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Interview with Punjab TV

I was recently interviewed by Channel Punjab TV about my campaign to be Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and Rutland. The interview covered a lot of ground, including my background as a historian, my ambitions for policing in Leicester and how to deter crime from happening.

A visit to the Ramgharia Gurdwara

On Sunday I was privileged to be invited to visit the Ramgharia Gurdwara in Meynell Road, Leicester. I was greeted by Harminder Singh, who kindly showed me the Durbar Hall where a service was taking place. I greatly enjoyed the all-female group of singers, and the musicians who followed.

Crime in Humberstone area of Leicester

On Saturday 1st February I was out in the Humberstone area with a number of Young Conservatives to carry out my Crime Survey. We met several people who told us about crime in their area, and delivered over 500 leaflets to residential properties.

More needs to be done to protect our rural churches!

Four men have been arrested following a spate of thefts of lead from church roofs in Leicestershire, Rutland and nearby counties. This is good news and shows what can be achieved by our county police forces working together.

Public Meeting in Shepshed

On Saturday 25 January I took part in a public meeting at the Glenmore Centre in Shepshed, which had been helpfully organised by Cllr Christine Radford. Also on the panel were Jane Hunt, the newly elected Member of Parliament for the Loughborough constituency, and Cllr Joan Tassell.

Crime issues in Great Dalby

This morning I spent two hours out in Great Dalby along with the Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns, local councillor Robert Child and a team of fellow Conservatives. The weather was chilly and damp, but at least it was not raining. 

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.