Monthly Archives: March 2017

Aviation Security and Tourism

During a government statement on aviation security, following an announcement that security on flights to certain countries would be tightened, Keith raised tourism in Tunisia. Keith asked the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling: “The Secretary of State is … Continue reading

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Royal Navy Operations in the Mediterranean

During questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, Keith raised the Royal Navy operations in the Mediterranean to address the refugee crisis. Focusing on ongoing operations in Libya, Keith asked: “The Royal Navy is at the forefront of tackling … Continue reading

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Yemen Raised in Business Questions

Keith raised the humanitarian crisis in Yemen in Business Questions to the Leader of the House of Commons, David Lidington MP. The Backbench Business Committee has confirmed that there will be a debate on the conflict in Yemen, on Tuesday … Continue reading

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British Diabetes Excellence raised at Health Questions

The excellence  of diabetes clinicians in the UK was raised at Health Questions this week. Keith said: May I endorse what the hon. Member for Bristol North West (Charlotte Leslie) said? In the area of diabetes, for example, our country … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 17th of March 2017

Weekly Office Statistics – 17th of March 2017: -301 Cases taken up –132 Visitors to Casework Centre –10 Surgeries Held –20 hours of Surgeries –25 Cases referred to other MPs –24 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –271 Letters … Continue reading

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Bishop of Leicester meets MPs at Westminster

The Bishop of Leicester the Rt Revd Martyn Snow and the Dean of the Cathedral David Monteith had a meeting with City and County MPs in Parliament. The Bishop spoke of wish to initiate a Rural Commission. MPs who included … Continue reading

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APPG for Pharmacy meeting on the Pharmacy Access Scheme

Keith attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Pharmacy meeting on the Pharmacy Access Scheme earlier this week. The meeting was chaired by Sir Kevin Barron MP, Chair of the APPG on Pharmacy and featured speakers including  Olivier Picard, Director, … Continue reading

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Pre-inquest into the death of Brandon Singh Rayat

Keith attended the pre-inquest into the death of Brandon Singh Rayat at Leicester Town Hall on Wednesday 15th March. He joined Brandon’s parents Mina and Rajinder Rayat at the Town Hall. At the pre-inquest the Coroner Mrs Dianne Hocking said … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 10th of March 2017

Weekly Office Statistics – 10th of March 2017: -265 Cases taken up –104 Visitors to Casework Centre –9 Surgeries Held –18 hours of Surgeries –23 Cases referred to other MPs –22 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –233 Letters … Continue reading

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Visit to Herrick Primary School, Rushey Mead

Following an invitation from Mr Umesh Patel, the Headmaster of Herrick Primary School, Keith visited the school and agreed that more space needs to be allocated for the pupils. Keith invited Mr Patel at a further meeting with Local Councillors … Continue reading

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