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

Status of EU Citizens at Urgent Question on Parliamentary Approval of Article 50

Posted on July 11th, 2016 in Local News

Keith raised the uncertain status of EU citizens living in the UK during an Urgent Question on gaining Parliamentary approval for the triggering of Article 50 on Monday 11th July 2016. Keith said: “The Minister will know that the triggering … Continue reading

29th Annual Family Tea Party

Posted on July 11th, 2016 in Local News
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The 29th Annual Family Tea Party was held on the Terrace at the House of Commons on Saturday 9th July 2016. The guest of honour at the Tea Party was Leicester City Football Club Manager Claudio Ranieri and his wife … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 8 July 2016

Posted on July 11th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 8t July 2016: -552 Cases taken up –365 Visitors to Casework Centre –24 Surgeries Held –46 hours of Surgeries –86 Cases referred to other MPs –158 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Closure of Children’s Heart Surgery at Glenfield Hospital

Posted on July 8th, 2016 in Local News

NHS England has announced that three units in Manchester, London and at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital are to stop complex surgery on patients born with congenital heart problems by April 2017. The announcement comes three years after a previous attempt to … Continue reading

Hamilton Community College visit Parliament

Posted on July 7th, 2016 in Local News

Keith met with 33 students from Hamilton Community College during their visit to Parliament on Wednesday 6th July 2016. The students spent the day at the Parliamentary Education Centre and also went on a tour of the Houses of Parliament.

Diabetes Structured Education Raised in Parliament

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News

Keith raised the provision of diabetes structured education in Parliament on the 6th July 2016 at a debate on NHS Spending. He intervened to ask Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Health Secretary: “One place where we are feeling the pinch is … Continue reading

EU Nationals in the UK

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News

Keith spoke in a debate on the rights of EU Nationals in the UK on Wednesday 6th July 2016. He said: “It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for West Ham (Lyn Brown), who spoke with … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Seminar on FGM

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News

The Home Affairs Select Committee is revisiting its previous reports into Female Genital Mutilation, and held an expert seminar on the subject on Wednesday 6th July. Participants at the event included: Celia Jeffreys                       Head of National FGM Centre Alimatu Dimonekene          … Continue reading

Aslyum Seekers: Glasgow

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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The House of Commons held a debate on the 5th July 2016 on Asylum Seekers, particularly in relation to Glasgow, a city with a high number of Asylum Seekers. This is an area is of particular interest to Mr Vaz … Continue reading

EU Referendum: Race Hate Crime

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 5th July a debate was held in the House of Commons on the rhetoric used by some in the EU Referendum and racial incidents that followed the result. Mr Vaz spoke a number of times throughout the debate, initially … Continue reading

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