Welcome.

Thank you for visiting my website. During the General Election Keith is no longer a sitting MP. Throughout the election campaign this website will be updated with campaign news and activities. Any articles referring to Keith as an MP and his Parliamentary work pre-date the election. I welcome all comments and suggestions about issues in Leicester East.

With very best wishes,

Keith Vaz

Weekly Office Statistics – 17th of March 2017

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 17th of March 2017: -301 Cases taken up –132 Visitors to Casework Centre –10 Surgeries Held –20 hours of Surgeries –25 Cases referred to other MPs –24 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –271 Letters … Continue reading

Bishop of Leicester meets MPs at Westminster

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in Local News

The Bishop of Leicester the Rt Revd Martyn Snow and the Dean of the Cathedral David Monteith had a meeting with City and County MPs in Parliament. The Bishop spoke of wish to initiate a Rural Commission. MPs who included … Continue reading

APPG for Pharmacy meeting on the Pharmacy Access Scheme

Posted on March 16th, 2017 in Local News

Keith attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Pharmacy meeting on the Pharmacy Access Scheme earlier this week. The meeting was chaired by Sir Kevin Barron MP, Chair of the APPG on Pharmacy and featured speakers including  Olivier Picard, Director, … Continue reading

Pre-inquest into the death of Brandon Singh Rayat

Posted on March 15th, 2017 in Local News

Keith attended the pre-inquest into the death of Brandon Singh Rayat at Leicester Town Hall on Wednesday 15th March. He joined Brandon’s parents Mina and Rajinder Rayat at the Town Hall. At the pre-inquest the Coroner Mrs Dianne Hocking said … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 10th of March 2017

Posted on March 13th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 10th of March 2017: -265 Cases taken up –104 Visitors to Casework Centre –9 Surgeries Held –18 hours of Surgeries –23 Cases referred to other MPs –22 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –233 Letters … Continue reading

Visit to Herrick Primary School, Rushey Mead

Posted on March 13th, 2017 in Local News

Following an invitation from Mr Umesh Patel, the Headmaster of Herrick Primary School, Keith visited the school and agreed that more space needs to be allocated for the pupils. Keith invited Mr Patel at a further meeting with Local Councillors … Continue reading

Consultation Begins on Iconic Belgrave Site

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in Local News

Keith visited the Peepul Centre to view the new proposals put forward by Henry Boot Ltd the consultants for Sainsburys. The suggestions include entertainment, housing and retail.

The sands of time are running out for Yemen

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in Local News

The below article was originally published in Politics Home and the House Magazine. The conflict in Yemen has divided a country, divided the Middle East and divided opinion in the House of Commons. This is not just figurative language. Northern Yemen … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 3rd of March 2017

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 3rd of March 2017: -231 Cases taken up –97 Visitors to Casework Centre –8 Surgeries Held –16 hours of Surgeries –21 Cases referred to other MPs –18 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –213 Letters … Continue reading

Senior Judiciary Appointments (Disregard of Age of Candidates) Bill 2016-17

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in Local News

Keith has presented a Bill to the House of Commons regarding Senior Judiciary Appointments. The Bill’s long and short titles can be found below: Summary of the Senior Judiciary Appointments (Disregard of Age of Candidates) Bill 2016-17 A Bill to … Continue reading

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