Monthly Archives: August 2016

Evington Community Fun Fair

Keith attended the Annual Community Fun Fair at Coleman Neighborhood Centre on Monday 29th August 2016 along with Councillors Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Deepak Bajaj and the Lord Mayor Councillor Stephen Corrall. While there Keith got his face painted like … Continue reading

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Memorial meeting to pay tributes to HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Keith attended a huge gathering at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Gipsy Lane, Leicester in honor of the memory of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Keith recalled the incredible work of the greatest Hindu Leaders.

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Release of the Childhood Obesity Strategy

The Government released its Childhood Obesity Strategy on Thursday 18th August. The Strategy centred on the sugar tax announced by George Osborne in March and relies on voluntary action by the food and drink industry. It fails to include any … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics 12 August 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 12 August 2016: -628 Cases taken up –476 Visitors to Casework Centre –28 Surgeries Held –53 hours of Surgeries –114 Cases referred to other MPs –202 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj, spiritual guru and head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) of Swaminarayan sect, passed away at Sarangpur in Gujarat’s Botad district on the evening of Saturday 13th August 2016 at the age of 95. Keith has … Continue reading

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Appointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry

Keith has made a statement following the apappointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry. Keith said: “I am most grateful to the Home Secretary for her courtesy of informing me in advance … Continue reading

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Strong Case to Keep Vaughan College Open

The University of Leicester is currently proposing to close its Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, something I am strongly opposed to. The Vaughan Centre, or the Vaughan College as it was previously known, has provided the working people of Leicester … Continue reading

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Annual Goan International Lunch

Keith was the Guest of Honour at the Annual Goan International Lunch. He spoke about the implications of Brexit for those who hold Portuguese passports and the challenges of next years UK-India Year of Culture.

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Weekly Office Statistics 5 August 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 5th August 2016: -623 Cases taken up –451 Visitors to Casework Centre –28 Surgeries Held –53 hours of Surgeries –107 Cases referred to other MPs –193 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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Hadstock Close Lamp post

Following concerns from local residents led by Amit Ganatra, Keith visited Hadstock Close along with Cllr Rashmikant Joshi and Cllr Gurinder Sandhu. Redrow Builders promised residents, when they purchased their house, that a lamp post would be installed on the … Continue reading

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