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 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

Release of the Childhood Obesity Strategy

Posted on August 18th, 2016 in Local News
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The Government released its Childhood Obesity Strategy on Thursday 18th August. The Strategy centred on the sugar tax announced by George Osborne in March and relies on voluntary action by the food and drink industry. It fails to include any … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 12 August 2016

Posted on August 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 12 August 2016: -628 Cases taken up –476 Visitors to Casework Centre –28 Surgeries Held –53 hours of Surgeries –114 Cases referred to other MPs –202 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Posted on August 14th, 2016 in Local News
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HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj, spiritual guru and head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) of Swaminarayan sect, passed away at Sarangpur in Gujarat’s Botad district on the evening of Saturday 13th August 2016 at the age of 95. Keith has … Continue reading

Appointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry

Posted on August 12th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has made a statement following the apappointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry. Keith said: “I am most grateful to the Home Secretary for her courtesy of informing me in advance … Continue reading

Strong Case to Keep Vaughan College Open

Posted on August 10th, 2016 in Local News
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The University of Leicester is currently proposing to close its Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, something I am strongly opposed to. The Vaughan Centre, or the Vaughan College as it was previously known, has provided the working people of Leicester … Continue reading

Annual Goan International Lunch

Posted on August 8th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith was the Guest of Honour at the Annual Goan International Lunch. He spoke about the implications of Brexit for those who hold Portuguese passports and the challenges of next years UK-India Year of Culture.

Weekly Office Statistics 5 August 2016

Posted on August 8th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 5th August 2016: -623 Cases taken up –451 Visitors to Casework Centre –28 Surgeries Held –53 hours of Surgeries –107 Cases referred to other MPs –193 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Hadstock Close Lamp post

Posted on August 6th, 2016 in Local News
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Following concerns from local residents led by Amit Ganatra, Keith visited Hadstock Close along with Cllr Rashmikant Joshi and Cllr Gurinder Sandhu. Redrow Builders promised residents, when they purchased their house, that a lamp post would be installed on the … Continue reading

Wedding of Loeya and Salim

Posted on August 6th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the wedding of Loeya Osman and Salim Abdulla at the Valley Suites in Humberstone. Loyea works at St Barnabas School and Salim works at Walkers.

Home Affairs Select Committee publish report on Migration Crises

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in Local News
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Europe-wide failure to anticipate and tackle “colossal” migration crisis Humanitarian and security issues require immediate action and resources In a report released today, Wednesday 3 August 2016, after a year-long enquiry, the Home Affairs Select Committee says EU action to address … Continue reading

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