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

UK Welcomes Modi partners

Posted on October 6th, 2015 in Local News

On Sunday 4th October, Keith attended a meeting of the UK Welcomes Modi partners, the group arranging Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reception in Wembley Stadium on Friday 13th November. At the event, following appeals from the organisers Keith announced … Continue reading

Meeting in Huntingdon Road

Posted on October 5th, 2015 in Local News
Huntingdon Road- Fri 2 Octboer 2015

Keith met with the residents of Huntingdon Road Leicester on Friday  2 October 2015 who are concerned at the recent spate of burglaries in the area. In attendance were Local Ward Councillors Cank and Singh as well as Local Police.      

Weekly Office Statistics – 2nd October 2015

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 2nd October 2015:   – 749 Cases taken up – 1278 Visitors to Casework Centre – 33 Surgeries Held – 80 hours of Surgeries – 177 Cases referred to other MPs – 505 Cases referred to Councillors or outside … Continue reading

Meeting with Barclays Bank

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 in Local News
Barclays Woodhill Branch Meeting at 144 Friday 2 Oct 2015

Keith called a meeting with Barclays Bank to discuss the closure of the Woodhill Branch. Pictured: Uday Dholakia (LABA), Cllr Luis Fonseca, Steve Mitchell, Community Leader, Leicestershire, Lisa Kennedy, Head of Corporate Relations, Central,  Keith Ross, Corporate Director, Leicestershire, Cllr … Continue reading

Opening of Main Street, Evington Post Office

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 in Local News
Opening of Main Street Post Office - 2 Oct 2015

Keith opened the newly furbished Post Office inside J & A Pharmacy on Main Street, Evington, Leicester LE5 6DN. Pictured: Mr Richard Webb, Cllr Deepak Bajaj, Patricia Piggott, Rob Keeber, Mrs Rosemary Keeber, Stephanie Hill, Cllr Sue Hunter, Mr Mohamed Iqbal, … Continue reading

Keith Speaks with the 4-Front Nurse Faculty

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 in Local News

On Thursday 1st October, Keith addressed the 4-Front Faculty during a two day training workshop for Diabetes Specialist Nurses. The 4-Front Faculty organise regular training sessions to deliver expert courses for nurses specialised in the treatment of diabetes. Diabetes specialist … Continue reading

Request for Urgent Meeting with Jeremy Hunt on 111 Crisis

Posted on September 30th, 2015 in Local News
Jeremy Hunt - 30-09-15

Following the deeply concerning revelations regarding the NHS 111 non-emergency service in Leicestershire, Keith has written to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, to request he launches an urgent inquiry into the service and to meet as soon … Continue reading

Diversity Nite at Labour Party Conference 2015

Posted on September 29th, 2015 in Local News

The Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, joined party members at the 19th Annual Diversity Nite at the Labour Party conference in Brighton. The party-goers were treated to a mix of different cultures and cuisines. The high point of … Continue reading

BBC World Service debate on extremist Islamist violence

Posted on September 28th, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 28 September Keith took part in the BBC World Service’s debate: ‘Extremist Islamist Violence’. The panel and audience, comprised of academics, MPs, representatives of faith groups and others discussed how young Brits become radicalised and what has made so … Continue reading

Annual Labour Party Conference 2015

Posted on September 28th, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 28 September Keith chaired the afternoon session of the Annual Labour Party Conference 2015. Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; Michael Dugher MP,  Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; and … Continue reading

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