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

Adjournment Debate: UK Citizens Returning from Fighting Daesh

Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith intervened in the Adjournment Debate on UK Citizens Returning from Fighting Daesh on Tuesday 19th April, 2016. Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on initiating this excellent debate, and he is right that we must try … Continue reading

Ministerial Statement: Libya

Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith intervened in the Ministerial statement on Libya on Tuesday 19th April, 2016. Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab) :May I welcome the progress that has been made but say that I am disappointed that more has not been offered to … Continue reading

Keith joins Sadiq Khan for Campaign Day in Harrow

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith  together  with  Councillors  Deepak Bajaj,  former  Lord  Mayor  Councillor  Abdul  Osman  and  others  joined  London  Mayoral  Candidate  Sadiq  Khan  in  Kenton  in  support  of  Sadiq’s  campaign.  The  election  is  on  May  5th.

Weekly Office Statistics 15th April 2016

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 15th April 2016: –345 Cases taken up –227 Visitors to Casework Centre –14 Surgeries Held –27 hours of Surgeries –52 Cases referred to other MPs –107 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Defibrillator fitted in Evington Park

Posted on April 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith together Local Ward Councillor Deepak Bajaj and Councillor Sue Hunter visited Evington Park to  look at the  new defibrillator that has been installed. This vital life saving equipment  will be available at all time in the event of an emergency.  Instructions will be … Continue reading

Paul McKeever Memorial Lecture

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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The Paul McKeever lecture was held in Parliament on Wednesday 13th April. The event, which is held in honour of the late Paul McKeever, former Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, invites a senior figure in Policing to … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Session on Police Diversity

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session for its inquiry into diversity in the Police on Tuesday 12 April 2016. The Committee heard evidence from: Former Chief Superintendent Dal Babu OBE Janet Hills, President, National Black Police Association … Continue reading

Migration from North Africa to Europe

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Home Office questions were held in the House of Commons on Monday 11th April. Keith asked a question relating to the Migration Crisis. He asked; “The deal with Turkey was brokered after intense negotiations, which seem to be lacking in … Continue reading

BAME Reception Hosted by Kate Osamor MP

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke at the BAME reception at the House of Commons on Wednesday 3rd April hosted by Kate Osamor MP. He spoke about BAME representation in Parliament and work that still needs to be done. The reception was well attended … Continue reading

Meeting with Sharan

Posted on April 13th, 2016 in Local News
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On Wednesday 13th April Keith met with dietary experts from SHARAN to discuss the role of diet in preventing and reversing diabetes. At the meeting the incorporation of diet and nutrition education into diabetes structured education programmes was discussed.

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