Monthly Archives: March 2016

Doncaster Road Residents oppose Betting Shop

Keith met with residents of Doncaster Road and Catherine Street who are concerned about  the application for a Betting shop at 151 Doncaster Road.  In attendance were the Local Ward Councillors Manjula Sood, Mo Chohan and John Thomas. There are currently … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics 25th March 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 25th March 2016: –287 Cases taken up –167 Visitors to Casework Centre –11 Surgeries Held –22 hours of Surgeries –43 Cases referred to other MPs –93 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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Meeting with Samworth Brothers Employees

Keith met today with employees from Samworth Brothers who remain very concerned about the company’s decision to change their contracts. He promised to raise their concerns with the company.

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Easter Adjournment Debate

Keith attended the debate on matters to be raised before the Easter adjournment. He spoke about the current conflict in Yemen, the announcement of the Sugar Tax in the Budget, the provision of diabetes education services and Leicester City’s quest to … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Committee Visit to New Scotland Yard

On Thursday 24th March, Keith and members of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited New Scotland Yard as part of the Committee’s inquiry into Countering Extremism. The Committee heard details of the work of the Counter Terrorism Command and the … Continue reading

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Commons Statement on Brussels Terrorist Attacks

Following the appalling terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday 22nd March, the Home Secretary gave a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23rd March, outlining the implications for the United Kingdom of these events. Keith raised security at … Continue reading

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APPG Tamils and British Forum Annual Reception 2016

At the invitation of the Tamil community Keith attend to the APPG Tamils and British Forum Annual Reception 2016 at the House of Commons. He spoke about future challenges and praised the good work done by the Tamil community. The … Continue reading

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APPG for Yemen: 1st Anniversary of the Conflict in Yemen

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen met on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the conflict on the 26th March and to examine the UK’s role in the conflict. Members of the Group heard from … Continue reading

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Home Secretary Appears Before Home Affairs Committee

The Home Secretary gave oral evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday 22nd March 2016. The Committee questioned the Home Secretary on issues relating to asylum seeker housing, the European Union response to the migration crisis, policing and … Continue reading

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National day of the Republic of Tunisia

Keith attended a celebration of the National day of the Republic an event to mark an important Anniversary of this young democracy. Also at the event where the Foreign Minister Tobias Ellwood who is responsible for British Government relations in … Continue reading

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