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.

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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP

Closure of Barclays Bank – Woodhill

Posted on September 18th, 2015 in Local News

Keith met with  customers of Barclays Bank “Woodhill” Branch who are concerned at the proposed closure of the Branch  by Barclays in December 2015.  

Keith presents Petition to prevent the Barclays branch closure

Posted on September 18th, 2015 in Local News

Keith presented a petition on closure of the Barclays branch on Woodhill to Parliament on Thursday  17th  September. The petition urged the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to meet with representatives of Barclays to examine the impact of branch closures on local residents. You can read … Continue reading

Committee visit to the Club Drug Clinic as part of psychoactive substances inquiry

Posted on September 18th, 2015 in Local News

On Thursday 17 September Keith visited the Club Drug Clinic with Home Affairs Select Committee Members James Berry MP, Stuart McDonald MP and David Burrowes MP. They spoke to medical professionals, as well as an individual who had attended the … Continue reading

Roundtable Discussion with Leading Charities on Yemen

Posted on September 17th, 2015 in Local News

On Wednesday 16th September, Keith chaired a roundtable discussion in the House of Commons with representatives from 20 leading charities and NGOs to discuss possible options for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, resulting from the ongoing Civil War. The event was held … Continue reading

Home Secretary’s Statement on Migration

Posted on September 17th, 2015 in Local News

On Wednesday 16th September the Home Secretary Theresa May made a statement on the migration crisis facing the European Union, following a meeting with other EU interior ministers on Monday in Brussels. Following the statement, Keith asked the Home Secretary:  … Continue reading

Department for Transport Responds to Spencefield Lane Petition

Posted on September 16th, 2015 in Local News

Following the presentation of a petition by residents of Leicester East, on road safety on Spencefield Lane opposite St Paul’s Catholic School and Krishna Avanti Primary School, the Secretary of State for Transport has made the following observations: “Local highway authorities are … Continue reading

European Union Reform Raised in Business Questions

Posted on September 16th, 2015 in Local News

On Tuesday 15th September, Keith raised the Prime Minister’s EU reform agenda at questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid MP. Keith asked:  “As part of the Prime Minister’s renegotiation, and as he visits … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on psychoactive substances and police funding

Posted on September 15th, 2015 in Local News

On Tuesday 15 September the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on psychoactive substances from Prof. Les Iverson, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs; Mike Penning, Minister for Policing ; Jan King, CEO and Jeremy Sare, … Continue reading

Formal Response to Royal City of Leicester Petition

Posted on September 15th, 2015 in Local News

The Minister for Constitutional Reform, John Penrose MP, has responded to the petition presented by Keith on behalf of residents of Leicester East, which called for Leicester to be awarded the title, ‘The Royal City of Leicester’. In his reply, … Continue reading

Public Invited to Propose Improvements to the Golden Mile

Posted on September 14th, 2015 in Local News

Today, on the 14th September, Leicester City Council invited local residents and businesses to contribute to the development of proposals for improvements to Leicester’s Golden Mile. Following the announcement, Keith said: “I welcome today’s announcement by Leicester City Council that … Continue reading

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