Brilliant Leicester, brilliant Eddie

Eddie Izzard – my favourite comedian – came to campaign in Leicester today. We took him through town meeting people from across the city and the East Midlands. Loads of people came up to say ‘well done’ for his Sport Relief marathon running (he ran 43 marathons in 51 days […]

Homepage, Liz in the news, Supporting families

Jack and his soapbox

Yesterday’s campaign was proper old school. Jack Straw, Labour’s Candidate for Blackburn and Justice Secretary, decided he wanted to lend us a hand and promptly turned up with his soapbox in Leicester City Centre. Jack made a brief speech on Labour’s record, our manifesto, and the choice facing voters on […]

Caring for older people, Jobs, skills and training, Liz in the news, More affordable housing, Safer, greener communities, Supporting families

A better, fairer future for people in Leicester West

I know lots of people haven’t made up their minds about how to vote at the general election on May 6th, and many others might not vote at all because they’re fed up with politics and politicians. But this election matters. It’s about the future of local jobs and businesses; […]