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 5th February 2016

Posted on February 8th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 5th February 2016: –121 Cases taken up –55 Visitors to Casework Centre –4 Surgeries Held –8 hours of Surgeries –16 Cases referred to other MPs –44 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Keith welcomes new pavements on Headland Road

Posted on February 5th, 2016 in Local News

Keith joined local Councillor Deepak Bajaj and local residents Audrey Shaw and Nina Karavadra, Keith was delighted to see the new pavement given the state of repair of the old pavement and congratulated all those involved.

London South Bank University Entrepreneurial Lecture

Posted on February 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith delivered the inaugural lecture at the Dr Rami Ranger CBE Enterprise Centre at the London South Bank University. As part of the Centre’s Graduate Entrepreneurship programme, students and recent alumni are given support to develop their enterprise skills through … Continue reading

Conflict in Yemen Debate

Posted on February 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith was a lead speaker in the House of Commons debate on the Conflict in Yemen on Thursday afternoon, alongside Kirsten Oswald MP, Edward Argar MP and Mrs Flick Drummond MP. Keith spoke about his personal connection to Yemen and … Continue reading

International Diabetes Conference at House of Commons

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith, as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes, hosted an International Diabetes Conference at the House of Commons today. Over 120 experts, including Doctors, Nurses, Charities, Community Groups, Embassy staff and attended the event. The conference featured … Continue reading

Keith Raises Constituent’s Concerns with US Ambassador

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 2nd February 2016, Keith met with the US Ambassador, Matthew Barzun, to discuss a number of issues, including the denial of entry to the United States in multiple members of the British Muslim community in recent months. Following … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee – 2nd February 2016

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On the 2nd February 2016 the Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session as part of its inquiry into counter extremism. The first panel of witnesses were senior representatives from major internet companies Google, Facebook and Twitter. The second … Continue reading

Google respond to Indian E-Visa Complaints

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News
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Google have responded to Keith’s letter regarding the selling of over-priced Indian e-visas online.

Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI)

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On Monday 1st February, Keith raised the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) during a debate on the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]. Keith said: Would my hon. Friend also welcome something for which some of us … Continue reading

Minister Agrees to Meet with Keith over East Midlands Ambulance Service Delays

Posted on February 1st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith raised the issue of delays in the East Midlands Ambulance service in Parliament today during an Urgent Question on the funding of NHS Trusts. When responding to Keith’s question about the delays Ben Gummer, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department … Continue reading

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