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

130,000 signature petition to save children’s heart surgery services at Glenfield delivered to Downing Street

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in Local News

Keith joined Liz Kendall MP for Leicester West, who has led the campaign together with Nicky Morgan MP for Loughborough, Sir Edward Garnier MP for Harborough, Edward Argar MP for Charnwood and local campaigners  to deliver a petition of 128,356 signatures to Number 10 … Continue reading

Leicester Walk In Centres raised at Health Questions

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in Local News

Keith raised the current consultation on the future of the Walk in Centre at the Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre at Health Questions. Keith said: “In Leicester, the CCG is proposing to close a walk-in centre in North … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 3 February 2017

Posted on February 6th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 3 February 2017: -114 Cases taken up –68 Visitors to Casework Centre –4 Surgeries Held –8 hours of Surgeries –13 Cases referred to other MPs –3 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –120 Letters received … Continue reading

British Gas Energy Trust launches helpline for those struggling with energy bills

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Local News

The British Gas Energy Trust has launched a helpline in conjunction with Christians Against Poverty and StepChange to help people that are struggling to pay their energy bills. The aim of the helpline is to encourage people struggling with debts … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 27 January 2017

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 27 January 2017: -90 Cases taken up –56 Visitors to Casework Centre –3 Surgeries Held –6 hours of Surgeries –11 Cases referred to other MPs –3 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –103 Letters received … Continue reading

Meeting with Yemeni Aid Workers

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Local News

The All Party Parliamentary Group met with aid workers who have recently returned from engaging in humanitarian work on the ground in Yemen to discuss the latest developments in the crisis, which is now considered one of the worst humanitarian … Continue reading

Keith meets with the International Diabetes Federation and signs IMPACT Pledge

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith met with Stella Sabata, IDF-Europe Regional Manager, Giulia Barenghi, IDF-Europe Policy Officer and Beatriz Yanez Jimenez, IDF Global Advocacy Coordinator for the International Diabetes Federation on a recent trip to Brussels. At the meeting he signed up to the … Continue reading

Diabetes Testing in Community Pharmacies meeting with Minister David Mowat

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith met with David Mowat MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care to discuss the future of community pharmacy. Community pharmacies are underutilised resources and have the ability to deliver more front-line primary care, particularly … Continue reading

The Emerald Centre wins grant from the People’s Health Trust

Posted on January 24th, 2017 in Local News

The Emerald Centre in Humberstone has been awarded a grant for the Emerald Social Club Project by the People’s Health Trust. The Social Club, a project that provides a social club for senior residents in Humberstone, led by local volunteers, … Continue reading

Government Statement on Brexit

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 in Local News

The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, gave a statement to Parliament immediately after the Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit. Following the statement, Keith asked the Secretary of State: “The speech contains the word “guarantee”, so … Continue reading

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