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

Weekly Office Statistics 29th January 2016

Posted on February 1st, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st – 29th January 2016: –96 Cases taken up –47 Visitors to Casework Centre –3 Surgeries Held –6 hours of Surgeries –8 Cases referred to other MPs –35 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –108 … Continue reading

Syrian Refugee Resettlement Debate

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith participated in a debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 27th February on the resettlement of Syrian refugees. He made a number of points relating to his work with the Home Affairs Select Committee on this issue, and the full … Continue reading

Keith writes to Dr Sarah Wollaston about East Midlands Ambulance Service Delays

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has written to Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chair of the Health Select Committee, asking for an enquiry to be launched into the delays experienced by the East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Keith asks for enquiry into East Midlands Ambulance Service

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith  today met  with  Mr  Stuart Dawkins  Vice  Chair  and  Mr  Richard  Henderson  Deputy  Chief  Executive  of  East  Midlands  Ambulance  Services  NHS  Trust,  to  discuss  the  delays  in  the  Ambulance  Services  in  Leicestershire  and  East  Midlands. He  has  written  to  Sarah  Wollaston,  … Continue reading

Rushey Mead Academy

Posted on January 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith visited the Rushey Mead Academy , Melton Road, Leicester and met with Zoe Conneally Assistant Principal and Jackie Gair Vice Principal to discuss the School Exchange Programme with a school in Mumbai, India.

Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment

Posted on January 28th, 2016 in Local News
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This week Keith signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust. Wednesday 27th January marked the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of … Continue reading

Big Conversation Event in Bradford

Posted on January 28th, 2016 in Local News
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On Thursday 28th January, the Home Affairs Select Committee held its first ‘Big Conversation’ event in Bradford. Keith and other Committee members spoke with young members of the Muslim community, to get their views on counter extremism, as part of … Continue reading

APPG for Yemen Briefing

Posted on January 27th, 2016 in Local News
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The All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen, which Keith chairs, held a briefing for MPs on the current state of the crisis in Yemen. Briefings at the meeting were given by Grant Pritchard from Save the Children, Jo Pritchard from … Continue reading

Petition for an English National Anthem

Posted on January 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Following the 10 minute Rule Motion moved by Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield,  Keith and other MPs have given initial support to the idea of England adopting an official national anthem. The proposal for a new National anthem to be … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Session 26-01-16

Posted on January 27th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 26th January 2016 the Home Affairs Select Committee heard evidence for its inquiries on both the Migration Crisis, and the work of the Immigration Directorates. The Committee first heard evidence from Mr Khalid Chaouki, Member of the Italian … Continue reading

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