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Belgrave Roadworks Enter Final Phase

March 4th, 2015
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The overrunning roadworks in Belgrave are one step closer to completion, as Leicester City Council announces that they are now entering the final phase of road closures and resurfacing. Keith, who has represented the views of many constituents and local … Continue reading

Football Foundation awards Youth Goalposts Grant to Rushey Mead School

March 4th, 2015
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The Football Foundation, on behalf of the Football Association, has awarded £429 to Rushey Mead school to purchase goalposts for their students. This will cover 50% of the total costs of the FA approved goals. Keith welcomed the news, which … Continue reading

APPG for Diabetes Launches Report on Education and Support for Diabetes Self Management

March 4th, 2015
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On the 4th March 2015 the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes launched their report on education and support for diabetes self-management, after a year-long investigation. Keith was delighted to attend the meeting, where he was also joined by many … Continue reading

Opening of the Indian Visa Centre

March 3rd, 2015
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Keith officially opened the Indian Visa Centre on Monday 2 March 2015, which will now provide a full 5 days a week service, providing a range of services for customers across the East Midlands.

Meeting with students from Leicester at Westminster

February 27th, 2015
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Keith met with students from Rushey Mead School, Leicester at Westminster. Keith gave the students a few facts about history of Parliament and showed them around Wesminster Hall the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster.

Prime Minister Appears Before the Liaison Committee

February 26th, 2015
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David Cameron, the Prime Minister, came before the Liaison Committee in the House of Commons to answer questions on Foreign Affairs and the Civil Service. Keith was among other Chairs of Select Committees asking questions. He raised the crisis in … Continue reading

Yemen Debated in the House of Commons

February 26th, 2015
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On the 24th February, Keith led a full debate in the House of Commons on the political crisis in Yemen. Joined by many other Members of Parliament, he gave an impassioned plea for the United Kingdom and international community to … Continue reading

Meeting with Indian High Commissioner

February 25th, 2015
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Keith met the Indian High Commissioner Shri Ranjan Mathai, in Parliament on the 25th February 2015. At this meeting, the High Commissioner discussed the relationship between India and the United Kingdom. Topics raised included the new Indian Visa Services in … Continue reading

Celebration to honour Professor Nilesh Samani

February 23rd, 2015
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Keith attended the Lohana Mahajan Centre in Leicester, for an event held in honour of Professor Nilesh Samani. Professor Samani was awarded a Knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen, in the 2015 Honours List.

Leicestershire MPs raise concerns with cuts to the Leicestershire Fire Service

February 12th, 2015
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In a joint letter, Leicestershire MPs across all political parties have written to the Combined Fire Authority, asking that alternative financial proposals can be put forward to avoid drastic cuts to our regional Fire Services. Those that signed the letter … Continue reading

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