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

Weekly Office Statistics 10 June 2016

Posted on June 13th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 10 June 2016: -481 Cases taken up –312 Visitors to Casework Centre –20 Surgeries Held –39 hours of Surgeries –71 Cases referred to other MPs –140 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Shree Damania Macchi Mahajan (Leic) UK

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

Keith visited the Shree Damania Macchi Mahajan (Leic) UK premises at 103 Frisby Road, Leicester LE5 0DQ and met with the Committee members :- President Mr Jayanti Gopal; Vice Presidents Somabhai Goan, Ramanbhai Venshawala, Secretary Narsibhai Dera, Prema Sagar and … Continue reading

Meeting on the Future of the Leicester General Hospital

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

Keith met with John Adler the Chief Executive of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Andrew Furlong the Trust’s Medical Director, Chris Allsager head of Critical Care, Theatres, Anaesthetics, Pain and Sleep and Mr Ian Scudamore a Consultant Obstetriciand and … Continue reading

Leicester EU Referendum Event at Jubilee Square

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

An EU Referendum event was held at the Jubilee Square in support of the “Remain” Campaign. In attendance were the 3 Labour MPs, Assistant Mayor Cllr Rory Palmer, Glenis Willmott MEP and other Labour Councillors. The importance of staying-in the … Continue reading

Parliament Debates Refugee Family Reunion Rules

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

The House of Commons held a debate on 9th June 2016 on Refugee Family Reunion Rules, which the Home Affairs Select Committee has taken a close interest in as part of its inquiries into the work of the Immigration Directorates and … Continue reading

Leveson 2 raised with Culture Secretary

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

During questions to the Department of Culture Media and Sport in the House of Commons on Thursday 10th June 2016, Keith raised the prospective second part of the Leveson inquiry. Keith asked: “The Secretary of State was one of three … Continue reading

Diabetes Week 2016

Posted on June 10th, 2016 in Local News

This Sunday marks the start of Diabetes Week 2016. The week runs from Sunday 12th -Saturday 18th June. The All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes is running a diabetes testing campaign in community pharmacies across the country. The pharmacies have been … Continue reading

Diabetes Week 2016 at Business Questions

Posted on June 9th, 2016 in Local News

Keith raised Diabetes Week 2016 in the chamber at Business Questions on Thursday 9th June 2016. He said: “ As the Leader of the House will know, this Sunday marks the start of Diabetes Awareness Week. Will he join me … Continue reading

Car Parking Facilities at Watermead Country Park, Leicester

Posted on June 8th, 2016 in Local News
Photo of KV presenting Petition -07 June 2016

Keith presented a Petition in Parliament on Tuesday 7 June 2016 regarding the Car Parking Facilities at Watermead County Park. Due to the shortage of adequate parking provisions, park users have been using Alderton Close and parking nose to tail … Continue reading

Evidence to HASC from Archbishop of Canterbury

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Local News
Justin Welby

On Tuesday 7th June 2016, the Home Affairs Select Committee heard evidence on the migration crisis and asylum accommodation. The witnesses included the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who has made a number of public statements in recent months on … Continue reading

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