Monthly Archives: May 2014

Leicester Elects New Lord Mayor

Keith attended the Annual Meeting of Leicester City Council  at the Town Hall.  He met the new Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor John Thomas and congratulated him on his achievement. Councillor Thomas represents Belgrave Ward which is in the heart … Continue reading

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Keith meets EU commissioner concerning Mango ban

Keith met European Union agriculture commissioner Dacian Ciolos in Brussels to discuss the action plan for the overturn of the EU ban on Indian Mangoes. Commissioner informed Keith that a high level EU inspection team will be visiting India in … Continue reading

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Richard III’s remains to be buried in Leicester

The High Court has ruled that King Richard III’s remains, which were found under a Leicester car park in 2012, are to be reburied in Leicester Cathedral. Next year marks the 530th anniversary of the death of Richard III, the … Continue reading

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Keith joined hundreds Mourners who lined Belgrave Road to pay respects to Fl Lt. Rakesh Chauhan

Keith joined hundreds Mourners who lined Belgrave Road to pay respects to Fl Lt. Rakesh Chauhan who was killed while on operational duty in Afghanistan recently. He then attended the funeral service at Loughborough Crematorium. Keith said “He was a real … Continue reading

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2014 Indian elections

The 2014 Indian elections have come to an end and Narendra Modi has emerged as Prime Minister-elect. The UK has a very special relationship with India and Keith is sure that our two Prime Ministers will work together to continue … Continue reading

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Keith attends Indian Diaspora event to celebrate Narendra Modi’s victory

Keith joined in the celebrations organised by the BJP and the Indian Diaspora for Narendra Modi’s victory in the Indian elections. Leicester has the largest number of Gujaraties of any City in Europe and they were especially proud of Mr … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee publishes report into Police Federation

The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on the Police Federation. The report specifically looks at the reported culture of bullying, the financial transparency and election of the National Chair. A copy of … Continue reading

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Keith presents 10 Minute Rule Bill on Sugar Labelling

On Wednesday 14th May 2014, Keith presented a 10 Minute Rule Bill to Parliament entitled Food Labelling (Sugar Content). The aim of the Bill is to change the law so that the number of teaspoons of sugar a food product … Continue reading

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Keith meet Santander boss

Keith organised a meeting between Evington residents Cllr Deepak Bajaj, Mr Hakim Khalifa, Mr Anup Pattny and Mr Geoff Hibberd and Mr Steven Pateman the Executive Director, Head of UK Banking to discuss the closure of Santander branch in Evington. … Continue reading

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Keith visited a new housing development scheme on Depot Close

Keith visited a new housing development scheme on Depot Close, Leicester, which was built and managed by Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA), some properties  have special adoptions for people with physical difficulties. The site was a former disused Leicester City … Continue reading

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