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

Association of Youth Managers and Ambition Meeting in Parliament

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke at a meeting convened by the Association of Youth Managers and Ambition (Local Authority Heads of Youth Services) on various issues relating to youth justice. This event was held on Monday 21st March and attended by 50-60 local authority youth … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONFLICT IN YEMEN

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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That this House notes that 26 March 2016 is the first anniversary of the conflict in Yemen; is deeply concerned that over 8,100 civilian casualties and 2,800 civilian deaths have been caused by the conflict; welcomes the scaling back of … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 18th March 2016

Posted on March 19th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 18th March 2016: –268 Cases taken up –142 Visitors to Casework Centre –10 Surgeries Held –20 hours of Surgeries –37 Cases referred to other MPs –82 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner second Annual Conference

Posted on March 19th, 2016 in Local News
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On Saturday 19th March 2016 Keith attended the second annual conference in Nottingham organised by the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Paddy Tipping. Keith delivered a speech on ’50 years after the Race Relations Act: Progress in Race and Policing … Continue reading

Introduction of Sugar Tax

Posted on March 17th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor in the Budget Statement today that the government intends to introduce a sugar levy on sugary drinks. Keith said: “I am delighted with George Osborne’s decision. The old deal between the Department … Continue reading

International Sikh Youth Federation Removed from Proscribed Organisations

Posted on March 16th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 15th March, Parliament voted to remove the International Sikh Youth Federation from the list of proscribed organisations under Terrorism Act 2000. Keith spoke during the debate, raising a number of points relating to the Federation and also to the process … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: INTRODUCTION OF A SUGAR TAX

Posted on March 16th, 2016 in Local News
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That this House welcomes the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement in the Budget Statement of the introduction of a sugar tax; considers the Responsibility Deal between manufacturers and the Department of Health to have failed; and calls on manufacturers and … Continue reading

Showcase of Daniel Syiem collection ‘Ryndia’.

Posted on March 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the opening of an exhibition at the Nehru Centre showcasing North East India culture. He is shown with Dr Rachel Paul and some of the artists.

Weekly Office Statistics 11th March 2016

Posted on March 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 11th March 2016: –236 Cases taken up –121 Visitors to Casework Centre –9 Surgeries Held –18 hours of Surgeries –31 Cases referred to other MPs –76 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Leicester East Labour Party AGM

Posted on March 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the Leicester East Labour Party AGM, also in attendance were the City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and Willy Bach, Labour’s candidate for the Police & Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire, each gave a presentation to the members of Leicester East … Continue reading

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