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Vacancy for constituency caseworker

I am seeking to recruit a member of staff to join my busy team. This is a key role working in my constituency office in Leicester. The Caseworker will assist my team in providing an excellent service to my constituents and the ideal candidate will have substantial experience within a casework, advocacy or advice and guidance […]

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Liz publishes a chapter in ‘The Purple Book’

I have just published a chapter in ‘The Purple Book’, a document published by Progress which aims to set out ideas about a future agenda for the Labour Party. My chapter is called “Putting families first: universal care from cradle to grave”. I argue that childcare, elderly care and time […]

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Beaumont Leys Shopping Centre surgery

This Friday (the 16th September) I’ll be holding my roving surgery at The Atrium, just outside Tesco at Beaumont Leys Shopping Centre. I’ll be there between 1600-1730hrs, please feel free to pop down and have a chat. I look forward to seeing you there!

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My next community drop-ins

I hold regular community drop-ins across Leicester West, so that constituents can come along and talk to me about any issues or problems they have in their local area, or to let me know what they think about what’s happening nationally. My next community drop-ins are; The BRITE Centre – Friday […]

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Liz meets with the Dialogue Society

Last week, Firat Batmaz and Salim Tuncay from the Anatolia Cultural and Educational Society in Leicester West, and Havva Murat and Ilknur Kahraman from the Dialogue Society came to meet me in Parliament.  The Dialogue Society helps bring communities together through discussion groups, training courses and grassroots community campaigns. I […]

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Speaking Up for Legal Aid

I recently spoke at a public meeting organised by the Leicester Civil Rights Movement and Action Advice Leicester about the Government’s cuts to legal aid. I believe legal aid is a fundamental component of our legal system. Ensuring people aren’t excluded from the courts because of a lack of finance […]

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Primary School Athletics Championship

On Friday, I attended the Primary Schools Athletics Competition at Saffron Lane Sports Centre. Pupils from many of the primary schools in my constituency took part in sprint races, relays, throwing and other events. It was a really exciting day and the atmosphere at the stadium was electric. The competition […]