Monthly Archives: October 2016

Happy Diwali and a Prosperous New Year

I would like to wish all my constituents celebrating the festival of lights a very Happy Diwali and a Prosperous New Year.

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Coca Cola Christmas Truck

Keith has received a reply from Mark Saxon, Head of Public Affairs GB at The Coca-Cola Company, to his inquiry about the Coca Cola Christmas Truck’s visit to Leicester. Keith asked if the truck would be re-branded to advertise the … Continue reading

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Diabetes Innovation Summit, Manchester Town Hall

In October the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes hosted the Diabetes Innovation Summit at Manchester Town Hall in collaboration with Manchester City Council. The day involved keynote addresses from Dr Partha Kar, the Associate National Director for Diabetes, Simon … Continue reading

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Opposition Day Debate on Yemen

The Opposition Day Motion in the House of Commons on Wednesday 26th October was on the Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. The debate follows an adjournment debate led by Keith the week before on the crisis in Yemen. Keith … Continue reading

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Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

Keith participated in the General Committee to debate the extension of powers under the Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011. During the discussion, he raised cases of criminals absconding in cases relevant to the Act. This contribution can be seen … Continue reading

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Criminal Finances Bill Second Reading

On Tuesday 25th October the House of Commons debated the Criminal Finances Bill. The Bill seeks to: tackle money laundering and corruption; recover the proceeds of crime; and counter terrorist financing. Keith contributed several times to the debate, and the … Continue reading

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Calais ‘Jungle’ Camp Being Demolished

As the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais began to be demolished on Monday 24th October, the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, made a statement in the House of Commons on the current situation at the camp. After the debate, Keith asked: “May … Continue reading

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Rockingham Street Lamp – success

Keith was approached by Mr Girach who has young children was concerned for the safety of his family as his property was in total darkness as it was  furthest away in a corner and the light from the street lamp … Continue reading

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Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill

Keith intervened in the Health Service Medial Supplies (Costs) Bill on Monday 24th October 2016 and raised diabetes structured education as a means to bring down the cost of diabetes to the health service. He said: “May I declare an … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Statement on EU Council Meeting

Following her first European Council Summit as Prime Minister, Theresa May gave a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 25th October 2016. After the statement, Keith asked: “May I pursue the point made by the hon. Member for … Continue reading

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