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

Performance of the East Midlands Ambulance Service

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has received a response from Ben Gummer MP the Undersecretary of State for Care Quality regarding the findings of the Care Quality Commissions report on the performance of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Keith welcomes the new Home Secretary

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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At the Police Bravery Awards on Thursday 14th July Keith met the new Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, for the first time since her appointment, and welcomed her to the role. The Home Affairs Select Committee scrutinises the work of … Continue reading

Final evidence session on anti-Semitism

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held its final evidence session on anti-Semitism on Thursday 14th July. It was the third session for oral evidence, and the witnesses included: At 1.15 pm Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations … Continue reading

Police Bravery Awards 2016

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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The Police Bravery Awards are presented every year to honour police officers who have performed outstanding acts of bravery while on or off duty. The 2016 Police Bravery Awards were the 21st anniversary of the event and took place on … Continue reading

End London’s “welcome mat” for money launderers, says Committee

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee finds deep and widespread problems in tackling money laundering and corruption, from detection to prosecution and recovery. Report findings Money laundering The Home Affairs Committee says poor supervision and enforcement in the London property investment market … Continue reading

Motion on Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith participated in a debate on a motion relating to the Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism, which added four organisations to a list of proscribed organisations. Under the Terrorism Act 2000, the Home Secretary may proscribe an organisation if she believes … Continue reading

Keith met with Romanian Minister for Romanians abroad

Posted on July 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Ms Maria Ligor, Minister for Romanians Abroad and His Excellency Dan Mihalache, Romanian Ambassador in the House of Commons. Their meeting was regarding the EU referendum outcome and the situation of the Romanian Community in the UK.

HASC concludes its inquiry into FGM

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 12th July, the Home Affairs Committee hears evidence from the Minister for Preventing Abuse, Exploitation and Crime on female genital mutilation (FGM). Watch Parliament TV: Female Genital Mutilation Inquiry: Female Genital Mutilation Home Affairs Committee Witness Tuesday 12 July 2016, Grimond … Continue reading

HASC Committee Session on Immigration

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Committee continues its scrutiny of the work of the Immigration Directorates with evidence from the Minister for Immigration and immigration officials. Watch Parliament TV: The work of the Immigration Directorates Inquiry: The work of the Immigration Directorates Home … Continue reading

Privatisation of the Land Registry

Posted on July 12th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith received a response from the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills regarding privatisation of the land registry. Keith wrote to the Secretary of State on 20th June 2016 on behalf of … Continue reading

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