Monthly Archives: February 2015

Home Affairs Select Committee report – 27th February

The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on “Gangs and Youth Crime”. The report specifically looks at gangs and youth crime in the UK today and recommends a number of action points which … Continue reading

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Meeting with students from Leicester at Westminster

Keith met with students from Rushey Mead School, Leicester at Westminster. Keith gave the students a few facts about history of Parliament and showed them around Wesminster Hall the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster.

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Prime Minister Appears Before the Liaison Committee

David Cameron, the Prime Minister, came before the Liaison Committee in the House of Commons to answer questions on Foreign Affairs and the Civil Service. Keith was among other Chairs of Select Committees asking questions. He raised the crisis in … Continue reading

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Yemen Debated in the House of Commons

On the 24th February, Keith led a full debate in the House of Commons on the political crisis in Yemen. Joined by many other Members of Parliament, he gave an impassioned plea for the United Kingdom and international community to … Continue reading

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Meeting with Indian High Commissioner

Keith met the Indian High Commissioner Shri Ranjan Mathai, in Parliament on the 25th February 2015. At this meeting, the High Commissioner discussed the relationship between India and the United Kingdom. Topics raised included the new Indian Visa Services in … Continue reading

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Celebration to honour Professor Nilesh Samani

Keith attended the Lohana Mahajan Centre in Leicester, for an event held in honour of Professor Nilesh Samani. Professor Samani was awarded a Knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen, in the 2015 Honours List.

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Home Affairs Select Committee report – 17th February

The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report “Evaluating the new architecture of policing: The College of Policing and the National Crime Agency”. The report specifically looks at the new landscape of policing and … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee report – 13th February

The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on “The Appointment of the Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse”. The report specifically looks at the Home Secretary’s candidate and the progress … Continue reading

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Leicestershire MPs raise concerns with cuts to the Leicestershire Fire Service

In a joint letter, Leicestershire MPs across all political parties have written to the Combined Fire Authority, asking that alternative financial proposals can be put forward to avoid drastic cuts to our regional Fire Services. Those that signed the letter … Continue reading

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Meeting with Duminda Dissanayake MP

Keith met with Duminda Dissanayake MP, current Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister of Ministry of Irrigation, former Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development and a Member of Parliament from Anuradhapura District.

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