Monthly Archives: November 2015

Weekly Office Statistics 30th November 2015

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 30th November 2015: – 945 Cases taken up – 1344 Visitors to Casework Centre – 40 Surgeries Held – 96 hours of Surgeries – 226 Cases referred to other MPs – 561 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – … Continue reading

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Tree Planting ceremony

Keith attended the Tree Planting ceremony in memory of Cynthia Bunton who was a local campaigner in Humberstone Village.  The ceremony took place at Monk Rest Gardens, Cynthia’s favourite park.

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World Aids Week 21-28 November 2015

Keith attended  the Halve it Campaign – to highlight HIV testing to make it easier to access and available in a variety of letting in the NHS, HIV Charities and patient Groups. Ensuring that people are diagnosed with HIV quicker … Continue reading

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Letter to the Prime Minister on Syria

Following the Prime Minister’s statement on Syria made in the House of Commons on 26 November, Keith wrote to David Cameron to urge him to engage with the Muslim community on the UK’s involvement in the country. Keith wrote that he … Continue reading

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Barclays Bank Branch (Woodhill) Leicester

Keith presented a Petition in September 2015 in the House of Commons regarding the closure of Barclays Bank Branch on Woodhill, Leicester. Below are the Observations of the HM Treasury Department in response to the Petition.   Observations from The Economic … Continue reading

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Letter from Tunisian Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Keith had written earlier in November to the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize laureates to congratulate them for their work and achievements. The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia had been rewarded for helping the country’s transition to democracy in the aftermath … Continue reading

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APPG for Diabetes Roundtable Meeting with Doctors

Keith chaired a highly productive All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes meeting with over a dozen GPs and consultants on Wednesday 25th November 2015. The discussion focused on some of the issues present in diabetes care across the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Committee Session on Counter Terrorism and Migration

On Tuesday 24th November the Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session on counter-terrorism and migration. The witnesses giving evidence were Mark Rowley, Head of Counter-Terrorism at the Metropolitan Police; John Hayes MP, the Security Minister and Charles Farr, Director … Continue reading

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Keith Meets Counterpart in Italian Parliament Mario Marazziti

Keith met with Italian MP Mario Marazziti, Co-Chair of Italian Parliamentary Committee for Migrants, on Monday 23rd November. As the Co-Chair of a Committee with a similar remit to the Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith and Mr Marazziti discussed a … Continue reading

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Smart Borders Conference 2015

On Monday 23rd November, Keith attended and spoke at the ‘Smart Borders Conference’, an event to discuss issues and best practice related to immigration policy, border controls and associated technology. In his speech, Keith raised the importance of counter-terrorism and … Continue reading

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