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 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

Leicester City Premier League Champions 2016

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 in Local News
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Leicester City Football Club were crowned Champions of the English Premier League on 2nd May 2016 after Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Keith was outside the King Power Stadium to see his team win. Keith said:  “Who … Continue reading

Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference

Posted on April 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith was in Barcelona on Friday 29th April to deliver the Paul Cromme Lecture and receive a lifetime achievement award at the 14th Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference. The award was in recognition of Keith’s work in Parliament as Chair … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee Visit to Denmark and Sweden

Posted on April 29th, 2016 in Local News
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Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited Denmark and Sweden from Wednesday 27 April to Thursday 28 April, as part of the Committee’s inquiry into prostitution. During the Committee’s time in the two countries, they met with representatives from … Continue reading

Keith meets with Romanian Minister for Europe

Posted on April 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Cristian Badescu the Romanian Minister for Europe to discuss the Migration crises and issues concerning the return of Foreign National Prisoners.

Police & Crime Commissioner Campaign

Posted on April 26th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith and Local Councillors, John Thomas, Manjula Sood, Deepak Bajaj, Sue Hunter Ratilal Govind, Abdul Osman, Jean Khote, Gurinder Sandhu, Rita Patel, Ross Willmott, Piara Clair, Teresa Aldred, Paul Newcombe and supporters Kumaran Bose, Priyanta Sumanandosa, Mohinder Pal Singh met with … Continue reading

Keith visits Samworth Brothers on Cobden Street

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith visited the Cobden Street branch of Samworth Brothers following concerns about the new contract that the company wished their workers to sign.  Keith met with team leaders and other employees to discuss these issues.  He also had a half … Continue reading

Homerton International Security Conference

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held an International Security Conference in Homerton College, Cambridge, as part of its inquiry into Countering Extremism. The conference was attended by over 120 delegates, ranging from police, ambassadors, high commissioners, community organisations, academics and … Continue reading

Keith Vaz supports the “Love Your Pharmacy” Campaign

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith Vaz MP has backed the Love Your Pharmacy campaign against the proposed cuts of £170 million to community pharmacy. Community pharmacists are the most commonly accessed healthcare locations in the country – 84% of adults visit a pharmacy every … Continue reading

Historic link between Leicester and Mumbai

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the launch of an educational link between Abbey Primary School, Rushey Mead Academy and Sharada Mandir High School. Children from Abbey Primary School and Head teacher Mr Tim Foster and Rushey Mead Academy and Principal Mrs Rita Hindocha, talked directly with … Continue reading

Urgent Question: Border Force Budget 2016-17

Posted on April 21st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith intervened in a Urgent Question relating to the Border Force Budget for 2016-17. He said: Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab) – I thank the Home Secretary for the detail she has provided to the House today and I join … Continue reading

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