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Keith meets with his US counterpart, Congressman Peter King

February 21st, 2012

Keith met with his US counterpart, Congressman Peter King who chairs the Homeland Security Committee.

Keith visits India to strengthen Indo-British relations

February 20th, 2012

Keith visited India last week to promote UK-India relations. He was particularly keen to encourage Indian students to study in the UK and strengthen trade relations between the two countries. Keith met with the family of Anuj Bidve, in Mumbai … Continue reading

Virgin Media boss Sir Richard Branson appears before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of drugs.

January 30th, 2012

The Home Affairs Committee took evidence on drugs policy from a variety of witnesses. Virgin Media Boss Sir Richard Branson appeared before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of … Continue reading

Keith attends Diabetes Testing Event in Parliament

January 27th, 2012

Keith put Leicester on the map by having his blood sugar levels tested at the International Diabetes Federation testing event in Parliament. He urges everyone to get themselves tested for diabetes.

Keith meets Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner

January 24th, 2012

Keith spoke at an event in honour of Tawakul Karman, Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner, and peaceful protestor for democracy and activist for women’s rights in Yemen.

Keith sits on the panel at Diabetes Question Time in Westminster

January 18th, 2012

Yesterday Keith, Health Minister Paul Burstow MP and other diabetes experts joined host Sky news presenter Stephen Dixon for an evening of tough questions from diabetes sufferers, academics and clinical professionals about the future of diabetes treatment in the UK. … Continue reading

Keith meets Bidve family in Parliament

January 9th, 2012

Keith speaks at De Montfort honorary degree ceremony for Reverend Jesse Jackson

December 14th, 2011

Keith spoke at a ceremony at De Montfort University in Leicester where the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters for his life’s work on equality, freedom and justice.

Home Affairs Committee conference on Roots of Radicalism in Leicester

December 14th, 2011

Keith chaired a Home Affairs Committee conference on the Roots of Radicalism in Leicester at De Montfort University. The conference was addressed by Dipu Moni, Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights campaigner. They also heard … Continue reading

Keith attends international diabetes forum

December 13th, 2011

Keith attended the International Diabetes Federation’s Global Diabetes Forum in Dubai. The event brought together key governmental figures, private sector organisations and diabetes specialists to discuss responses to the alarming rise in cases of diabetes worldwide. Keith addressed those attending … Continue reading

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