Welcome.

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. 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

Article 50 Triggered

Posted on March 30th, 2017 in Local News

Theresa May gave a statement to the House of Commons after triggering Article 50, which begins the process of the UK leaving the European Union. Following the Prime Minister’s statement, Keith asked: “I congratulate the Prime Minister on her appointment … Continue reading

Parliament Debates Motion on Yemen

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Local News

Keith led a debate in Parliament on a motion regarding the conflict in Yemen. The motion was: That this House notes the worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen; and calls upon the Government to take a lead in passing a resolution … Continue reading

Bilateral Relations with India

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Local News

During questions to the Foreign Secretary on the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Keith raised bilateral relations with India, and the UK-India year of culture. Keith asked Foreign Office Minister Alok Sharma: This year marks the UK-India year … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 24th of March 2017

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 24th of March 2017: -343 Cases taken up –142 Visitors to Casework Centre –11 Surgeries Held –22 hours of Surgeries –28 Cases referred to other MPs –27 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –308 Letters … Continue reading

Upcoming Debate on Yemen

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

The House of Commons will be holding a debate on the Conflict in Yemen, led by the Officers of the All Party Parliamentary Group, on Tuesday 28 March. As Chair of the Group, Keith will lead the debate with Group … Continue reading

Meeting with Yemeni Community in Sheffield

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith met with members of the Yemeni community in Sheffield, with local MP Gill Furniss. Keith last met the Yemeni community in Sheffield with the late-Harry Harpham MP. During the meeting, Keith answered a number of questions from the audience … Continue reading

Leicester Mum’s war against knife crime reaches Parliament

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith has presented a Bill to change the sentences for possession and murder with a knife, after a powerful and moving campaign by the mother of Tyler Thompson, Amy Morgan. Tyler was a tragic victim of knife crime, and Amy … Continue reading

Aviation Security and Tourism

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

During a government statement on aviation security, following an announcement that security on flights to certain countries would be tightened, Keith raised tourism in Tunisia. Keith asked the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling: “The Secretary of State is … Continue reading

Royal Navy Operations in the Mediterranean

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

During questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, Keith raised the Royal Navy operations in the Mediterranean to address the refugee crisis. Focusing on ongoing operations in Libya, Keith asked: “The Royal Navy is at the forefront of tackling … Continue reading

Yemen Raised in Business Questions

Posted on March 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith raised the humanitarian crisis in Yemen in Business Questions to the Leader of the House of Commons, David Lidington MP. The Backbench Business Committee has confirmed that there will be a debate on the conflict in Yemen, on Tuesday … Continue reading

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