Monthly Archives: May 2015

Discussion of British Indians in the 2015 General Election

Keith took a part in discussion focussing on the influence of British Indians on the 2015 General Election in the House of Lords on the 27th of May. The event was Chaired by Lord Bhikhu Parekh.

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State Opening of Parliament

On the 27th May 2015, the State Opening of Parliament was completed, following the delivery of the Queen’s Speech. Parliament will now debate the Queens Speech, before returning to regular Parliamentary Business next week.  

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7th International Symposium of the Diabetic Foot

On Friday 22nd May Keith attended the 7th International Symposium of the Diabetic Foot, a large conference focusing on diabetes, and specifically its complications for lower limbs. Keith gave a speech on the role politicians can play in tackling diabetes, … Continue reading

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Meeting with Judge Howard Morrison

Whilst in the Netherlands to attend the International Symposium of the Diabetic Foot, Keith attended a meeting with Judge Howard Morrison at the International Criminal Court. Mr Morrison is a leading international lawyer, and in addition to his role with the … Continue reading

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Gujurati GCSE and A-Levels at Risk of Being Cut

Many residents and education providers in Leicester East have raised their concerns with Keith about the potential discontinuation of Gujurati GCSE and A-Level qualifications across the United Kingdom. This decision, if it is carried out, is of great concern. Minority … Continue reading

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Alphonso Mangoes Delivered to 10 Downing Street

The final moment in the successful campaign to lift the European Union ban on Indian Alphonso mangoes came today on the 18th May 2015, as Keith fulfilled his promise to deliver a fresh shipment of the mangoes to Prime Minister David … Continue reading

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Leicester East Election Results 7th May 2015

On the 7th May 2015, Keith was re-elected as MP for Leicester East with 29,386 votes, a majority of 18,352.   Turnout was 64.43 per cent.     Full results:   Candidate Party Votes  Michael James Barker Trade Unionist And Socialist … Continue reading

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