Author: Susie Burpee

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Liz visits Shaftesbury School

Last week I told the UK House of Commons about my brilliant visit to Shaftesbury school. During the visit there were loads of brilliant questions from the children, including from the school council, and I was even given a fabulous pair of earrings made by pupils using computer aided design! […]

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Liz responds to Autumn Statement for Labour

This Autumn Statement showed the Tories have run out of road and run out of ideas. With record high taxes, falling home ownership, cuts to our armed forces and rising crime even their MPs are asking: what exactly is the Conservative Party for? I opened the second day’s debate in […]

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World Aids Day 2023

  Fantastic work by Trade Sexual Health, De Montfort University and De Montfort Students Union  on #WorldAIDSDay2023 offering free HIV testing on campus. Strong message from all: come and get tested, you have nothing to fear. Well done for this brilliant initiative.

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A Christmas card winner!

  Huge congratulations to Preeti for winning my annual Christmas card competition with her wonderful design! Thanks to all who entered – there were some fantastic designs to choose from! Thanks to Curve Leicester and De Montfort Hall for donating prizes and to Chef and Spice and Vision Pharmacy for sponsoring!

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Labour’s plan to get Britain working

A healthy nation is critical to a healthy economy, but after 13 years of the Tories both are in a dire state. Millions of people are on NHS waiting lists and 2.6 million people are trapped out of work due to long term sickness, with the increase since the pandemic […]

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King’s Award congratulations!

Huge congratulations to the Shree Jalaram Mandir for their Kings Award for Voluntary Service – the highest award for local volunteer groups in the UK. I’m so proud of their support for the homeless, for raising money for charities and distributing food to those in need. Well done! You can […]

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Liz attends Diwali celebrations at Beaumont Shopping Centre

It was lovely to open the fantastic Diwali celebrations at Beaumont Shopping Centre this afternoon. There’s face painting, henna tattoo, crafts, singing and dancing… and I even got to join in with the brilliant Leicester Bhangra Classes! https://leicesterbhangraclasses.co.uk Huge thanks to everyone who took part and for Beaumont Shopping Centre […]