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Opposition Day Debate on Yemen

October 27th, 2016

The Opposition Day Motion in the House of Commons on Wednesday 26th October was on the Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. The debate follows an adjournment debate led by Keith the week before on the crisis in Yemen. Keith … Continue reading

Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

October 27th, 2016

Keith participated in the General Committee to debate the extension of powers under the Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011. During the discussion, he raised cases of criminals absconding in cases relevant to the Act. This contribution can be seen … Continue reading

Criminal Finances Bill Second Reading

October 27th, 2016

On Tuesday 25th October the House of Commons debated the Criminal Finances Bill. The Bill seeks to: tackle money laundering and corruption; recover the proceeds of crime; and counter terrorist financing. Keith contributed several times to the debate, and the … Continue reading

Calais ‘Jungle’ Camp Being Demolished

October 25th, 2016

As the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais began to be demolished on Monday 24th October, the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, made a statement in the House of Commons on the current situation at the camp. After the debate, Keith asked: “May … Continue reading

Rockingham Street Lamp – success

October 25th, 2016

Keith was approached by Mr Girach who has young children was concerned for the safety of his family as his property was in total darkness as it was  furthest away in a corner and the light from the street lamp … Continue reading

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill

October 24th, 2016

Keith intervened in the Health Service Medial Supplies (Costs) Bill on Monday 24th October 2016 and raised diabetes structured education as a means to bring down the cost of diabetes to the health service. He said: “May I declare an … Continue reading

Prime Minister’s Statement on EU Council Meeting

October 24th, 2016

Following her first European Council Summit as Prime Minister, Theresa May gave a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 25th October 2016. After the statement, Keith asked: “May I pursue the point made by the hon. Member for … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 21 October 2016

October 24th, 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 21 October 2016: -757 Cases taken up –618 Visitors to Casework Centre –36 Surgeries Held –68 hours of Surgeries –139 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Amit Kumar visit to House of Commons

October 21st, 2016

Keith welcomed Amit Kumar the Indian film playback singer, actor, director, and music director to the House of Commons. He is the son of the Indian singer and actor Kishore Kumar and the Bengali singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta. … Continue reading

Research shows two sugary soft drinks a day ‘could double diabetes risk’

October 21st, 2016

The Daily Express published an article on Friday 21 October showing following research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden which showed drinking more than two 200ml servings of soft drinks a day – nearly a pint – increased the chance of developing Type … Continue reading

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