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

Terrorist attack in Nice

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Local News

The newly appointed Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, gave a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 18th July following the appalling terrorist attack in Nice. During the debate, Keith raised the issue necessity of international cooperation on counter-terrorism and … Continue reading

Eid Celebtrations at Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended the Eid celebrations at Brent Cross Shopping Centre. Keith left his mark on a community painting that will be displayed at the centre to mark its 40th anniversary.  Eid celebrates the end of Ramadan, a time when Muslims … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 15 July 2016

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 15 July 2016: -567 Cases taken up –384 Visitors to Casework Centre –25 Surgeries Held –47 hours of Surgeries –89 Cases referred to other MPs –164 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

The British Indian Awards

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

A prestigious and glamorous award ceremony took place at The Athena, Leicester, celebrating the significant role British Indians have in Society. The British Indian Awards in association with BDO held its fourth award ceremony to acknowledge and honour a wide … Continue reading

Visit to Briggs Industrial Footwear Distribution

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

Briggs Industrial Footwear Ltd (a Safety shoe company)which  recently acquired new premises on Thurmaston Boulevard, off Troon Way as a distribution warehouse. Keith was met by Chairman Mr Akbar Waris and Managing Director Mr Andrew Davies. The company currently  employes 60 … Continue reading

Shri Krishna Rasamrut Mahotsav

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended the Shri Krishna Rasamrut Mahotsave recited by HDH Shasthpithadiswar Goswami (108 Shreemad Bhagwat Saptha Katha) at the Shreejidham Haveli on Melton Road, Leicester. Well over a 100 people attended the recitation.

Performance of the East Midlands Ambulance Service

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

Keith has received a response from Ben Gummer MP the Undersecretary of State for Care Quality regarding the findings of the Care Quality Commissions report on the performance of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Keith welcomes the new Home Secretary

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

At the Police Bravery Awards on Thursday 14th July Keith met the new Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, for the first time since her appointment, and welcomed her to the role. The Home Affairs Select Committee scrutinises the work of … Continue reading

Final evidence session on anti-Semitism

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

The Home Affairs Select Committee held its final evidence session on anti-Semitism on Thursday 14th July. It was the third session for oral evidence, and the witnesses included: At 1.15 pm Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations … Continue reading

Police Bravery Awards 2016

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News

The Police Bravery Awards are presented every year to honour police officers who have performed outstanding acts of bravery while on or off duty. The 2016 Police Bravery Awards were the 21st anniversary of the event and took place on … Continue reading

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