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Crime Survey in the Belgrave area of Leicester

Today I went to the Belgrave area of Leicester with my crime survey. It was a Sunday morning, so I did not knock on doors but concentrated on delivering the survey leaflet to domestic and business premises. I did, however, get chatting to a few people as I strolled about the area.

A visit to the Rushey Mead area of Leicester.

On 11 January I went to the Rushey Mead area of north Leicester to knock on doors with my Crime Survey. I had a good response, and pushed a copy of the survey through the letterbox of anyone who was not in. I shot a couple of short videos while I was there:

Video Part 1

Tackling Rural Crime in North West Leicestershire

Crime in rural areas poses its own special problems – the often long distances involved can slow down response times, fewer people out and about can make witnesses difficult to find and unlit roads provide cover at night for criminals.

Visiting Leicester Tigers

Just before Christmas I visited the Welford Road ground of the Leicester Tigers to view the security and crowd control measures in place on match days.

General Election Campaign in Leicester East

In the General Election of 2019, Labour had a new candidate to defend their majority of 22,000. The Conservatives selected the hard-working local businessman Bhupen Dave as their candidate.

General Election Campaign in Leicester South

In the General Election of 2019 Labour started with a massive 27,000 majority in Leicester South. Fortunately the Conservative Party selected the excellent Natalie Neale as their candidate.

General Election Campaign in Leicester West

For the 2019 General Election, the Conservatives chose an excellent candidate for the seat of Leicester West in the shape of Amanda Wright, a county councillor. She had a mountain to climb as Labour MP Liz Kendall had a majority of over 11,000.

General Election Campaign in Bosworth

During the 2019 General Election, I was delighted to campaign in the Bosworth Constituency in support of Dr Luke Evans who was standing to take over from David Tredinnick as Conservative MP for the area. Dr Luke won the seat with 36,056 votes, or 63.9%, an increase of 7.2% over 2017.

General Election Campaign in Harborough

Among the places that I campaigned in during the General Election of 2019 was Harborough, where the excellent Neil O'Brien was restanding.