Monthly Archives: January 2014

Belgrave Flyover demolition plans announced

Leicester City Council has announced plans for the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover. The result was announced by Peter Soulsby, City Mayor, and Keith Vaz, MP for Leicester East, to residents at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre. There were 969 responses … Continue reading

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Keith visits the British Gas Energy Academy on Ayleston Road

Keith has visited the British Gas Energy Academy on Ayleston Road, Leicester to meet with apprentices training to become British Gas service engineers. The Academy, which was opened by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2009, provides training and support … Continue reading

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Keith signs book of commitment to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Keith has signed a book of commitment to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The Holocaust educational trust was formed in 1988 as a result of renewed interest and need for knowledge about the holocaust and its contemporary relevance. It aims to … Continue reading

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Keith opens the new Abacus Will & Trust office in Leicester

Keith opened the new Abacus Will & Trust office on New Walk in Leicester. At the event he urged everyone to make a will.

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Keith meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin

Keith met with Bulgarian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kristian Vigenin in Parliament yesterday where they shared views on the European Union and immigration. Also present at the meeting was His Excellency Konstantin Dimitrov, Bulgarian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.

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Keith asks the Prime Minister to join him in the war on sugar

Keith asked Prime Minister David Cameron in Prime Minister’s Questions to join him in the  ‘war on sugar’ by giving up sugar and sugary drinks for one day. The Prime Minister said he would take this up if he could … Continue reading

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Keith visits Waitrose to discuss their obesity strategy

Keith has visited Waitrose in the Brent Cross Shopping Centre to discuss what the supermarket chain are doing to address the issue of added sugar in food and drink. Whilst there Keith met with Moira Howie, Nutrition Manager, Ben Stimson, Director … Continue reading

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Keith attends launch of National Obesity Awareness Week

Keith recently attended a Parliamentary reception to mark the beginning of National Obesity Awareness Week and its campaign to turn obesity in the UK around. At the meeting Keith met with organisations supporting National Obesity Awareness Week, which has been organised … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Committee visit to Luton Airport on 1st January 2014

Keith and members of the Home Affairs Select Committee have visited Luton Airport to observe immigration and passport control as part of their continuing inquiry into the work of the immigration system. The visit took place on the morning of … Continue reading

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