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

Lord Willy Bach – Labour Candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner

Posted on April 7th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith hosted a fundraising event in Leicester for Lord Willy Bach Labour’s candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner at the Taj Tandoori Restaurant on Thursday 7 April 2016.  The guest of honour was the Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Home … Continue reading

World Health Organisation Global Report on Diabetes

Posted on April 6th, 2016 in Local News
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The World Health Organisation released its Global Report on Diabetes on Wednesday 6th April 2016. The report examines the global burden, complications and economic impact of diabetes,  stating that the global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising … Continue reading

Keith’s Tribute to Walt Lindsay

Posted on April 5th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the funeral of Walt Lindsay who died recently aged 90. Keith said : ” Walt Lindsay was a local hero. He worked for local people and cared for them. Our thoughts are with Vi and the family we … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 1st April 2016

Posted on April 4th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 1st April 2016: –309 Cases taken up –183 Visitors to Casework Centre –12 Surgeries Held –24 hours of Surgeries –48 Cases referred to other MPs –98 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Doncaster Road Residents oppose Betting Shop

Posted on March 31st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with residents of Doncaster Road and Catherine Street who are concerned about  the application for a Betting shop at 151 Doncaster Road.  In attendance were the Local Ward Councillors Manjula Sood, Mo Chohan and John Thomas. There are currently … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 25th March 2016

Posted on March 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 25th March 2016: –287 Cases taken up –167 Visitors to Casework Centre –11 Surgeries Held –22 hours of Surgeries –43 Cases referred to other MPs –93 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Meeting with Samworth Brothers Employees

Posted on March 26th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met today with employees from Samworth Brothers who remain very concerned about the company’s decision to change their contracts. He promised to raise their concerns with the company.

Easter Adjournment Debate

Posted on March 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the debate on matters to be raised before the Easter adjournment. He spoke about the current conflict in Yemen, the announcement of the Sugar Tax in the Budget, the provision of diabetes education services and Leicester City’s quest to … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Visit to New Scotland Yard

Posted on March 24th, 2016 in Local News
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On Thursday 24th March, Keith and members of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited New Scotland Yard as part of the Committee’s inquiry into Countering Extremism. The Committee heard details of the work of the Counter Terrorism Command and the … Continue reading

Commons Statement on Brussels Terrorist Attacks

Posted on March 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Following the appalling terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday 22nd March, the Home Secretary gave a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23rd March, outlining the implications for the United Kingdom of these events. Keith raised security at … Continue reading

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