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

Cluster Bombs Used in Yemen Debated in House of Commons

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Local News

Following new evidence relating to the use of cluster bombs in Yemen, the Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, made a statement to Parliament clarifying the UK Government’s position on arms sales. Keith highlighted the need for a ceasefire in Yemen, as … Continue reading

Statement on Riot at HMP Birmingham

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Local News

A statement was made to the House of Commons by the Secretary of State for Justice, Elizabeth Truss, on the riots at HMP Birmingham. Keith raised the issue of overcrowding in prisons, specifically as a result of high numbers of … Continue reading

Yemen Crisis Raised with Prime Minister

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Local News

During the statement by Prime Minister Theresa May on the European Council meeting, Keith raised the ongoing crisis in Yemen. This question came following the announcement by the Disasters Emergency Committee that there would be a large-scale charity appeal for … Continue reading

Thurnby Lodge Christmas Lights Winner Announced

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Local News

The winner of the Annual Thurnby Lodge best Christmas lights competition was won by Cindy Baines of Ocean Road. The competition was initiated by Keith to try and encourage more residents to put up lights. Local Councillors Teresa Aldridge and … Continue reading

Diabetes Raised at Health Questions

Posted on December 20th, 2016 in Local News

Keith raised the sugar tax at Health Questions on Tuesday 20th December 2016. He said: “The evidence is very clear that eating more sugar increases the risk of diabetes. Apart from introducing the sugar tax, what further evidence-based research can … Continue reading

The Case of Brandon Rayat

Posted on December 20th, 2016 in Local News

Keith held a debate in the House of Commons on the case of Brandon Singh Rayat on Tuesday 20th December 2016 following a request from Brandon’s mother and father who live in Humberstone.  Brandon tragically took his own life on … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 16 December 2016

Posted on December 19th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 16 December 2016: -903 Cases taken up –711 Visitors to Casework Centre –43 Surgeries Held –81 hours of Surgeries –152 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Ranieri and LCFC win at BBC Sports Personality Awards

Posted on December 18th, 2016 in Local News

Claudio Ranieri and Leicester City Football Club were crowned Coach and Team of the year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards on Sunday 18th December for their Premier League victory during the 2015-2016 season. Keith has tabled … Continue reading

Annual Thurnby Lodge Christmas Celebration

Posted on December 17th, 2016 in Local News

Santa arrived early in Thurnby Lodge in time for the Thurnby Lodge Christmas Party. Hundreds of local residents attended the event at the Thurncourt Neighbourhood Centre which will be shortly renamed the Allan Gratrix Centre. Keith was one of the … Continue reading

Street Meeting on Brompton Road, Hamilton

Posted on December 17th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended a street meeting with local residents from Brompton Road and Saxthorpe Road to discuss residents concerns. The meeting was called by Mikey Halford. Councillor Gurinder Sandhu and members of the local police force were also present. The real … Continue reading

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