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Helping grassroots football

Last month I helped launch Leicester’s Football Investment Programme which is investing £11.6 million to improve facilities for grassroots football across the city. I joined Steve Walsh, Muzzy Izzet, the Lord Mayor, Cllr Rob Wann and others at New College which has already used money from the programme to transform […]

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Holiday magic

Everyone loves being on holiday, but one of the things parents often struggle with is finding enough things for the kids to do during the school break. Well…this week and next, Leicester has the answer: the Community Easter Games. The games are funded by the Government, through its Connecting Communities […]

Supporting families

Giving children the best start in life

I think one of Labour’s proudest achievements is our investment in children’s early years. When I was Director of the Maternity Alliance, I saw the difference good quality help and support can make to parents and young children, particularly if it starts very early on in life. We’ve now got […]

More affordable housing

More housing help for Leicester West

Housing is one of the most important issues in this constituency. I know people don’t like it when Labour politicians talk about the problems caused by the last Conservative Government! But the truth is we’re still dealing with their failed legacy on housing: their failure to build new council houses […]