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

Bombings by Daesh in Yemen

Posted on October 20th, 2015 in Local News
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On the 20th October, Keith raised the appalling actions of Daesh in Yemen with the Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, and asked what was being done to stop the wider conflict. Keith said: “This is not just about … Continue reading

East Midlands BAME Conference 2015

Posted on October 19th, 2015 in Local News
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On Sunday 18th October, Keith attended the East Midlands Labour Party BAME Conference in Nottingham. At the event, Keith gave a speech to Councillors and Labour Party members from across the East Midlands, and participated in a Q&A with the … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 17th October 2015

Posted on October 19th, 2015 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 17th October 2015: – 792 Cases taken up – 1295 Visitors to Casework Centre – 34 Surgeries Held – 83.5 hours of Surgeries – 185 Cases referred to other MPs – 518 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Navratri Celebration

Posted on October 17th, 2015 in Local News
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On Saturday 17th October Keith attended the Lohana Mohajan Community Centre on Hildyard Road and Ramgarhia Hall on Ulverscroft Road, to join the Hindu community in their celebration of the festival of Navratri.

All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes visit to Whittington hospital

Posted on October 14th, 2015 in Local News
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All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes visit to Whittington hospital On Wednesday 14th October, Keith visited Whittington Hospital on a visit with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes. On the visit he met with health professionals and patients participating … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on the refugee crisis and skills shortages

Posted on October 13th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 13 October, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on the refugee crisis from Richard Harrington, Minister for Refugees, and on skills shortages from Jonathan Portes, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research; Rose Carey, Immigration Law Practitioners, … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 9th October 2015

Posted on October 9th, 2015 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 9th October 2015:   – 773 Cases taken up – 1286 Visitors to Casework Centre – 34 Surgeries Held – 82 hours of Surgeries – 182 Cases referred to other MPs – 510 Cases referred to Councillors or outside … Continue reading

Fire Station Cuts

Posted on October 9th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met with representatives from the Fire Brigade Union, regarding the Government funding cuts and the closure of the Central Station  adding pressure on the Easter Station based at  Hastings Road, which would put lives at risk. Pictured : Dean … Continue reading

Keith meets students at Gateway College

Posted on October 9th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith addressed a group of students at Gateway College on the daily life of a politician.  One of the students will be selected to do an internship in the London Office in the New Year.  

The South Asian Health Foundation Conference 2015

Posted on October 9th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith presented a Life- Time achievement Award to Professor Sudhesh Kumar, Dean of Warwick Medical School, Professor of Medicine and Director of The Institute of Digital Healthcare at Warwick Manufacturing Group. The award was presented at National Motorcycle Museum in … Continue reading

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