Weekly Office Statistics – 13 October 2017

Posted on October 13th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 13 October 2017: -780 Cases taken up –791 Visitors to Casework Centre –32 Surgeries Held –66 hours of Surgeries –46 Cases referred to other MPs –69 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –1221 Letters received … Continue reading

Increased High-Speed 2 Funding for East Midlands

Posted on October 12th, 2017 in Local News

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, has announced an increased funding for High-Speed Rail 2 (HS2). This additional funding, £300 million, will go towards ensuring HS2 can link up with both the Norther Powerhouse and Midlands … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 6 October 2017

Posted on October 6th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 6 October 2017: -751 Cases taken up –765 Visitors to Casework Centre –31 Surgeries Held –64 hours of Surgeries –45 Cases referred to other MPs –66 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –1206 Letters received … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 29 September 2017

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 29 September 2017: -728 Cases taken up –751 Visitors to Casework Centre –30 Surgeries Held –62 hours of Surgeries –44 Cases referred to other MPs –62 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –1184 Letters received … Continue reading

Last Day of Navratri 2017

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 in Local News

Keith attended various community halls in Leicester East on the occasion of the last night of Navratri. Amongst the visits was one to the Shree UK RK Seva Samaj.

Doncaster Road – parking issues

Posted on September 28th, 2017 in Local News

Together with Martin Fletcher, the senior Council officer, Councillors Mo Chohan, Manjula Sood and Keith, visited Doncaster Road to look at the parking problems that have created such difficulties for local residents for a number of years. Much of the … Continue reading

Belgrave Music Festival

Posted on September 21st, 2017 in Local News

Maya Deepak, the celebrated singer was the lead performer at the First Annual Belgrave Music Festival. At the Festival, Leicester saluted CB Patel, the Legend of Asian Media on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Keith thanked CB Patel for … Continue reading

Over 100 Parliamentarians call for a new UK led UN Resolution on Yemen conflict

Posted on September 21st, 2017 in Local News

Over 100 Parliamentarians Support a new UK led UN Resolution on Yemen conflict Keith Vaz MP Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen UK Parliament   The United Nations General Assembly will sit for its 72nd session this week. An … Continue reading

EU citizens in UK right to worry over policy leak

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Local News

Keith has recently written an article for Politics and Home on EU citizens in the UK and their rights after Brexit. This article (written below) also outlined recommendations for the Government on how to deal with this issue. With the … Continue reading

Saying Goodbye to the Round Pound

Posted on September 19th, 2017 in Local News

On 28th March the Government introduced a new secure 12 sided pound coin, this was to reduce the costs of counterfeits to the taxpayers and businesses. It is being replaced after 30 long years of excellent service. At midnight on … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 15 September 2017

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 15 September 2017: -661 Cases taken up –726 Visitors to Casework Centre –29 Surgeries Held –60 hours of Surgeries –41 Cases referred to other MPs –49 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –1151 Letters received … Continue reading

Sugarwise Summit hosted in Parliament

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Local News

The APPG for Diabetes co-hosted the annual Sugarwise summit in order to raise awareness of the amount of sugar being consumed. Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP chaired the event which was a great success for all involved. The attendees and … Continue reading

APPG on Diabetes event on Technology

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Local News

As the Chair of the APPG on Diabetes Keith chaired a very successful event on how technology can improve and help the lives of those suffering from Diabetes. Those at the meeting included experts in the advocacy, research, medical and … Continue reading

Salman Khan wins Global Diversity Award 2017

Posted on September 15th, 2017 in Local News

Keith Vaz MP presented Bollywood superstar Salman Khan with the Global Diversity award 2017. The Global Diversity award recognises the international achievements of its recipients and previous notable winners are Lewis Hamilton and Jesse Jackson. Keith said: Salman Khan is a role … Continue reading

MP’s Pledge to Guarantee the rights of EU Citizens in the UK

Posted on September 13th, 2017 in Local News

Keith along with other MP’s signed a pledge to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom after Brexit. There are over 3 million EU citizens in the United Kingdom who remain unsure of their status after Brexit. … Continue reading