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

APPG Tamils and British Forum Annual Reception 2016

Posted on March 24th, 2016 in Local News
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At the invitation of the Tamil community Keith attend to the APPG Tamils and British Forum Annual Reception 2016 at the House of Commons. He spoke about future challenges and praised the good work done by the Tamil community. The … Continue reading

APPG for Yemen: 1st Anniversary of the Conflict in Yemen

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 in Local News
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The All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen met on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the conflict on the 26th March and to examine the UK’s role in the conflict. Members of the Group heard from … Continue reading

Home Secretary Appears Before Home Affairs Committee

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Secretary gave oral evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday 22nd March 2016. The Committee questioned the Home Secretary on issues relating to asylum seeker housing, the European Union response to the migration crisis, policing and … Continue reading

National day of the Republic of Tunisia

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended a celebration of the National day of the Republic an event to mark an important Anniversary of this young democracy. Also at the event where the Foreign Minister Tobias Ellwood who is responsible for British Government relations in … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: DIABETES EDUCATION IN LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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That this House is concerned that the Type 2 diabetes education contract in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has been awarded to a pharmaceutical company Spirit Healthcare; is interested to determine how Spirit Healthcare’s EMPOWER programme improves on the education of … Continue reading

Early Day Motion: NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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That this House welcomes the announcement by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK that by 2020 up to 100,000 people in England will be offered places on a nationwide diabetes prevention programme; acknowledges that those referred will receive … Continue reading

Keith met Shiva Rajkumar in Parliament

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met Shiva Rajkumar in Parliament. Mr Kumar  is an Indian film actor, producer, playback singer and television presenter best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is the eldest son of the actor Raj Kumar. Shiva Rajkumar has … Continue reading

Prime Minister’s European Council Statement

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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The Prime Minister David Cameron gave a statement in Parliament on Monday 21st March 2016 on the most recent meeting of the European Council. Keith intervened in the statement saying: “I agree with the Prime Minister that progress has been made, … Continue reading

Visit to Glasgow

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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At the invitation of Home Affairs Select Committee Member Stuart McDonald MP, Keith visited Glasgow on Friday 18th March to investigate reports relating to serious issues with asylum seeker housing. During the course of this visit, Keith met with the Scottish … Continue reading

Association of Youth Managers and Ambition Meeting in Parliament

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith spoke at a meeting convened by the Association of Youth Managers and Ambition (Local Authority Heads of Youth Services) on various issues relating to youth justice. This event was held on Monday 21st March and attended by 50-60 local authority youth … Continue reading

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