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Labour Leadership

Today I nominated David Miliband to be Leader of the Labour party. Labour is lucky to have some outstanding candidates – people with real talent, commitment and passion – putting themselves forward for this election. I’ve talked to, read about and listened to the candidates before making my decision. I […]


Working hard for you

It’s two weeks since the people of Leicester West gave me the great honour, and privilege, of serving as their Member of Parliament. A lot has happened since May 6th, and I’m only sorry I haven’t had the chance to update my website before now. Top of my list of […]


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 […]