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

UQ UK Economy: Post-Referendum Assessment

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith intervened on Monday 23rd May 2016 in an Urgent Question on the UK Economy’s post-referendum assessment. Keith said: “It is right that we should deal with scare stories as quickly as possible, and I think that the Minister has … Continue reading

Urgent Question on the Childhood Obesity Strategy

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith was granted an Urgent Question in Parliament on Monday 23rd May 2016. The UQ related to current dietary advice and the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy. Keith asked the question in response to a report published by the National Obesity … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 20th May 2016

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 20th May 2016: –432 Cases taken up –283 Visitors to Casework Centre –18 Surgeries Held –35 hours of Surgeries –66 Cases referred to other MPs –122 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Charity donates Treadmill to diabetes centre

Posted on May 20th, 2016 in Local News

Silver Star Diabetes charity has donated a treadmill to the Leicester Diabetes Research centre to help progress research into the condition.   Silver Star Diabetes  was one of the named charities by the former Lord Mayor of Leicester Councillor John … Continue reading

Queen’s Warehouse – Heathrow Airport

Posted on May 19th, 2016 in Local News

As part of the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into Proceeds of Crime, the Committee visited the Queen’s Warehouse at Heathrow Airport on Thursday 19th May 2016. Queen’s Warehouses are secure storage facilities for materials seized or detained by Border Force, HM … Continue reading

New Mayor of Brent Council

Posted on May 19th, 2016 in Local News

On Wednesday 18th May Keith congratulated the new Mayor of Brent Council Councillor Parvez Ahmed when he attended along with 400 others the Mayor Making at Brent’s new Civic Hall.

Online Extremism Raised With Prime Minister

Posted on May 19th, 2016 in Local News

Following the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday 18th May 2016, Keith intervened when the Prime Minister made his statement in the House of Commons. Keith said: I am most grateful to the Prime Minister. It is very clear that one of the … Continue reading

16th Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference

Posted on May 18th, 2016 in Local News

Keith addressed the 16th Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference on Wednesday 18th May to talk about his work with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes. Keith spoke about how important it is for diabetics to access regular foot checks to … Continue reading

Queen’s Speech Confirms Sugar Tax in 2018

Posted on May 18th, 2016 in Local News

On Wednesday 18th May, the Queen confirmed at the State Opening of Parliament the introduction of a sugar tax. HRH Queen Elizbaeth II announced that the tax would feature in the 2017 budget and would officially come into force in April … Continue reading

Keith Congratulates Leicester City Football Club

Posted on May 17th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith was delighted to congratulate the Leicester City Football Club team immediately prior to their departure from the King Power stadium for their historic ride through Leicester. 250,000 people turned out to see the Premier League Champions. What a historic … Continue reading

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