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. 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

Rockingham Street Lamp – success

Posted on October 25th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith was approached by Mr Girach who has young children was concerned for the safety of his family as his property was in total darkness as it was  furthest away in a corner and the light from the street lamp … Continue reading

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill

Posted on October 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith intervened in the Health Service Medial Supplies (Costs) Bill on Monday 24th October 2016 and raised diabetes structured education as a means to bring down the cost of diabetes to the health service. He said: “May I declare an … Continue reading

Prime Minister’s Statement on EU Council Meeting

Posted on October 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Following her first European Council Summit as Prime Minister, Theresa May gave a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 25th October 2016. After the statement, Keith asked: “May I pursue the point made by the hon. Member for … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 21 October 2016

Posted on October 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 21 October 2016: -757 Cases taken up –618 Visitors to Casework Centre –36 Surgeries Held –68 hours of Surgeries –139 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Amit Kumar visit to House of Commons

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith welcomed Amit Kumar the Indian film playback singer, actor, director, and music director to the House of Commons. He is the son of the Indian singer and actor Kishore Kumar and the Bengali singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta. … Continue reading

Research shows two sugary soft drinks a day ‘could double diabetes risk’

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News
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The Daily Express published an article on Friday 21 October showing following research from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden which showed drinking more than two 200ml servings of soft drinks a day – nearly a pint – increased the chance of developing Type … Continue reading

Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News
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On Wednesday 19th October the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen met for a briefing which included all of the major charities working on aid delivery in Yemen. Keith, who Chairs the Group, was joined by the other Officers of … Continue reading

Rights of EU Citizens Debated

Posted on October 21st, 2016 in Local News
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The House of Commons debated the possible rights of EU citizens following the UK’s exit from the European Union, including their immigration status. Keith contributed several times to the debate, and the full transcript can be seen here, and his … Continue reading

Loughborough Road Pharmacies singled out in Parliament

Posted on October 20th, 2016 in Local News
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On Thursday 20th October 2017 the Government made a statement in Parliament on its plans for community pharmacy in 2016-17 and beyond. Keith intervened in the statement by David Mowat MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Health, asking if the Government will … Continue reading

Adjournment Debate on Yemen

Posted on October 19th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith led an adjournment debate on the Humanitarian Situation in Yemen on Tuesday 18th October in the House of Commons. It followed an the announcement of a 72 hour ceasefire on the same day. At this time, four fifths of … Continue reading

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