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Privacy Policy I am the MP for Nottingham East Constituency. As your MP, it is important that I and my office can keep in touch with constituents about my work, take up casework on their behalf and ask for views on local issues. As a Labour MP I also have access to other information which I or my office, or volunteers working with me, will
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MP Update – 18th May

MP Update No.299 – Nottingham Prison; Footbridge for Trent Basin Waterside area; East Midlands manufacturing industry; national and International newsNEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 18th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp)   Nottingham News You will remember that earlier this year the HM Inspector of Prisons issued an unprecedented ‘urgent notification’ about the terrible situation at Nottingham Prison where eight deaths in custody
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MP Update – 11th May

  MP Update No.298 – criminal justice; local housing; a chance to stay in the Single Market; Kashmir update; energy billsNEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 11th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Nottingham News Gregory Dickinson QC, one of Nottingham’s most senior judges, has warned of delays in trying people accused of several serious crimes. Mr Dickinson QC, who as Recorder of Nottingham
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MP Update – 4th May

MP Update No.297NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 4th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Nottingham News Yesterday’s Health Service Journal reported that the Nottingham Treatment Centre at QMC Hospital may not be put out for re-tendering for a further year. The current operator with the contract – Circle – have started a legal challenge to the decision by the NHS Clinical
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MP Update – 28th April

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 28th April 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) If you were in any doubt about the looming Brexit effect and how it is putting the brakes on Britain’s economy, yesterday’s near-standstill growth figures for the three months of 2018 were especially clear. Even though more people are working longer hours, the economy
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MP Update – 21st April

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 21st April 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Ever since I became MP for Nottingham East, the cases most frequently raised with me relate to migration and the rights of individuals to visit or remain in the UK. In fact, I cannot remember a day when I was not wrestling with the creaking
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MP Update – 29th March

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Thursday 29th March 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) As Parliament breaks up for the Easter recess today, there are many big issues of real importance that aren’t being adequately addressed – our future trading relationships; the state of the NHS; national security concerns and welfare changes to name just a few. Yet
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MP Update – 24th March

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 24th March 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) While Theresa May will claim this weekend that progress is being made on Brexit, the Government are still putting off the decisions on what exactly will happen after ‘exit day’. It is a bad joke for the Prime Minister to be claiming that an
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MP Update – 17th March

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 17th March 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) The assault in Nottingham city centre in February and now tragic death this week of 18 year old Mariam Moustafa has been extremely shocking. Mariam was an engineering student at Nottingham College who lived in St Ann’s with her family, who I spent time
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MP Update – 10th March

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 10th March 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) The news that Nottingham Trent University student Rufaro Chisango suffered a tirade of racist abuse in her halls of residence at the city campus spread across the world on social media this week. There has been widespread shock expressed at the appalling footage of
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