leicester-based diabetes charity Silver Star has handed over a Mobile Diabetes Unit to the people of Mumbai on the 11th October. In a ceremony at a hospital in the city, British Deputy High Commissioner to India Peter Beckingham and Leicester East … Continue reading

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Keith supports new Guide Dog campaign at Labour Conference

Keith pledged support to a new Guide Dogs campaign which highlights the potential danger that quiet electric and hybrid vehicles present to visually impaired people. Further information can be found on their website: www.guidedogs.org.uk/campaigns

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