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Liz visits LOROS Hospice

Earlier this month, I visited LOROS Hospice, a local charity that provides compassionate support to people in the community who are terminally ill. Every year, LOROS cares for over 2,500 people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland delivering free, high-quality, compassionate care and support to terminally ill patients, their family and […]

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Liz visits community groups across Aylestone

On Friday I spent the day in Aylestone meeting with local community groups to introduce herself ahead of the next General Election which will see Aylestone move into Leicester West as part of the Parliamentary Boundary Review. I spent time time at the local foodbank which is located at the […]

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Liz visits Working Well in Manchester

  An inspiring day with Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority learning about their Working Well Programme.   They’ve helped over 75,000 residents including moving 26,000 into work by understanding good work supports good health and good health enables people to get good work. […]

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Liz visits Gilmorton Food Bank

    Huge thanks to Alan Potter and the lovely team at the Gilmorton foodbank, located at the Gilmorton Community Rooms,  helping local residents during these difficult times. The foodbank operates every other Friday, has been running for 11 years and helps 30 people on a fortnightly basis.

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Liz joins Trussell Trust event in Parliamenet

This week Liz was honoured to join a packed event with the Trussell Trust in Parliament and set out Labour’s plans to grow the economy, make work pay and tackle the root causes of poverty.   As Chair of Feeding Leicester she sees the amazing work food banks do but […]

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Liz visits Leicester’s Community Shop

  I loved visiting Leicester’s Community Shop – selling affordable food (average 70% discount) and household goods, offering new skills, where people can cook and eat together. Leicester’s Community Shop employs local residents and puts profit back into community too. It’s a brilliant model building self reliance and self esteem. […]

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Liz visits Walkers in Leicester

Food and drink is the UK’s biggest manufacturing sector – larger than automotive & aerospace combined. So it was great to visit Walkers crisps in Leicester (who produce 11m crisp packets a day!) to discuss their skills needs, and meet local staff, apprentices and graduate trainees.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! My constituency office is now closed until Tuesday 2nd January 2024. Phone messages and emails will be checked regularly for emergencies only. If you are a constituent that requires urgent help, I’ve put together a list of emergency contacts that may be helpful. Find them […]