Monthly Archives: November 2012

Keith holds debate on police pensions

Keith held a debate on police pensions in Parliament on Wednesday 28th November and met with Sergeant Nigel Tompsett, who started the E-petition on police pensions which now has over 1,000  signatures. You can read the debate here.

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Keith’s sponsored bike ride raises over £2000 for local youth facilities!

Dozens of pedaling youngsters accompanied Keith as he took part in a sponsored cycle to raise money for facilities in Thurnby Lodge. In 1988 Keith took part in a similar ride to raise money, an event he recreated on Saturday. The event … Continue reading

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Keith meets Gary McKinnon

Keith recently met Gary McKinnon at an event to celebrate his successful campaign against extradition to the United States. Keith says: “I was delighted to celebrate this amazing victory with Gary and his mother Janis who has campaigned so hard on his … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Committee holds seminar on E-Crime

The Home Affairs Select Committee recently held a seminar on E-Crime and found out from 5 different age groups about their experience of the internet. Present at the discussion were people of all ages from primary school children to ‘silver surfers’. … Continue reading

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Keith gets ready for sponsored bike ride to raise funds for youth facilities

Keith has begun prepares for his sponsored bike ride to raise money for local youth facilities on Saturday 24th November. So far over £1750 has been pledged with many indicating they intend to join him. The big bike ride take … Continue reading

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Keith asks residents for their views on prisoner voting rights

Keith has asked Leicester residents to send him their views on whether or not prisoners should be able to vote in elections. The Government is expected to make a statement to the Commons on Thursday 22nd November which will outline … Continue reading

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Mayor of Atlanta gives first Rainbow Lecture in Commons

The Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, delivered the inaugural Rainbow Lecture in the British Houses of Parliament on Thursday 15th November 2012 in a session hosted by Keith. This lecture marks the first in a series of Rainbow Lectures to … Continue reading

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Keith meets with Brenda Hughes, Najma Asghar-Bashir and Kerry Spriggs to discuss changes to benefits

Keith recently met with a group of local residents who are concerned that Government changes to the benefits system will leave them poorer. In March 2012 the Government passed legislation for a new welfare benefit called Universal Credit to replace … Continue reading

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Number 10 lights up blue for World Diabetes Day!

Keith was on hand when one of Britain’s most popular soap stars Nina Wadia from EastEnders flicked the switch to light up 10 Downing Street blue to mark World Diabetes Day 2012. It follows the Prime Minister’s historic decision, at … Continue reading

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Keith meets rising star of Indian football Brandon Fernandes.. Again!

Keith recently met with rising Indian football star Brandon Fernandes. The 18 year old from Goa, widely recognised as the first Indian footballer good enough to play in the top flight of English football, is currently undergoing trials at Leicester … Continue reading

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