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

Weekly Office Statistics – 12th June 2015

Posted on June 14th, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 12th June 2015:   – 440 Cases taken up – 1100 Visitors to Casework Centre – 22 Surgeries Held – 55 hours of Surgeries – 43 Cases referred to other MPs – … Continue reading

Pedestrian Crossing on Spencefield Lane, Evington

Posted on June 12th, 2015 in Local News

Local residents Meeta Mistry, Vinod Popat, Mr Mohammed  and  Headteacher from St Pauls Catholic School Mr Neil Lockyer together with students Francesca Gallo, Filip Wysoczanski met with  Keith  and Ward Councillor Deepak Bajaj regarding a  Pedestrian Crossing on Spencefield Lane opposite … Continue reading

800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

Posted on June 11th, 2015 in Local News
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On Thursday 11 June, Keith gave a speech at the conference “Magna Carta and the Declaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen”. He spoke about the constraints of sovereign power today and specifically the important role Select Committees play … Continue reading

BBC Response on Funding for the Midlands

Posted on June 11th, 2015 in Local News
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Many people in Leicester and the Midlands have been concerned with revelations that BBC funding in the Midlands is among the poorest in the country. Keith has raised these concerns with Lord Tony Hall, Director General of the BBC. Tony … Continue reading

Keith Attends Event for Celebration of Dietitians Week

Posted on June 11th, 2015 in Local News

On Tuesday 11th June, Keith attended an event hosted by the British Dietitians Association to celebrate dietitians week. Dietitians play a crucial role in preventing and managing diabetes, and Keith was delighted to meet with the BDA’s specialist diabetes team

Keith Backs International Diabetes Federation G7 Campaign

Posted on June 8th, 2015 in Local News

The International Diabetes Federation has launched a campaign for this week’s G7 Meeting, to put diabetes on the agenda of world leaders meeting at the summit. As one of the organisations ‘parliamentary champions’, Keith has taken an active role in … Continue reading

Keith and Councillors Open Pedestrian Crossing on Gipsy Lane

Posted on June 8th, 2015 in Local News

On Friday 5th June, Keith and Troon Councillors Baljit Singh and Diane Cank opened a new, safe pedestrian crossing and refuge on Gipsy Lane. Road safety in this area has been a major concern, and following the hard work of … Continue reading

Protocol for Dealing With Cases

Posted on June 7th, 2015 in Local News

Protocol for dealing with cases of individuals living outside Leicester East In the past year, over 270 people living outside my constituency have contacted me in my then capacity as Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. A huge volume … Continue reading


Posted on June 7th, 2015 in Local News

I have recently become aware that my email address may have been hacked, and confidential emails may have been downloaded. The hacking of computers is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. When communicating with me or my office, the … Continue reading

New Casework Centre opens on Belgrave Road

Posted on June 6th, 2015 in Local News
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New Casework Centre  I am delighted to announce that a new Casework Centre has been established in the heart of the community at 123 Belgrave Road, Leicester. The former Casework Centre at 292 Victoria Road East will close at the … Continue reading

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