Weekly Office Statistics 24 June 2016

Posted on June 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 24 June 2016: -524 Cases taken up –335 Visitors to Casework Centre –22 Surgeries Held –43 hours of Surgeries –77 Cases referred to other MPs –148 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

MP6 Competition 2016

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Hamilton Community College hosted its Annual MP6 Competition with participating students from Madani High School for Boys, Babington Community College, Uppingham Community College, English Martyrs Catholic School, Countesthorpe College and of course a student from Hamilton Community college. Each student … Continue reading

Privatisation of the Land Registry

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has written to the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP to oppose the proposed plans to privatise the Land Registry.

Weekly Office Statistics 17 June 2016

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 17 June 2016: -502 Cases taken up –322 Visitors to Casework Centre –21 Surgeries Held –41 hours of Surgeries –73 Cases referred to other MPs –144 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Sponsored Bike Ride for Thurnby Lodge Youth facility

Posted on June 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith was joined by Local Ward Councillor Teresa Aldred and a number of local people and children for a sponsored bike ride to raise funds for Thurnby Lodge Youth club  as there are very few facilities available for youths in … Continue reading

Parking problems at Watermead Country Park

Posted on June 18th, 2016 in Local News
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A meeting was held at Shree Dham Haveli regarding the lack of  parking  at Watermead Country Park.  Residents of Alderton Close are blighted with park users parking  cars nose to tail along the close, ignoring double yellow lines, obstructing driveways … Continue reading

Medicare Pharmacy takes part in Diabetes Week Campaign

Posted on June 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Yashvant Lodhia of Medicare Pharmacy on Friday 17th June 2016. Medicare Pharmacy has been participating in the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes campaign for Diabetes Week 2016. The campaign has seen pharmacies across the country, nominated … Continue reading

New Play equipment in Sparrow Park, Leicester

Posted on June 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the unveiling of new play equipment in Sparrow Park which the children from Bridge Junior School help to design. In attendance were Local Ward Councillors, Luis Fonseca, Jean Khote, Abdul Osman together with teachers and children from Bridge … Continue reading

Leicestershire South Asian Diabetes Time to Take Action Event

Posted on June 16th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke at the Leicestershire South Asian Diabetes Time to Take Action Event on Thursday 16th June 2016. The event was hosted during Diabetes Week 2016 to promote awareness of diabetes to South Asian communities in Leicester. The event was hosted … Continue reading

Tribute to Jo Cox MP

Posted on June 16th, 2016 in Local News
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Labour MP Jo Cox has died after she was shot and stabbed in an attack in the village of Birstall in her constituency of Batley and Spen on Thursday 16th June 2016. Keith has expressed his condolences: “I am shocked … Continue reading

His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Parliament

Posted on June 16th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living Foundation when he visited Parliament  on Wednesday 15th June to address Members of Parliament. His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a spiritual leader and founder … Continue reading

First HASC Evidence Session on Anti-Semitism

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 24th June, the Home Affairs Select Committee held its first evidence session for its inquiry into anti-Semitism. The witnesses included: At 2.00pm Jonathan Arkush, President, Board of Deputies of British Jews At 2.45pm Rt Hon Angus Robertson MP, … Continue reading

Prisoner Transfer Arrangements Raised at Justice Questions

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith raised prison transfer arrangements with EU countries at Justice Questions on Tuesday 15th June 2016 to the Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP. He said: “The hon. Member for Shipley (Philip Davies) has a … Continue reading

Policing and Crime Bill Final Stages

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Parliament debated the final stages of the Policing and Crime Bill on Monday 13th June 2016. Keith spoke on a number of issues during the course of the debate, and his full speech on the Second Reading, and then Third … Continue reading

Orlando Attack

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in Local News
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The appalling attacks in Orlando on Saturday 11th June were the subject of an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on Monday. The Question, tabled by Stephen Doughty MP, was: To ask the Home Secretary to make a statement on … Continue reading