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

Unveiling of Evington Village Heritage Banners

Posted on March 4th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended the unveiling of Evington Village Heritage Banners to showcase the village’s history and heritage. The banners featuring pictures from the past and present will be installed along Main Street and part of Evington Lane. Local people provided some … Continue reading

Debate on Variations in Diabetes Care

Posted on March 3rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith secured a debate on variations in diabetes care in Parliament on Thursday 3rd March. He paid tribute to the network of healthcare professionals that are involved in diabetes care and urged the Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison MP, to … Continue reading

Parliament Debates Police Funding Formula

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 1st March, as part of ‘Estimates Day’ in the House of Commons, Keith led a debate on the Police Funding Formula, following the report published on this subject by the Home Affairs Select Committee last year. Please find … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Evidence Session Tuesday 1st March

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 in Local News

On Tuesday 1st March the Home Affairs Select Committee held the first evidence session for its inquiry into Prostitution. The session included evidence from Kat Banyard, Co-director UK Feminista and spokesperson for the End Demand campaign; Mia de Faoite; and Laura … Continue reading

Save Our Sunday

Posted on February 29th, 2016 in Local News

Keith gave his full support to the Save Our Sunday campaign which is led by USDAW. Keith believes that Sunday is a special day and that shopping hours should not be extended on that day.

Weekly Office Statistics 26th February 2016

Posted on February 29th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 26th February 2016: –204 Cases taken up –93 Visitors to Casework Centre –7 Surgeries Held –14 hours of Surgeries –24 Cases referred to other MPs –67 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Bangladesh High Commission – Visa Surgery

Posted on February 26th, 2016 in Local News

The Bangladesh High Commission will be holding their annual Visa Surgery at Peepul Enterprise, Orchardson Avenue, Leicester LE4 6DP on Saturday 5 March 2016 from 10am-5pm.  

Visit to the Steno Diabetes Center

Posted on February 26th, 2016 in Local News

On Friday 26th February Keith visited the Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. He met with the Center’s CEO John Nolan to discuss diabetes care in Denmark and the exemplary care provided to patients by the staff at Steno. Keith will … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Visit to Europol

Posted on February 25th, 2016 in Local News

On Thursday 25th February Keith and 8 other members of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited Europol to be briefed on the organisations work relating to counter-terrorism and the migration crisis. The Committee was briefed on the work of the … Continue reading

Meeting with David Tredinnick MP and Ben Gummer, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Care Quality

Posted on February 24th, 2016 in Local News

Keith and David Tredinnick MP met with Ben Gummer the Health Minister this morning to discuss the delays in handing over patients from ambulances to hospitals in the East Midlands. The Minister told them that a new management plan for the … Continue reading

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