Monthly Archives: January 2015

MPs take on Lord Mayor in 5 a side thriller

A 5 a side thriller took place at the Merlyn Vaz Sports Centre, Hamilton Community Centre when a team led by Keith beat a team lead by City Lord Mayor John Thomas in support of the Lord Mayor’s charities. The … Continue reading

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Paul McKeever Lecture 2015

On 29th January Keith hosted the second Paul McKeever lecture in the House of Commons. The lecture commemorates the life and work of Paul McKeever, the former Chairman of the Police Federation, who tragically passed away on 17th January 2013. … Continue reading

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Concern over Bus Fare Hikes in Leicester

Many people in Leicester have expressed concern at bus prices rising by an average of 10p on First buses in the city. Keith has joined the condemnation of this decision, tabling a motion in the House of Commons calling for … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee sessions on 26th and 27th January

On Monday 26 January, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence from Ben Emmerson QC, Counsel to the Child Abuse Inquiry on the progress of the inquiry. On Tuesday 27 January, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on FGM … Continue reading

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Republic Day of India

Keith joined H. E. Mr Ranjan Mathai at a celebration of the Republic Day of India.

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Coca Cola Sponsorship of London Eye Slammed

Following the sponsorship deal between Coca Cola and the London Eye going ahead, with the London Eye lit bright red and adorned by Coca Cola logos, Keith has expressed concerns in the House of Commons. Keith has tabled an Early … Continue reading

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Meeting with Maharashtra State Minister

Keith met Vinod Tawde, State Minister for Primary, Higher and Technical Education for Maharashtra, India. Mr Tawde is also responsible for medical education and culture in Maharashtra. They had a productive meeting.

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Meeting with Chief Executive of Leicester Country Cricket Club

On the 23rd January, Keith met with Wasim Khan the new Chief Executive of Leicester Country Cricket Club. Keith welcomed the plans for the future development of the Club.

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United Against Ebola Launch

Keith gave a speech at the United Against Ebola Launch hosted by Akosua and Michael Essien with the Ambassadors of Health Africa International (HAI). The evening was created to launch their new educational campaign, delivering sustainable support in the fight … Continue reading

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Meeting with Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama

Keith met with Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Gujarat Government Cabinet Minister for Education, Food, Civil Supply & Consumer affairs, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs at the House of Commons. They discussed the  issue of the future of education in India. Keith  invited the … Continue reading

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