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

Questions to the Home Office

Posted on February 23rd, 2016 in Local News
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On Monday 22nd February Parliament held Home Office Questions, where MPs put questions to the Home Secretary and Home Office Ministers. Keith raised the issue of cyber crime, asking: Keith: Since the cyber-Minister (Security Minister John Hayes) is up to the … Continue reading

EU

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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I would like to congratulate the Prime Minister on his successful re-negotiation of the terms of our membership with the European Union. I support British membership of a reformed European Union and feel that it is important that the country … Continue reading

Keith attends opening of new Ahmadiyya Mosque in Leicester.

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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 Keith attended the opening of a new Mosque for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Clarendon Park, Leicester.  Keith met with His Holiness   Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad the spiritual head. About 200 people attended the event.

Early Day Motion: URGENT HUMANITARIAN AID TO YEMEN

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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That this House welcomes the delivery of three tonnes of medical supplies into Taiz, Yemen, by the International Committee of the Red Cross; notes that this is the first delivery of medical supplies to Taiz since August 2015; further notes … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE 180TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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That this House congratulates the Leicestershire Police Force on its 180th anniversary on 11 February 2016; thanks all members of the Leicestershire Police force for their care and dedication to individuals and community organisations in Leicestershire; commends the continued efforts … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 19th February 2016

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 19th February 2016: –181 Cases taken up –81 Visitors to Casework Centre –6 Surgeries Held –12 hours of Surgeries –19 Cases referred to other MPs –61 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Bobby’s Restaurant 40th Anniversary

Posted on February 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the 40th Anniversary celebrations on Valentine’s Day.  The Restaurant was founded by Mr Bhagwanjibhai Lakhani (aged 88) in 1976 and his late wife Mrs Manglaben. Bobby’s Restaurant is now headed by his son Dharmesh and his wife Enna … Continue reading

Samworth Brothers, Leicester

Posted on February 13th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with workers from Samworth Brothers who are concerned about the proposed changes to their terms and conditions. Keith is due to meet the Chief Executive Alex Knight to discuss the issue further.

East Midland “Labour In” Campaign Conference

Posted on February 13th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the East Midlands Labour In Campaign conference held at the Newstead Centre in Nottingham . He chaired the  “Why Labour is In for Britain” Session.  The Panelists were: Cllr Alex Norris, Nottingham City Council, Dr Jason Pandya-Wood, Nottingham Trent … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 12th February 2016

Posted on February 13th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 12th February 2016: –166 Cases taken up –71 Visitors to Casework Centre –5 Surgeries Held –10 hours of Surgeries –19 Cases referred to other MPs –51 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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