Local News

Article on Immigration Crisis: Dominoes Around Europe

August 26th, 2015
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Today Keith’s latest article was published on this Summer’s immigration crisis. In it the risk of other Northern European ports and towns developing similar situations to that in Calais is highlighted. Europol are identified as a key organisation in tackling this … Continue reading

Visit to FGM Helpline

August 17th, 2015
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On Monday 17 August, Keith visited the NSPCC’s FGM helpline, the only one of its kind in the UK. The Home Affairs Select Committee praised the work of the helpline in its landmark report on FGM published in June 2014. The … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 14th August 2015

August 14th, 2015
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 14th August 2015:   – 615 Cases taken up – 1214 Visitors to Casework Centre – 27 Surgeries Held – 68 hours of Surgeries – 136 Cases referred to other MPs – 467 … Continue reading

UK financial and operational support for overseas drug operations

August 12th, 2015
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Since the publication of the Guardian’s article Britain’s £13m overseas war on drugs ‘could be helping fund executions’ on Sunday 9 August, Keith has received over 3000 emails from people across the UK on this matter. Keith shares the concerns that … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 7th August 2015

August 7th, 2015
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 7th August 2015:   – 589 Cases taken up – 1209 Visitors to Casework Centre – 26 Surgeries Held – 66 hours of Surgeries – 133 Cases referred to other MPs – 467 Cases … Continue reading

Pravin Ruparelia

August 7th, 2015
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Keith was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Pravin Ruparelia of Rushey Mead, Leicester. Keith said: “Pravinbhai was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Leicester. He was a great community leader and friend. … Continue reading

Bangladesh Visa Surgery a great success

August 6th, 2015
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Keith is delighted that the Visa Surgery held by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission  on Saturday 01 August 2015 from 9am – 5pm at Peepul Enterprises Ltd, Orchardson Avenue, Leicester LE4 6DP was a great success

Labour Deputy Leadership candidate Tom Watson MP visits Leicester

August 3rd, 2015
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Keith welcomed Tom Watson MP to Leicester to address a meeting of Labour Members at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Rothley Street, Leicester on Friday 31 July 2015.   The event was co-hosted with Jon Ashworth MP for Leicester South.

Calais’ Summer Crisis Reaches the Garden of England

August 3rd, 2015
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Keith has published an article in the Huffington Post on the crisis in Calais. In it he makes a number of proposals to de-escalate the present situation. He also calls for an “EU wide effort with Interpol and Europol to … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 31st July 2015

July 31st, 2015
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 31st July 2015:   – 589 Cases taken up – 1198 Visitors to Casework Centre – 26 Surgeries Held – 66 hours of Surgeries – 120 Cases referred to other MPs – 467 Cases … Continue reading

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