Thank you for visiting my website. Here you can find information about my local activities on behalf of the people of Leicester East as your MP and my work as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee. I welcome all comments and suggestions about issues in Leicester East. If you are a constituent and have a problem you think I may be able to help you with, please don't hesitate to contact me. You can do this directly through the website, where you will also find details of my offices and how to book a surgery appointment.

With very best wishes,

Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP

Weekly Office Statistics 27th May 2016

Posted on May 31st, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 27th May 2016: –456 Cases taken up –297 Visitors to Casework Centre –19 Surgeries Held –37 hours of Surgeries –68 Cases referred to other MPs –128 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Watermead Country Park

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News

Residents of Alderton Close presented Keith with a Petition for parking restrictions on Alderton Close and additional car park facilities to be provided at Watermead Country Park. During sunny weather there are many visitors to the park and as the … Continue reading

Visit to Jobs Fair

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News

Keith visited the Jobs Fair at Leicester’s Curve Theatre today. He was able to chat with a number of the stall holders and companies that were looking for recruits.

Urgent Question on the Brain Family Deportation

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News

Parliament debated an urgent question on Thursday 26th May on the deportation of the Brain family, a couple living in Scotland with their 7 year old son. Ian Blackford MP, the constituency Member of Parliament of the family, brought forward the … Continue reading

Disability Hate Crimes

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News

In questions to the Attorney General on Thursday 26th May, Members of the House of Commons raised the issue of disability hate crimes with the Solicitor General. In his question, Keith said: “These are terrible crimes. One of the problems … Continue reading

Commemoration of the attacks of Sousse.

Posted on May 26th, 2016 in Local News

“Harmony of peace” Painting was presented by Tunisian artist Fethi ZBIDI, H.E. Nabil Ammar Tunisian Ambassador and Anouar Ben Youssef, Deputy Ambassador to Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom, Rt Hon Keith Vaz, Philippa Whitford, Martin Docherty, Joanna Cherry and … Continue reading

Hudson Summit 2016

Posted on May 25th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith chaired the Hudson Summit at the House of Commons on Wednesday 25th May 2016. The aim of the Summit was to establish an industry commitment to lowering sugar content in food and drink products and labelling reforms such as … Continue reading

Proceeds of crime examined with law enforcement authorities

Posted on May 25th, 2016 in Local News

The Home Affairs Select Committee held the final evidence session for its inquiry into Proceeds of Crime. This session focused on the work of the law enforcement authorities, and the witnesses were: Panel 1 Detective Chief Superintendent Dave Clark, Head … Continue reading

Police Scotland chief questioned on College of Policing

Posted on May 25th, 2016 in Local News

As part of the Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into the work of the College of Policing, the Committee heard evidence from the Chief Constable of Police Scotland, Philip Gormley on Tuesday 24th May. It was also an opportunity for … Continue reading

Adjournment Debate on the Community Pharmacy Budget

Posted on May 24th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended the Adjournment Debate on the Community Pharmacy Budget on Tuesday 24th May 2016. Keith intervened saying: “I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. Instead of cutting the budget for pharmacies, we could use them much more … Continue reading

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