Monthly Archives: January 2017

British Gas Energy Trust launches helpline for those struggling with energy bills

The British Gas Energy Trust has launched a helpline in conjunction with Christians Against Poverty and StepChange to help people that are struggling to pay their energy bills. The aim of the helpline is to encourage people struggling with debts … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 27 January 2017

Weekly Office Statistics – 27 January 2017: -90 Cases taken up –56 Visitors to Casework Centre –3 Surgeries Held –6 hours of Surgeries –11 Cases referred to other MPs –3 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –103 Letters received … Continue reading

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Meeting with Yemeni Aid Workers

The All Party Parliamentary Group met with aid workers who have recently returned from engaging in humanitarian work on the ground in Yemen to discuss the latest developments in the crisis, which is now considered one of the worst humanitarian … Continue reading

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Keith meets with the International Diabetes Federation and signs IMPACT Pledge

Keith met with Stella Sabata, IDF-Europe Regional Manager, Giulia Barenghi, IDF-Europe Policy Officer and Beatriz Yanez Jimenez, IDF Global Advocacy Coordinator for the International Diabetes Federation on a recent trip to Brussels. At the meeting he signed up to the … Continue reading

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Diabetes Testing in Community Pharmacies meeting with Minister David Mowat

Keith met with David Mowat MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care to discuss the future of community pharmacy. Community pharmacies are underutilised resources and have the ability to deliver more front-line primary care, particularly … Continue reading

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The Emerald Centre wins grant from the People’s Health Trust

The Emerald Centre in Humberstone has been awarded a grant for the Emerald Social Club Project by the People’s Health Trust. The Social Club, a project that provides a social club for senior residents in Humberstone, led by local volunteers, … Continue reading

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Government Statement on Brexit

The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, gave a statement to Parliament immediately after the Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit. Following the statement, Keith asked the Secretary of State: “The speech contains the word “guarantee”, so … Continue reading

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Justice Implication of Brexit Debated in House of Commons

The House of Commons held a general debate on the implications of Brexit for justice and home affairs issues. During the debate, Keith made a number of contributions and spoke on issues including the exchange of criminal records and Europol. … Continue reading

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Michael Johnson R.I.P

Keith attended the funeral service of former Lord Mayor of Leicester Michael Johnson who died suddenly. The service took place at the Holy Cross Church in Leicester. Michael Johnson was a Conservative Councillor in Evington Ward until 2011. He was … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 20 January 2017

Weekly Office Statistics – 20 January 2017: -71 Cases taken up –44 Visitors to Casework Centre –2 Surgeries Held –4 hours of Surgeries –7 Cases referred to other MPs –2 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –66 Letters received … Continue reading

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