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. 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

WE WON ! Belgrave Library Saved

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News

Leicester City Council has announced that it will not close the Belgrave Library following a community campaign to keep it open. Local campaigners led by Mrs Madhu and Praful Mashru worked with the three Local Councillors, a petition which has … Continue reading

Childhood Obesity Strategy at Health Questions

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News

Keith raised the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy at Health Questions on Tuesday 15th November 2016. “Yesterday, on World Diabetes Day, the Prime Minister opened the new headquarters of Diabetes UK and said that the number of cases of diabetes increased … Continue reading

Launch of Food Foundation priorities for tackling the obesity crisis in England

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Local News

On World Diabetes Day, Monday 14th October 2016, the Food Foundation launched their latest report “Priorities for tackling the obesity crisis in England: Expert agreement on what needs to be done” at an event in the House of Commons. The … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 11 November 2016:

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 11 November 2016: -824 Cases taken up –663 Visitors to Casework Centre –39 Surgeries Held –74 hours of Surgeries –143 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Tribute to Allan Gratrix

Posted on November 10th, 2016 in Local News

It is with profound sadness that I have learnt of the passing of Allan Gratrix. A close friend, political colleague and valued community activist he was to so many a source of inspiration and courage. I only saw him at … Continue reading

Leicester Faith Schools Raised in Parliament

Posted on November 8th, 2016 in Local News

Keith praised faith schools in Leicester for facilitating community integration in a debate on the role of Grammar and Faith Schools in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8th November. He said to Lisa Nandy, the MP who secured the … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: World Diabetes Day

Posted on November 8th, 2016 in Local News

Keith has tabled an EDM on World Diabetes Day. It reads: “That this House supports World Diabetes Day on 4 November 2016, when millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes; congratulates the International Diabetes … Continue reading

Electrification of the Midland Mainline

Posted on November 8th, 2016 in Local News

An adjournment debate on the electrification of the Midland Mainline, secured by the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, was debated in Parliament on Monday 7th November 2016. Keith intervened in the debate to pay tribute to staff on the railway and … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 4 November 2016

Posted on November 7th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 4 November 2016: -807 Cases taken up –647 Visitors to Casework Centre –38 Surgeries Held –72 hours of Surgeries –142 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Speed Calming measures on Whitehall Road, Evington

Posted on November 7th, 2016 in Local News

Keith and Cllr Deepak Bajaj met with residents of Whitehall Road, Susan Avenue and Mickleton Drive concerning the traffic calming measures to be implemented by Leicester City Council in Evington. Clare Knight spoke on behalf of residents stating that there is … Continue reading

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