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

Car Parking Facilities at Watermead Country Park, Leicester

Posted on June 8th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith presented a Petition in Parliament on Tuesday 7 June 2016 regarding the Car Parking Facilities at Watermead County Park. Due to the shortage of adequate parking provisions, park users have been using Alderton Close and parking nose to tail … Continue reading

Evidence to HASC from Archbishop of Canterbury

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 7th June 2016, the Home Affairs Select Committee heard evidence on the migration crisis and asylum accommodation. The witnesses included the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who has made a number of public statements in recent months on … Continue reading

Keyham Lodge School visits Parliament

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with students from Keyham Lodge School in Parliament. The students went on a tour to the Houses of Parliament before meeting with Keith to discuss his work as an MP.

Meeting with French Senators

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Sénateur Nathalie Goulet and Sénateur André Reichardt, of the French Senate on Monday 6th June 2016. The Senators are in the United Kingdom as part of an inquiry into places of worship in France. Nathalie Goulet has served on … Continue reading

Removal of Foreign National Offenders and EU Prisoners

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Local News
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The House of Commons debated an urgent question on Monday 6th June 2016 on the Removal of Foreign National Offenders and EU Prisoners. The urgent question was tabled by Sir William Cash, and answered by the Home Secretary. During the course … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 3rd June 2016

Posted on June 6th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 3rd June 2016: -456 Cases taken up –302 Visitors to Casework Centre –19 Surgeries Held –37 hours of Surgeries –69 Cases referred to other MPs –134 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Committee Report: Home Office fails to remove equivalent of ‘small town’ of foreign offenders

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Committee has published a report today showing the continued failure by the Home Office to remove the equivalent of a “small town” of Foreign National Offenders (FNOs) remaining in the UK’s prisons and communities is undermining confidence in … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 27th May 2016

Posted on May 31st, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 27th May 2016: –456 Cases taken up –297 Visitors to Casework Centre –19 Surgeries Held –37 hours of Surgeries –68 Cases referred to other MPs –128 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Watermead Country Park

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Residents of Alderton Close presented Keith with a Petition for parking restrictions on Alderton Close and additional car park facilities to be provided at Watermead Country Park. During sunny weather there are many visitors to the park and as the … Continue reading

Visit to Jobs Fair

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith visited the Jobs Fair at Leicester’s Curve Theatre today. He was able to chat with a number of the stall holders and companies that were looking for recruits.

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