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

Research shows two sugary soft drinks a day ‘could double diabetes risk’

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News

The Daily Express published an article on Friday 21 October showing following research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden which showed drinking more than two 200ml servings of soft drinks a day – nearly a pint – increased the chance of developing Type … Continue reading

Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News

On Wednesday 19th October the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen met for a briefing which included all of the major charities working on aid delivery in Yemen. Keith, who Chairs the Group, was joined by the other Officers of … Continue reading

Rights of EU Citizens Debated

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News

The House of Commons debated the possible rights of EU citizens following the UK’s exit from the European Union, including their immigration status. Keith contributed several times to the debate, and the full transcript can be seen here, and his … Continue reading

Loughborough Road Pharmacies singled out in Parliament

Posted on October 20th, 2016 in Local News

On Thursday 20th October 2017 the Government made a statement in Parliament on its plans for community pharmacy in 2016-17 and beyond. Keith intervened in the statement by David Mowat MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Health, asking if the Government will … Continue reading

Adjournment Debate on Yemen

Posted on October 19th, 2016 in Local News

Keith led an adjournment debate on the Humanitarian Situation in Yemen on Tuesday 18th October in the House of Commons. It followed an the announcement of a 72 hour ceasefire on the same day. At this time, four fifths of … Continue reading

Belgrave Library

Posted on October 17th, 2016 in Local News

Keith and local Councillors visited the Belgrave Library as the Leicester City Council are considering to move into Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre under their Transforming Neighbourhood Centres, Libraries and Colleges. Keith met with Mary Pringle, Services Delivery Manager who explained how … Continue reading

Lunch Club Providing Vital Services

Posted on October 17th, 2016 in Local News

Keith, together with Ward Councillors Manjula Sood, Mo Chohan and John Thomas, and Leicester City Council Officers Lee Warren Project Manager and Adrian Wills Head of Neighbourhood Services visited Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre Lunch Club to look at the facilities and … Continue reading

Diwali Light switch-on

Posted on October 17th, 2016 in Local News

Thousands of people gathered on the famous Belgrave Road known as “The Golden Mile” to watch the Diwali Lights switch-on ceremony, which marks the start of the Annual Festival in the Hindu calendar. People from all over the country and … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 14 October 2016

Posted on October 17th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 14 October 2016: -734 Cases taken up –579 Visitors to Casework Centre –35 Surgeries Held –66 hours of Surgeries –136 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Yemen Crisis Raised in Business Questions

Posted on October 14th, 2016 in Local News

Following the Business Statement on Thursday 13th October, Keith raised the situation in Yemen the Leader of the House. Keith asked: “Last week, 140 young Yemenis were killed in Sanaa, when bombs fell on a funeral cortège. Last night, Houthi rebels … Continue reading

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