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 15th April 2016

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 15th April 2016: –345 Cases taken up –227 Visitors to Casework Centre –14 Surgeries Held –27 hours of Surgeries –52 Cases referred to other MPs –107 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Defibrillator fitted in Evington Park

Posted on April 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith together Local Ward Councillor Deepak Bajaj and Councillor Sue Hunter visited Evington Park to  look at the  new defibrillator that has been installed. This vital life saving equipment  will be available at all time in the event of an emergency.  Instructions will be … Continue reading

Paul McKeever Memorial Lecture

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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The Paul McKeever lecture was held in Parliament on Wednesday 13th April. The event, which is held in honour of the late Paul McKeever, former Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, invites a senior figure in Policing to … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Session on Police Diversity

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session for its inquiry into diversity in the Police on Tuesday 12 April 2016. The Committee heard evidence from: Former Chief Superintendent Dal Babu OBE Janet Hills, President, National Black Police Association … Continue reading

Migration from North Africa to Europe

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Home Office questions were held in the House of Commons on Monday 11th April. Keith asked a question relating to the Migration Crisis. He asked; “The deal with Turkey was brokered after intense negotiations, which seem to be lacking in … Continue reading

BAME Reception Hosted by Kate Osamor MP

Posted on April 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke at the BAME reception at the House of Commons on Wednesday 3rd April hosted by Kate Osamor MP. He spoke about BAME representation in Parliament and work that still needs to be done. The reception was well attended … Continue reading

Meeting with Sharan

Posted on April 13th, 2016 in Local News
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On Wednesday 13th April Keith met with dietary experts from SHARAN to discuss the role of diet in preventing and reversing diabetes. At the meeting the incorporation of diet and nutrition education into diabetes structured education programmes was discussed.

Yemen ceasefire mentioned at Foreign Office Questions

Posted on April 13th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith mentioned the ceasefire in Yemen on Tuesday 12th April at Foreign Office Questions. He said: Keith Vaz: I welcome the ceasefire, but since Sunday there has already been an attack on Taiz. Will the Minister confirm that he will be … Continue reading

Keith meets The City of Leicester College in Parliament

Posted on April 13th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 12th April Keith met with the City of Leicester College from Evington. A group of 6th form politics students from the College visited the Houses of Parliament and met with Keith their local MP.

Tamils for Labour event in the House of Commons

Posted on April 12th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended and spoke at the Tamils for Labour event on Monday 11th April at the House of Commons. The event was also a way to celebrate the Tamil new year on 14th April. The meeting was well attended by … Continue reading

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