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

Happy New Year

Posted on January 3rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith sends his best wishes to all his constituents for a very Happy New Year. Following the Christmas holidays the Office will reopen at 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester LE5 0QF on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at 10am. Emails can be … Continue reading

Former Lord Mayor Culdipp Bhatti MBE passes away

Posted on January 3rd, 2016 in Local News
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The former Lord Mayor of Leicester and former Councillor Culdipp Bhatti MBE has passed away.  Leicester’s first Sikh Lord Mayor had made a profound impact on his local Ward of Rushey Mead and on the City of Leicester. He was … Continue reading

Zion Word Ministries

Posted on December 21st, 2015 in Local News
Carey Hall - Sat 19 Dec 2015

Keith attended as Chief Guest at the Christmas Programme held at Carey Hall, by Zion Word Ministries. Keith watched a group of young children perform a mime dance and a traditional Tamil dance.

Reception to celebrate Singing for Syrians

Posted on December 15th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended a Reception to celebrate Singing for Syrians, he is pictured with Victoria Prentis MP and The Reverend Rose Hudson/ The Speaker’s Chaplin with an artificial leg. Victoria Prentis is spearheading a campaign to provide artificial limbs for 30,000 … Continue reading

Meeting with Leicester Hospital Trust

Posted on December 14th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met with Kamaljit Singh the Chairman and John Adler the Chief Executive of Leicester Hospital Trust to discuss issues of concern.  He raised the issue of the Ambulance delays in collecting patients after their operations.   

Congratulations for Long Service

Posted on December 14th, 2015 in Local News

Keith visited Ladbrokes on Melton Road to congratulate Mohamed Gani on his 20 years of service.  While there he placed his first bet on Leicester City winning the Premier league title.   

Sale of illegal cigarettes

Posted on December 14th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith inspects the results of an operation that tried to discover the extent of the sale of illegal cigarettes.  Plain packaging will be introduced shortly and this may have an effect on the illegal market.    

Weekly Office Statistics 11th December 2015

Posted on December 11th, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 11th December 2015: – 979 Cases taken up – 1360 Visitors to Casework Centre – 42 Surgeries Held – 100 hours of Surgeries – 237 Cases referred to other MPs – 570 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – … Continue reading

Roundtable Discussion with Public Health Minister Jane Ellison

Posted on December 11th, 2015 in Local News

On Wednesday 9th December, Keith hosted a meeting for Members of Parliament with the Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison, to discuss diabetes policy. MPs received an update on the National Diabetes Prevention Programme, and asked a number of questions on key … Continue reading

Keith visits Tesco Food Collection

Posted on December 4th, 2015 in Local News

Keith visited the Tesco Food Collection in Hamilton, Leicester and spoke to Tom Wevill the Store Manager. He congratulated all involved, and he also made a donation at the Food collection point.

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