Monthly Archives: April 2016

Meeting with Sharan

On Wednesday 13th April Keith met with dietary experts from SHARAN to discuss the role of diet in preventing and reversing diabetes. At the meeting the incorporation of diet and nutrition education into diabetes structured education programmes was discussed.

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Yemen ceasefire mentioned at Foreign Office Questions

Keith mentioned the ceasefire in Yemen on Tuesday 12th April at Foreign Office Questions. He said: Keith Vaz: I welcome the ceasefire, but since Sunday there has already been an attack on Taiz. Will the Minister confirm that he will be … Continue reading

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Keith meets The City of Leicester College in Parliament

On Tuesday 12th April Keith met with the City of Leicester College from Evington. A group of 6th form politics students from the College visited the Houses of Parliament and met with Keith their local MP.

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Tamils for Labour event in the House of Commons

Keith attended and spoke at the Tamils for Labour event on Monday 11th April at the House of Commons. The event was also a way to celebrate the Tamil new year on 14th April. The meeting was well attended by … Continue reading

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Early Day Motion: Leicester City FC Champions League Qualification

Early day motion 1342: LEICESTER CITY FOOTBALL CLUB CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUALIFICATION That this House congratulates Leicester City Football Club on its historic qualification for Champions League football in the next season for the first time in its history; commends the efforts … Continue reading

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Keith meets Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj

Keith welcomed Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj to Leicester on Sunday 10 April.  The hugely respected Swamiji came to Leicester to meet the community and hold prayers. He has visited Leicester on many occasions.  Swamiji  unveiled the Mahatma Gandhi statue on Belgrave Road, Leicester in … Continue reading

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Early Day Motion: World Health Day 2016

Early day motion 1334: WORLD HEALTH DAY 2016 That this House acknowledges 7 April 2016 as World Health Day; commends the World Health Organization (WHO) for choosing diabetes as the day’s theme; shares WHO’s concerns that there is a rapidly increasing … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics 8th April 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 8th April 2016: –328 Cases taken up –204 Visitors to Casework Centre –13 Surgeries Held –25 hours of Surgeries –51 Cases referred to other MPs –104 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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Visit to College of Policing, Ryton

On Thursday 7th April Keith visited the College of Policing facility in Ryton, which is one of the College’s primary centres for on-site training. Over the course of the visit, Keith spoke with Alex Marshall, CEO of the College, and … Continue reading

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Lord Willy Bach – Labour Candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner

Keith hosted a fundraising event in Leicester for Lord Willy Bach Labour’s candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner at the Taj Tandoori Restaurant on Thursday 7 April 2016.  The guest of honour was the Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Home … Continue reading

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