Monthly Archives: July 2014

Delivering the peace flag to Downing Street

At 12 noon on Wednesday 30th July 2014, Keith delivered a peace flag to 10 Downing Street with representatives of the Federation of Muslim Organisations. Keith said: “The flag symbolises the condemnation of violence and the support for peace, freedom … Continue reading

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Hamilton Residents Meeting

Keith attended a Public Meeting of the Hamilton Residents to discuss the planning application submitted by Tesco Store for a Family Pub, a Restaurant and a drive-through fast food outlet.  In attendance were Local Ward Councillors, Patel, Snadhu and Potter, … Continue reading

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Victory Celebrations

Keith attended a celebration party at the Humberstone Heights Golf Course as Leicester City Council  announced that the Golf Course will not be closing.   Mr Vaz presented a Petition in the House of Commons signed by over 3,000 people … Continue reading

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Hovis factory in Leicester

Keith met the Managers at the Hovis factory based off Troon Way, to ask the company to reconsider its proposed decision to relocate the Leicester bread manufacturing operation to other sites.  The Company is having consultation meetings with the Unions … Continue reading

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Eid-ul fiter Mubarak

Eid-ul fiter Mubarak may Allah grant peace and happyness to all on this auspicious day.

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Goan Festival 2014

Keith joined thousands of members of the Goan Association to celebrate the Annual Goan Festival. The event included a mass follow by cultural performances and the tasting of traditional cuisine.

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Signing the Palestinian Peace Flag

Keith visited the Federation of Muslim Organisations to sign their peace flag. The Flag is being signed to show support for a petition condemning violence in Palestine and supporting peace, freedom and justice for both the Palestinian and Israeli people. … Continue reading

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Ramadan Festival “Human Appeal”

Keith attended the Four-day Ramadan Festival held at The Spinney on Frisby Road. The event is in its fourth year and each year its gets bigger and bigger.  There were  food stalls selling middle eastern food, hand crafted Eid gifts, … Continue reading

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Sham Marriage Report

The Home Affairs Select Committee, which Keith chairs, published its Third Report of Session 2014-15, “The Work of the Immigration Directorates (October – December 2013)” on Friday 25th July 2014. The report focused on the growing industry of sham marriages … Continue reading

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Prime Minister of Bangladesh in London

Keith met the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss various issues including yesterday’s Girl Summit on female genital mutilation (FGM) and UK – Bangladeshi relations.

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