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‘Levelling Up: Tackling Variation in Diabetes Care’ Report Launch

November 23rd, 2016

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes has launched their report “Levelling up: Tackling Variation in Diabetes Care”. The Secretary of State for Health the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP attended and spoke at the launch. The report summarises a year … Continue reading

Opposition Day Debate on National Health Service Funding

November 22nd, 2016

Keith raised diabetes prevention in the opposition day debate on National Health Service Funding on Tuesday 23rd November 20176. He said: “It is important that we focus not just on the level of spending but on where we spend the … Continue reading

Meeting with Acting High Commissioner for India Dinesh K. Patnaik

November 22nd, 2016

Following the concerns of numerous constituents, Keith met with the Acting High Commissioner for India Dinesh K. Patnaik to discuss the decision by Prime Minister Modi to withdraw the 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes from the financial system. British citizens of … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 18 November 2016

November 21st, 2016

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 18 November 2016: -858 Cases taken up –677 Visitors to Casework Centre –40 Surgeries Held –76 hours of Surgeries –144 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Emergency Meeting held over accident outside schools on Spencefield Lane

November 17th, 2016

This morning Keith held an emergency meeting on Spencefield lane to discuss urgent action that needs to be taken to address the mounting traffic problems at peak time on Spencefield Lane. He met with Head teachers Neil Lockyer of St … Continue reading

Evening with Type 1 diabetes cycling pro Stephen Clancy

November 16th, 2016

Keith attended an evening with Type 1 diabetes cycling professional Stephen Clancy hosted by Team Novo Nordisk. Stephen gave a talk at the event on what it’s like to be a professional athlete living with Type 1 diabetes. After an … Continue reading

Unemployment in Leicester East

November 16th, 2016

The House of Commons Library has released the latest figures for unemployment in Leicester East in October 2016. The total number of unemployed claimants in Leicester East constituency in October 2016 was 1,071. This represents a rate of 2.1% of … Continue reading

Visit of Former Prime Minister of Yemen to Parliament

November 15th, 2016

The former Prime Minister and Vice President of Yemen, Khaled Mahfoudh Bahah, visited the House of Commons on Tuesday 15th November 2016 to meet with Members of Parliament. At the meeting, hosted jointly by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen … Continue reading

APPG on Yemen Meets Foreign Office Minister

November 15th, 2016

On Monday 14th November the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen met with Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood MP to discuss the UK’s role in bringing an end to the conflict. Keith was joined by Group Treasurer Flick Drummond and … Continue reading

Traffic Calming Measures on Spencefield Lane

November 15th, 2016

Keith will be meeting Head Teachers Neil Lockyer of St Paul’s Catholic School and Denholm Kite of Krishna Avanti together with Local Ward Councillors Deepak Bajaj, Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Officers from Leicester City council following a road accident … Continue reading

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