Monthly Archives: September 2015

Request for Urgent Meeting with Jeremy Hunt on 111 Crisis

Following the deeply concerning revelations regarding the NHS 111 non-emergency service in Leicestershire, Keith has written to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, to request he launches an urgent inquiry into the service and to meet as soon … Continue reading

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Diversity Nite at Labour Party Conference 2015

The Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, joined party members at the 19th Annual Diversity Nite at the Labour Party conference in Brighton. The party-goers were treated to a mix of different cultures and cuisines. The high point of … Continue reading

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BBC World Service debate on extremist Islamist violence

On Monday 28 September Keith took part in the BBC World Service’s debate: ‘Extremist Islamist Violence’. The panel and audience, comprised of academics, MPs, representatives of faith groups and others discussed how young Brits become radicalised and what has made so … Continue reading

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Annual Labour Party Conference 2015

On Monday 28 September Keith chaired the afternoon session of the Annual Labour Party Conference 2015. Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; Michael Dugher MP,  Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; and … Continue reading

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Guardian Big Ideas Debate on migration statistics

Keith attended the Guardian’s Big Ideas Debate on Monday 28 September. Richard Howitt MEP; Prof. Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge; and John Curtis, NatCen, were also on the panel. The discussion focused on migration into the UK, and whether the public … Continue reading

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Radical reforms to reduce reoffending

On Monday 28 September, Keith attended at the round table event ‘Radical reforms to reduce reoffending’ organised by the Centre for Social Justice. He spoke about the need to tackle the cycle of reoffending between the different generations within families and of the … Continue reading

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Labour Friends of Bangladesh

Keith addressed the Bangladeshi community in Brighton on Sunday 27 September at an event organised by Labour Friends of Bangladesh. He welcomed the fact that there are now three MPs of Bangladeshi origin in Parliament; Tulip Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Rupa … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 25th September 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 25th September 2015:   – 726 Cases taken up – 1272 Visitors to Casework Centre – 32 Surgeries Held – 78 hours of Surgeries – 174 Cases referred to other MPs – 502 Cases referred to … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery Fund Awards £45,000 to Leicester

Keith has received a letter from the Heritage Lottery Fund, informing him that the Leicester Diwali Heritage and Archive Programme has been awarded £45,000. This project will collect stories and objects from the local community, to capture the story of … Continue reading

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Opening of LOROS Shop

Keith officially opened the new premises of LOROS at 82 Belgrave Road on Friday 18 September 2015.

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