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

Evening with Type 1 diabetes cycling pro Stephen Clancy

Posted on November 16th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended an evening with Type 1 diabetes cycling professional Stephen Clancy hosted by Team Novo Nordisk. Stephen gave a talk at the event on what it’s like to be a professional athlete living with Type 1 diabetes. After an … Continue reading

Unemployment in Leicester East

Posted on November 16th, 2016 in Local News
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The House of Commons Library has released the latest figures for unemployment in Leicester East in October 2016. The total number of unemployed claimants in Leicester East constituency in October 2016 was 1,071. This represents a rate of 2.1% of … Continue reading

Visit of Former Prime Minister of Yemen to Parliament

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News
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The former Prime Minister and Vice President of Yemen, Khaled Mahfoudh Bahah, visited the House of Commons on Tuesday 15th November 2016 to meet with Members of Parliament. At the meeting, hosted jointly by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen … Continue reading

APPG on Yemen Meets Foreign Office Minister

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News
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On Monday 14th November the All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen met with Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood MP to discuss the UK’s role in bringing an end to the conflict. Keith was joined by Group Treasurer Flick Drummond and … Continue reading

Traffic Calming Measures on Spencefield Lane

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith will be meeting Head Teachers Neil Lockyer of St Paul’s Catholic School and Denholm Kite of Krishna Avanti together with Local Ward Councillors Deepak Bajaj, Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Officers from Leicester City council following a road accident … Continue reading

WE WON ! Belgrave Library Saved

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Leicester City Council has announced that it will not close the Belgrave Library following a community campaign to keep it open. Local campaigners led by Mrs Madhu and Praful Mashru worked with the three Local Councillors, a petition which has … Continue reading

Childhood Obesity Strategy at Health Questions

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith raised the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy at Health Questions on Tuesday 15th November 2016. “Yesterday, on World Diabetes Day, the Prime Minister opened the new headquarters of Diabetes UK and said that the number of cases of diabetes increased … Continue reading

Launch of Food Foundation priorities for tackling the obesity crisis in England

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Local News
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On World Diabetes Day, Monday 14th October 2016, the Food Foundation launched their latest report “Priorities for tackling the obesity crisis in England: Expert agreement on what needs to be done” at an event in the House of Commons. The … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 11 November 2016:

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 11 November 2016: -824 Cases taken up –663 Visitors to Casework Centre –39 Surgeries Held –74 hours of Surgeries –143 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Tribute to Allan Gratrix

Posted on November 10th, 2016 in Local News
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It is with profound sadness that I have learnt of the passing of Allan Gratrix. A close friend, political colleague and valued community activist he was to so many a source of inspiration and courage. I only saw him at … Continue reading

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