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

Reappointment to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 in Local News
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The House of Commons has reappointed Keith to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy on 30 November 2015. The Committee was re-appointed by the House of Commons on 30 November and by the House of Lords on 3 … Continue reading

Early Day Motion on Jamie Vardy’s achievement in the Premier League

Posted on December 1st, 2015 in Local News
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Keith is glad to have tabled an Early day motion in Parliament about Jamie Vardy’s historical achievement in the Premier League.

Weekly Office Statistics 30th November 2015

Posted on November 30th, 2015 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 30th November 2015: – 945 Cases taken up – 1344 Visitors to Casework Centre – 40 Surgeries Held – 96 hours of Surgeries – 226 Cases referred to other MPs – 561 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies – … Continue reading

Tree Planting ceremony

Posted on November 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the Tree Planting ceremony in memory of Cynthia Bunton who was a local campaigner in Humberstone Village.  The ceremony took place at Monk Rest Gardens, Cynthia’s favourite park.

World Aids Week 21-28 November 2015

Posted on November 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended  the Halve it Campaign – to highlight HIV testing to make it easier to access and available in a variety of letting in the NHS, HIV Charities and patient Groups. Ensuring that people are diagnosed with HIV quicker … Continue reading

Letter to the Prime Minister on Syria

Posted on November 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Following the Prime Minister’s statement on Syria made in the House of Commons on 26 November, Keith wrote to David Cameron to urge him to engage with the Muslim community on the UK’s involvement in the country. Keith wrote that he … Continue reading

Barclays Bank Branch (Woodhill) Leicester

Posted on November 27th, 2015 in Local News

Keith presented a Petition in September 2015 in the House of Commons regarding the closure of Barclays Bank Branch on Woodhill, Leicester. Below are the Observations of the HM Treasury Department in response to the Petition.   Observations from The Economic … Continue reading

Letter from Tunisian Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Posted on November 26th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith had written earlier in November to the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize laureates to congratulate them for their work and achievements. The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia had been rewarded for helping the country’s transition to democracy in the aftermath … Continue reading

APPG for Diabetes Roundtable Meeting with Doctors

Posted on November 26th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith chaired a highly productive All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes meeting with over a dozen GPs and consultants on Wednesday 25th November 2015. The discussion focused on some of the issues present in diabetes care across the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Session on Counter Terrorism and Migration

Posted on November 26th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 24th November the Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session on counter-terrorism and migration. The witnesses giving evidence were Mark Rowley, Head of Counter-Terrorism at the Metropolitan Police; John Hayes MP, the Security Minister and Charles Farr, Director … Continue reading

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