Monthly Archives: August 2015

68th Anniversary of India’s Independence.

On Friday 28th August Keith was a Guest of Honor at the Indian Overseas Congress to celebrate the 68th Anniversary of India’s Independence. The event was in the Civic Centre in Leicester where Keith spoke to many local people celebrating … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 28th August 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 28th August 2015:   – 658 Cases taken up – 1242 Visitors to Casework Centre – 29 Surgeries Held – 71 hours of Surgeries – 145 Cases referred to other MPs – 481 Cases referred … Continue reading

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Article on Immigration Crisis: Dominoes Around Europe

Today Keith’s latest article was published on this Summer’s immigration crisis. In it the risk of other Northern European ports and towns developing similar situations to that in Calais is highlighted. Europol are identified as a key organisation in tackling this … Continue reading

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Keith welcomes Yvette Cooper in Leicester for Leadership campaign.

On Sunday 23rd August Keith welcomed Yvette Cooper to Leicester to support her campaign for the Leadership Election. He participated in a discussion with her and local residents. The event was co-hosted with Jonathan Ashworth Member of Parliament for Leicester … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 21st August 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 21st August 2015:   – 622 Cases taken up – 1224 Visitors to Casework Centre – 28 Surgeries Held – 69 hours of Surgeries – 139 Cases referred to other MPs – 470 Cases … Continue reading

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Visit to FGM Helpline

On Monday 17 August, Keith visited the NSPCC’s FGM helpline, the only one of its kind in the UK. The Home Affairs Select Committee praised the work of the helpline in its landmark report on FGM published in June 2014. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 14th August 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 14th August 2015:   – 615 Cases taken up – 1214 Visitors to Casework Centre – 27 Surgeries Held – 68 hours of Surgeries – 136 Cases referred to other MPs – 467 … Continue reading

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UK financial and operational support for overseas drug operations

Since the publication of the Guardian’s article Britain’s £13m overseas war on drugs ‘could be helping fund executions’ on Sunday 9 August, Keith has received over 3000 emails from people across the UK on this matter. Keith shares the concerns that … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 7th August 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 7th August 2015:   – 589 Cases taken up – 1209 Visitors to Casework Centre – 26 Surgeries Held – 66 hours of Surgeries – 133 Cases referred to other MPs – 467 Cases … Continue reading

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Pravin Ruparelia

Keith was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Pravin Ruparelia of Rushey Mead, Leicester. Keith said: “Pravinbhai was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Leicester. He was a great community leader and friend. … Continue reading

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