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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January 2019 – 25th January 2019

January 25th, 2019

– 99 Cases taken up – 25 Visitors to Casework Centre – 3 Surgeries Held – 8 Hours of Surgeries – 4 Cases referred to other MPs – 10 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – 60 Letter received – 260 Emails received 

Keith Vaz signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

January 23rd, 2019

This week Keith Vaz  signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust … Continue reading

CLAIMANT COUNT IN LEICESTER EAST is now 1,395

January 23rd, 2019

The Government has announced the monthly unemployment figures for December 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 than changes … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January 2019 – 18th January 2019

January 18th, 2019

– 61 Cases taken up – 17 Visitors to Casework Centre – 2 Surgeries Held – 6 Hours of Surgeries – 3 Cases referred to other MPs – 8 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – 46 Letter received – 195 Emails received 

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January 2019 – 11th January 2019

January 11th, 2019

–  30 Cases taken up – 10 Visitors to Casework Centre – 1 Surgeries Held – 2,5 Hours of Surgeries – 2 Cases referred to other MPs –  4 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –  26  Letter received – 110 Emails received 

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

CLAIMANT COUNT IN LEICESTER EAST is now 1,315

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

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