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

Meeting with residents of Marjorie Street

Posted on March 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended a meeting with  residents of Marjorie Street regarding traffic calming measures on the road and other issues . In attendance were Cllr Chohan, Cllr Sood and Cllr Thomas.

Defribrillator outside Thurnby Lodge Community Centre

Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Allan Gratrix, Cllr Teresa Aldred and  Cllr Paul Newcombe at the Thurnby Lodge Community Centre to see the defribrillator that has been fitted outside the Community Centre. Members of the Community Centre will be shown how to unlock the … Continue reading

Visit to the Leicester Diabetes Centre

Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith with Professor Melanie Davies and Heather Daly Keith visited the Leicester Diabetes Centre on Friday 11th March to meet with Professor Melanie Davies and her team. Keith met with Professor Davies to talk about the Centre’s current progress and … Continue reading

Riyad Mahrez named Sportsman of the Year at House of Commons Ceremony

Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Local News
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Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City Football Club striker, was named Sportsman of the Year by the largest ethnic minority newspaper in the United Kingdom, Asian Voice, at a ceremony at the House of Commons on Thursday 10th March 2016. Asian Voice … Continue reading

Conference on “Calais, Lesvos, Lampedusa ­ The dead-ends of Europe?”‏

Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Local News
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On Wednesday 9th March Keith spoke at the conference hosted by the European Societies of the London School of Economics, University College London and Kings College London. The subject of the conference was the migration crisis. Keith raised a number … Continue reading

Turkish-EU Agreement

Posted on March 11th, 2016 in Local News
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On Wednesday 9th March the Turkey-EU agreement was debated in the House of Commons. The draft agreement would see the EU providing Turkey €3bn, and in return all irregular migrants crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands will be returned to Turkey. … Continue reading

APPG for Diabetes Investigation Launch

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith launched the latest inquiry for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes today. The Group will be investigating how to improve standards and reduce variations in diabetes care. The meeting on the 9th March focussed on the patient experience. … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Session – Proceeds of Crime

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 8th March, the Home Affairs Select Committee held the first evidence session for its inquiry into Proceeds of Crime. This session’s witnesses included: At 2.15pm Jonathan Fisher QC, Visiting Professor in Practice, London School of Economics and Barrister, Devereux … Continue reading

Foreign National Offenders from EU States

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 8th March, the House of Commons held Justice Questions, where Members of Parliament question the work of the Lord Chancellor, Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove. Keith raised the issue of Foreign National Offenders, stating: Keith: The … Continue reading

Policing and Crime Bill – 2nd Reading

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in Local News
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On Monday 7th March Parliament heard the Second Reading of the Policing and Crime Bill, with members debating multiple aspects of the Bill. Keith raised a number of points over the course of the debate. His full speech can be … Continue reading

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