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Keith Made a UNICEF Parliamentary Champion

March 26th, 2015
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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

March 25th, 2015
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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

March 24th, 2015
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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

March 24th, 2015
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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

March 24th, 2015
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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

March 24th, 2015
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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

March 23rd, 2015
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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

March 23rd, 2015
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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

March 21st, 2015
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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

March 21st, 2015
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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

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