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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 and my work as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee. 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

Delivering the peace flag to Downing Street

Posted on July 30th, 2014 in Local News
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At 12 noon on Wednesday 30th July 2014, Keith delivered a peace flag to 10 Downing Street with representatives of the Federation of Muslim Organisations. Keith said: “The flag symbolises the condemnation of violence and the support for peace, freedom … Continue reading

Hamilton Residents Meeting

Posted on July 29th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended a Public Meeting of the Hamilton Residents to discuss the planning application submitted by Tesco Store for a Family Pub, a Restaurant and a drive-through fast food outlet.  In attendance were Local Ward Councillors, Patel, Snadhu and Potter, … Continue reading

Victory Celebrations

Posted on July 29th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended a celebration party at the Humberstone Heights Golf Course as Leicester City Council  announced that the Golf Course will not be closing.   Mr Vaz presented a Petition in the House of Commons signed by over 3,000 people … Continue reading

Hovis factory in Leicester

Posted on July 29th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met the Managers at the Hovis factory based off Troon Way, to ask the company to reconsider its proposed decision to relocate the Leicester bread manufacturing operation to other sites.  The Company is having consultation meetings with the Unions … Continue reading

Eid-ul fiter Mubarak

Posted on July 28th, 2014 in Local News
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Eid-ul fiter Mubarak may Allah grant peace and happyness to all on this auspicious day.

Goan Festival 2014

Posted on July 28th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith joined thousands of members of the Goan Association to celebrate the Annual Goan Festival. The event included a mass follow by cultural performances and the tasting of traditional cuisine.

Signing the Palestinian Peace Flag

Posted on July 26th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith visited the Federation of Muslim Organisations to sign their peace flag. The Flag is being signed to show support for a petition condemning violence in Palestine and supporting peace, freedom and justice for both the Palestinian and Israeli people. … Continue reading

Ramadan Festival “Human Appeal”

Posted on July 26th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the Four-day Ramadan Festival held at The Spinney on Frisby Road. The event is in its fourth year and each year its gets bigger and bigger.  There were  food stalls selling middle eastern food, hand crafted Eid gifts, … Continue reading

Sham Marriage Report

Posted on July 25th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, which Keith chairs, published its Third Report of Session 2014-15, “The Work of the Immigration Directorates (October – December 2013)” on Friday 25th July 2014. The report focused on the growing industry of sham marriages … Continue reading

Prime Minister of Bangladesh in London

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss various issues including yesterday’s Girl Summit on female genital mutilation (FGM) and UK – Bangladeshi relations.

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