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

Hamilton Community College visit Parliament

Posted on July 7th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with 33 students from Hamilton Community College during their visit to Parliament on Wednesday 6th July 2016. The students spent the day at the Parliamentary Education Centre and also went on a tour of the Houses of Parliament.

Diabetes Structured Education Raised in Parliament

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith raised the provision of diabetes structured education in Parliament on the 6th July 2016 at a debate on NHS Spending. He intervened to ask Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Health Secretary: “One place where we are feeling the pinch is … Continue reading

EU Nationals in the UK

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke in a debate on the rights of EU Nationals in the UK on Wednesday 6th July 2016. He said: “It is a pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for West Ham (Lyn Brown), who spoke with … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Seminar on FGM

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee is revisiting its previous reports into Female Genital Mutilation, and held an expert seminar on the subject on Wednesday 6th July. Participants at the event included: Celia Jeffreys                       Head of National FGM Centre Alimatu Dimonekene          … Continue reading

Aslyum Seekers: Glasgow

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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The House of Commons held a debate on the 5th July 2016 on Asylum Seekers, particularly in relation to Glasgow, a city with a high number of Asylum Seekers. This is an area is of particular interest to Mr Vaz … Continue reading

EU Referendum: Race Hate Crime

Posted on July 6th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 5th July a debate was held in the House of Commons on the rhetoric used by some in the EU Referendum and racial incidents that followed the result. Mr Vaz spoke a number of times throughout the debate, initially … Continue reading

Community Pharmacy and Diabetes at Health Questions

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 5th July 2016 Keith raised community pharmacies and diabetes at Health Questions. He asked the Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP: The Secretary of State will know that we are facing a diabetes … Continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn gives evidence to HASC

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News
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Jeremy Corbyn, the Leader of the Opposition and the Labour Party, gave evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Monday 4th July as part of its inquiry into anti-Semitism. Speaking  before the session, Keith said: “We have seen a … Continue reading

Keith Attends Mass at Polish Catholic Church

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended Mass at the church of Our Lady Mother of the Church in Ealing Broadway, West London along with local MP Rupa Huq and Councillor Dr  Patricia Walker the Mayor of Ealing. He met with father Pawel Nawalaniec MIC and addressed the … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 1st July 2016

Posted on July 4th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 1st July 2016: -535 Cases taken up –351 Visitors to Casework Centre –23 Surgeries Held –44 hours of Surgeries –81 Cases referred to other MPs –152 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

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