Monthly Archives: March 2016

Early Day Motion: DIABETES EDUCATION IN LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND

That this House is concerned that the Type 2 diabetes education contract in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has been awarded to a pharmaceutical company Spirit Healthcare; is interested to determine how Spirit Healthcare’s EMPOWER programme improves on the education of … Continue reading

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Early Day Motion: NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME

That this House welcomes the announcement by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK that by 2020 up to 100,000 people in England will be offered places on a nationwide diabetes prevention programme; acknowledges that those referred will receive … Continue reading

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Keith met Shiva Rajkumar in Parliament

Keith met Shiva Rajkumar in Parliament. Mr Kumar  is an Indian film actor, producer, playback singer and television presenter best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is the eldest son of the actor Raj Kumar. Shiva Rajkumar has … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s European Council Statement

The Prime Minister David Cameron gave a statement in Parliament on Monday 21st March 2016 on the most recent meeting of the European Council. Keith intervened in the statement saying: “I agree with the Prime Minister that progress has been made, … Continue reading

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Visit to Glasgow

At the invitation of Home Affairs Select Committee Member Stuart McDonald MP, Keith visited Glasgow on Friday 18th March to investigate reports relating to serious issues with asylum seeker housing. During the course of this visit, Keith met with the Scottish … Continue reading

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Association of Youth Managers and Ambition Meeting in Parliament

Keith spoke at a meeting convened by the Association of Youth Managers and Ambition (Local Authority Heads of Youth Services) on various issues relating to youth justice. This event was held on Monday 21st March and attended by 50-60 local authority youth … Continue reading

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Early Day Motion: ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONFLICT IN YEMEN

That this House notes that 26 March 2016 is the first anniversary of the conflict in Yemen; is deeply concerned that over 8,100 civilian casualties and 2,800 civilian deaths have been caused by the conflict; welcomes the scaling back of … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics 18th March 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 18th March 2016: –268 Cases taken up –142 Visitors to Casework Centre –10 Surgeries Held –20 hours of Surgeries –37 Cases referred to other MPs –82 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner second Annual Conference

On Saturday 19th March 2016 Keith attended the second annual conference in Nottingham organised by the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Paddy Tipping. Keith delivered a speech on ’50 years after the Race Relations Act: Progress in Race and Policing … Continue reading

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Introduction of Sugar Tax

Keith has welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor in the Budget Statement today that the government intends to introduce a sugar levy on sugary drinks. Keith said: “I am delighted with George Osborne’s decision. The old deal between the Department … Continue reading

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