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

DFID Statement on Syria Crisis: The UK Response

Posted on February 8th, 2016 in Local News
Justine Greening

In response to a statement by the Department for International Development regarding the UK’s response to the Syrian Crisis Keith said: “May I join other Members in commending the Secretary of State for the success of the donor conference but remind … Continue reading

Communities and Local Government Qs

Posted on February 8th, 2016 in Local News
Richard Harrington

Keith intervened twice in parliament yesterday on the subject of Syrian refugees. In questions to the department of Communities and Local Government Keith commended the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Refugees, Richard Harrington, for being “the first Home Office Minister in living memory … Continue reading

British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

Posted on February 8th, 2016 in Local News

Keith delivered an award at the British Diversity Awards on Saturday 6th February 2016. Keith Awarded Paul Elliot CBE a former football player with the Special Recognition Award sponsored by the University of Leicester. The BEDSAs provide a unique opportunity … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 5th February 2016

Posted on February 8th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 5th February 2016: –121 Cases taken up –55 Visitors to Casework Centre –4 Surgeries Held –8 hours of Surgeries –16 Cases referred to other MPs –44 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Keith welcomes new pavements on Headland Road

Posted on February 5th, 2016 in Local News

Keith joined local Councillor Deepak Bajaj and local residents Audrey Shaw and Nina Karavadra, Keith was delighted to see the new pavement given the state of repair of the old pavement and congratulated all those involved.

London South Bank University Entrepreneurial Lecture

Posted on February 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith delivered the inaugural lecture at the Dr Rami Ranger CBE Enterprise Centre at the London South Bank University. As part of the Centre’s Graduate Entrepreneurship programme, students and recent alumni are given support to develop their enterprise skills through … Continue reading

Conflict in Yemen Debate

Posted on February 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith was a lead speaker in the House of Commons debate on the Conflict in Yemen on Thursday afternoon, alongside Kirsten Oswald MP, Edward Argar MP and Mrs Flick Drummond MP. Keith spoke about his personal connection to Yemen and … Continue reading

International Diabetes Conference at House of Commons

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith, as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes, hosted an International Diabetes Conference at the House of Commons today. Over 120 experts, including Doctors, Nurses, Charities, Community Groups, Embassy staff and attended the event. The conference featured … Continue reading

Keith Raises Constituent’s Concerns with US Ambassador

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 2nd February 2016, Keith met with the US Ambassador, Matthew Barzun, to discuss a number of issues, including the denial of entry to the United States in multiple members of the British Muslim community in recent months. Following … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee – 2nd February 2016

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On the 2nd February 2016 the Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session as part of its inquiry into counter extremism. The first panel of witnesses were senior representatives from major internet companies Google, Facebook and Twitter. The second … Continue reading

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