Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

May Joy be your gift at Christmas  and may Faith, Hope and Love  be your treasures in the New Year. I would like to wish all of my constituents a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We must … Continue reading

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Cluster Bombs Used in Yemen Debated in House of Commons

Following new evidence relating to the use of cluster bombs in Yemen, the Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, made a statement to Parliament clarifying the UK Government’s position on arms sales. Keith highlighted the need for a ceasefire in Yemen, as … Continue reading

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Statement on Riot at HMP Birmingham

A statement was made to the House of Commons by the Secretary of State for Justice, Elizabeth Truss, on the riots at HMP Birmingham. Keith raised the issue of overcrowding in prisons, specifically as a result of high numbers of … Continue reading

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Yemen Crisis Raised with Prime Minister

During the statement by Prime Minister Theresa May on the European Council meeting, Keith raised the ongoing crisis in Yemen. This question came following the announcement by the Disasters Emergency Committee that there would be a large-scale charity appeal for … Continue reading

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Thurnby Lodge Christmas Lights Winner Announced

The winner of the Annual Thurnby Lodge best Christmas lights competition was won by Cindy Baines of Ocean Road. The competition was initiated by Keith to try and encourage more residents to put up lights. Local Councillors Teresa Aldridge and … Continue reading

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Diabetes Raised at Health Questions

Keith raised the sugar tax at Health Questions on Tuesday 20th December 2016. He said: “The evidence is very clear that eating more sugar increases the risk of diabetes. Apart from introducing the sugar tax, what further evidence-based research can … Continue reading

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The Case of Brandon Rayat

Keith held a debate in the House of Commons on the case of Brandon Singh Rayat on Tuesday 20th December 2016 following a request from Brandon’s mother and father who live in Humberstone.  Brandon tragically took his own life on … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 16 December 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 16 December 2016: -903 Cases taken up –711 Visitors to Casework Centre –43 Surgeries Held –81 hours of Surgeries –152 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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Ranieri and LCFC win at BBC Sports Personality Awards

Claudio Ranieri and Leicester City Football Club were crowned Coach and Team of the year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards on Sunday 18th December for their Premier League victory during the 2015-2016 season. Keith has tabled … Continue reading

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Annual Thurnby Lodge Christmas Celebration

Santa arrived early in Thurnby Lodge in time for the Thurnby Lodge Christmas Party. Hundreds of local residents attended the event at the Thurncourt Neighbourhood Centre which will be shortly renamed the Allan Gratrix Centre. Keith was one of the … Continue reading

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