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. 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

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

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

Community Pharmacy and Diabetes at Health Questions

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 5th July 2016 Keith raised community pharmacies and diabetes at Health Questions. He asked the Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP: The Secretary of State will know that we are facing a diabetes … Continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn gives evidence to HASC

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News

Jeremy Corbyn, the Leader of the Opposition and the Labour Party, gave evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Monday 4th July as part of its inquiry into anti-Semitism. Speaking  before the session, Keith said: “We have seen a … Continue reading

Keith Attends Mass at Polish Catholic Church

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended Mass at the church of Our Lady Mother of the Church in Ealing Broadway, West London along with local MP Rupa Huq and Councillor Dr  Patricia Walker the Mayor of Ealing. He met with father Pawel Nawalaniec MIC and addressed the … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 1st July 2016

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 1st July 2016: -535 Cases taken up –351 Visitors to Casework Centre –23 Surgeries Held –44 hours of Surgeries –81 Cases referred to other MPs –152 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Abbey Primary Community School Mela is back

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 in Local News

After a short break the Abbey Primary Community School annual Mela is back. The School were unable to hold this due to Catherine Junior School being housed on their playing field after they suffered a severe fire in October 2012 … Continue reading

Leicester Bharat Football Club 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended Leicester Bharat Football Club’s annual Award Ceremony but this year it was even more special as the club celebrated its 20 Anniversary on Saturday 2 July by holding a family and friends fun day at Rushey Fields near … Continue reading

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