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

Keith Meets Counterpart in Italian Parliament Mario Marazziti

Posted on November 26th, 2015 in Local News

Keith met with Italian MP Mario Marazziti, Co-Chair of Italian Parliamentary Committee for Migrants, on Monday 23rd November. As the Co-Chair of a Committee with a similar remit to the Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith and Mr Marazziti discussed a … Continue reading

Smart Borders Conference 2015

Posted on November 26th, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 23rd November, Keith attended and spoke at the ‘Smart Borders Conference’, an event to discuss issues and best practice related to immigration policy, border controls and associated technology. In his speech, Keith raised the importance of counter-terrorism and … Continue reading

Peace Vigil at Masjid Al-Husayn

Posted on November 24th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended a candlelight vigil held at Masjid Al-Husayn Mosque on Friday 20 November to commemorate and remember the innocent lives lost on Friday 13 November in the Paris terror attacks.

Weekly Office Statistics 20th November 2015

Posted on November 20th, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 20th November 2015: – 921 Cases taken up – 1337 Visitors to Casework Centre – 39 Surgeries Held – 94 hours of Surgeries – 224 Cases referred to other MPs – 551 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Report – Police investigations and role of the CPS

Posted on November 20th, 2015 in Local News

On 20th November, the Home Affairs Select Committee published its 3rd Report of the 2015 Parliament: Police investigations and the role of the Crown Prosecution Service. The report and full details can be found here.

Keith writes to Home Secretary and Chancellor Regarding Police Budgets

Posted on November 20th, 2015 in Local News

Keith has written to the Home Secretary and the Chancellor of the Exchequer regarding Police budgets and next week’s announcement of the Comprehensive Spending Review. Full text of the letter to George Osborne:  Dear George, Comprehensive Spending Review – Cuts … Continue reading

Start of works on “Tree of Light” site

Posted on November 20th, 2015 in Local News

Progress of work on the Troon Landmark “Tree of Light”  which started on 9 November,2015.

Keith questions the Prime Minister following the Paris attacks.

Posted on November 18th, 2015 in Local News

”Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): Last Friday evening at Wembley stadium, when Prime Minister shared a platform with Prime Minister Modi, he made a speech about being proud to be the leader of the most multi-cultural country in the world. … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Evidence Session on Radicalisation

Posted on November 17th, 2015 in Local News

On Tuesday 17th November the Home Affairs Committee held an evidence session as part of its inquiry on countering extremism. Witnesses include Mark Keary & Alison Brannick, and Head and former Deputy Head of Bethnal Green Academy; Sara Khan & … Continue reading

Article on Politics Home: Diabetes awareness will save lives

Posted on November 16th, 2015 in Local News

An article written by Keith for World Diabetes Day has been published by Politics Home, entitled ‘Raising diabetes awareness will save lives‘. The article can be read in full below, or at this link: https://www.politicshome.com/health-and-care/articles/opinion/house-commons/keith-vaz-mp-raising-diabetes-awareness-will-save Keith Vaz MP: Raising diabetes awareness … Continue reading

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