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No Deal may cause price rises in Leicester

January 10th, 2019

Source: pxhere (pxhere.com/en/photo/714697) A new analysis  has been published evaluating the effects of Brexit.  The Government and EU have concluded a Withdrawal Agreement on how the UK should leave the EU, which is due formally to take place on 29th … Continue reading

There is a rare opportunity to bring peace to Yemen – will we grasp it?

January 9th, 2019

Displaced children who recently fled from Hodeidah stand outside a house in a village in western Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct. 14, 2018. The military offensive in Hodeidah continues with more than 78,400 families displaced since the onset of the clashes, … Continue reading


December 11th, 2018

  The Government has announced the monthly unemployment figures for November 2018. It states that the roll out of Universal Credit is currently affecting the claimant count. Changes in claimant numbers may be a result of the roll out rather … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January 2018- 2nd November 2018

November 2nd, 2018

    – 774 Cases taken up – 346 Visitors to Casework Centre – 36 Surgeries Held – 85 Hours of Surgeries – 42 Cases referred to other MPs – 85 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – 802 … Continue reading

Save The Leicester General Hospital Petitions surpass 9100 signatures

October 30th, 2018

The Petition that I started to help save the Leicester General Hospital’s Intensive Care Beds has now surpassed 4980 signatures. If you would still like to sign please follow the link here: https://www.change.org/p/leicester-save-the-leicester-general-hospital-stop-the-removal-of-intensive-care-unit-icu-beds-1223b226-b3de-4e01-aa9d-2d27822fc088.  The other petition launched by Cllr Sue Hunter … Continue reading

Tribute to Khun Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

October 28th, 2018

This devasting  news will be seared in our minds forever. Khun Vichai was a kind and generous man a devoted father and grandfather and a good friend. He took this city to the top of the world. From that  great … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January 2018 – 26th October 2018

October 26th, 2018

    – 743 Cases taken up – 315 Visitors to Casework Centre – 35 Surgeries Held – 82,5 Hours of Surgeries – 44 Cases referred to other MPs – 86 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – 756 … Continue reading

Universal Credit in Leicester East

October 25th, 2018

Figures were released this week regarding the rollout of Universal Credit in Leicester East. Universal Credit has been introduced by the Government to combine the existing benefits payments into one single payment. The keys statistics from Leicester East are below … Continue reading

Funeral for Mansukhlal Chohan Saturday 27th October 2018

October 25th, 2018

On Saturday Leicester East Councillor Mo Chohan died unexpectedly of a heart attack. Coun Chohan was first elected to Leicester City Council in 1999. Keith led the tributes to Mo saying: ‘’I am devastated and saddened by this news. It’s … Continue reading

Tribute to Cllr Mo Chohan

October 23rd, 2018

Keith is calling for the Diwali Lights to be dimmed on Sunday, After switch on, for a short period, as mark of respect to MO Chohan. A book of condolence will be opened on Monday at 123 Belgrave Road,Leicester LE4 6AS. … Continue reading

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