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

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

APPG for Diabetes meeting on the safety and inclusion of children with medical conditions at school

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in Local News

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes, which Keith chairs, held a meeting on Wednesday 1st March 2017 into the safety and inclusion of children with medical conditions at school. The meeting was Co-Chaired by Caroline Ansell MP, representing the … Continue reading

Call for traffic calming measures on Parkstone Road

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Local News

Keith met with Mr Christopher Zaleski and other local residents of Parkstone Road who are concerned about the speeding traffic along the road. A petition with hundreds of signatures has been collected and will now be presented to Parliament by … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 24 February 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics – 24 February 2017: -202 Cases taken up –91 Visitors to Casework Centre –7 Surgeries Held –14 hours of Surgeries –19 Cases referred to other MPs –16 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –188 Letters received … Continue reading

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