Conference on North-South Migration Dialogue

Posted on March 30th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the “North-South Migration Dialogue” conference in Lagos, Portugal on Monday 29th March. During the conference, organised by the Council of Europe’s Sub-Committee on Cooperation with non-European countries of origin and transit, Keith spoke about North-South migration challenges. PLEASE … Continue reading

Bollywood Star Katrina Kaif comes to Madame Tusauds

Posted on March 29th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith was delighted to meet Bollywood star Katrina Kaif Bollywood star in Madame Tusauds on Friday 27th March. Katrina Kaif is one of Bollywood’s most highly regarded and recognisable actresses, and has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. PLEASE NOTE: … Continue reading

Keith Made a UNICEF Parliamentary Champion

Posted on March 26th, 2015 in Local News
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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), this week made Keith a Parliamentary Champion, following his work to raise awareness of violence in Yemen. UNICEF described Keith as: “A strong advocate for children’s rights, Keith has signed up to support the … Continue reading

A Monument to Unity: Keith Writes About Gandhi’s Unveiling

Posted on March 25th, 2015 in Local News
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The latest edition of House magazine (20th March 2015) includes an article by Keith on the historic unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. Entitled ‘A Monument to Unity’ , the article highlights the incredible contributions made in … Continue reading

National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK Event

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith was delighted to join the National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK, for their ‘Meet the Parties’ event in London on Monday 23rd March 2015. Keith was joined on the panel by Mary Creagh MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for … Continue reading

Octogenarians Honoured at Shree Sanatan Mandir

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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On Saturday 21st March an event was held in Mahatma Gandhi Hall in Shree Sanatan Mandir, to honour Octogenarians. The event was hosted by Asian Voice, and Gujarat Samachar, two of the most respected and widely read Asian newspapers in the … Continue reading

Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean Raised with Prime Minister

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith highlighted the growing crisis of migration and human trafficking in the Mediterranean, which has been caused by the political and security crisis in Libya. The European Council Meeting in Brussels on the 19-20th March had highlighted the serious problems … Continue reading

Jesse Jackson Visits the Mahatma Gandhi Statue on Parliament Square

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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On Monday 23rd March 2015, members of the public and many of Keith’s fellow Parliamentarians were delighted to see the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader and former Presidential candidate, visit the newly unveiled Mahatma Gandhi statue on Parliament Square. … Continue reading

Visit at the Thurnby Lodge Primary School

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 in Local News
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Keith visited Thurnby Lodge Primary School and met Headteacher Mrs Cleo Adederin, the staff and children of the School. PLEASE NOTE: This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no … Continue reading

Opening of the New-Look Spencefield Post Office

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 in Local News
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Keith officially opened the the New-Look Spencefield Post Office and Store in Downing Drive, Evington, Leicester. PLEASE NOTE: This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no MPs until after the … Continue reading

Campaign for Leicester to be Made a Royal City

Posted on March 21st, 2015 in Local News
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A campaign has been launched for Leicester to be made a ‘Royal City’, similarly to the Royal Borough of Chelsea or Sutton Coldfield. This campaign, which will be formed of an open online petition to the government, as well as … Continue reading

Bill Presented to Make Non-Payment of Confiscation Orders a Criminal Offence

Posted on March 21st, 2015 in Local News
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On Thursday the 19th March, Keith presented a Bill in the House of Commons which would make non-payment of confiscation orders a criminal offence. The Bill would go further than current legislation in ensuring confiscation orders are paid by serving prisoners. … Continue reading

Meeting with CEO and Merchandise Director of Shoe Zone

Posted on March 20th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met with Anthony Smith CEO and Charlie Bloor Distribution and Merchandise Director of Shoe Zone when he visited the factory situate at Humberstone Road, Leicester. PLEASE NOTE: This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As … Continue reading

Keith asks the Prime Minister about Arun Jaitley and Amitabh Bachchan

Posted on March 18th, 2015 in Local News
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At Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday the 18th March, Keith asked the Prime Minister about the unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue. After applauding the ‘magnificent’ ceremony, Keith noted that Prime Minister Cameron had spoken with both Arun Jaitley, the … Continue reading

Event to Celebrate the Spring Festival of Nawruz

Posted on March 18th, 2015 in Local News
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An event held in the Terrace Pavillion to celebrate the spring festival of Nawruz, which marks the first day of spring or Equinox. The event was hosted by the Ismaili Community, and centred around the theme of enabling Cultural Dialogue … Continue reading