Leicester MP says local lockdowns ‘are not working’

A Leicester MP has said that the government needs to consider that its local lockdown approach to tackling coronavirus is not working.

All Conservative MPs in Leicestershire vote against extending free school meals scheme

All seven Conservative MPs in Leicestershire voted in Parliament this week for children across the country to potentially go hungry over Christmas.

MP asks for update on review of disabled parking criteria

A Leicestershire MP has prompted the government to provide an update on its plans to review new disabled parking criteria.

Former US Congressmen invited to Leicester to talk to DMU students

Two former US Congressmen are coming to De Montfort University tonight to talk to students about the future of American politics.

Class of 2019: ‘I’m a socialist at Eton – but I won’t become a Tory’

Our new Class of 2019 series highlights some of the best feature writing by recent graduates of De Montfort University’s Journalism course. We kick off with Aleesha Khaliq, and the story of a socialist teenager from an East End council estate who earned a £76,000 scholarship to Eton College.  This week has been anything but […]