Gujurati GCSE and A-Levels at Risk of Being Cut

Posted on May 20th, 2015 in Local News

Many residents and education providers in Leicester East have raised their concerns with Keith about the potential discontinuation of Gujurati GCSE and A-Level qualifications across the United Kingdom. This decision, if it is carried out, is of great concern. Minority … Continue reading

Alphonso Mangoes Delivered to 10 Downing Street

Posted on May 18th, 2015 in Local News
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The final moment in the successful campaign to lift the European Union ban on Indian Alphonso mangoes came today on the 18th May 2015, as Keith fulfilled his promise to deliver a fresh shipment of the mangoes to Prime Minister David … Continue reading

Leicester East Election Results 7th May 2015

Posted on May 18th, 2015 in Local News

On the 7th May 2015, Keith was re-elected as MP for Leicester East with 29,386 votes, a majority of 18,352.   Turnout was 64.43 per cent.     Full results:   Candidate Party Votes  Michael James Barker Trade Unionist And Socialist … Continue reading

Parking problem at Coleman Road

Posted on April 29th, 2015 in Local News

On 28th of April 2015 Keith met with residents of Coleman Road, including Mr Samat Khistaria and Mr Dorsheet Chauhan to discuss serious problems with parking spaces. Also present at the meeting, and concerned with this situation were Council candidates Sue Hunter … Continue reading

Justine Miliband Dressed in Leicester Outfit

Posted on April 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Justine Miliband, wife of the Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, chose an Indian outfit from Leicester for her visit to a temple in Willesden Green. The dress was styled by 24 year old Dhwani Ladlee, whose family shop … Continue reading

Visit to Rowlatts Hill Primary School

Posted on April 25th, 2015 in Local News

Keith visited Rowlatts Hill Primary School in Leicester on 24th April 2015 together with Council candidates Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Deepak Bajaj.

Bollywood Superstar Abhishek Bachchan visited Leicester

Posted on April 20th, 2015 in Local News

On Sunday 19th April 2015, Bollywood Superstar Abhishek Bachchan visited Leicester to support Keith Vaz’s election campaign, as Mr Vaz was officially nominated by the local party as the Labour candidate for Leicester East. Mr Bachchan participated in a public Q&A … Continue reading

Opening new campaign office on Belgrave Road

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Local News

Chuka Umunna Shadow Business Secretary opened Keith’s new campaign office on Belgrave Road.

Ed Miliband in Leicester

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Local News

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Leicester on Tuesday 14th April to launch the Labour Party’s BAME Manifesto. Mr Miliband was joined by the head of Labour’s Ethnic Minority Taskforce, Keith Vaz, and a number of members of the Shadow Cabinet, … Continue reading

Abbey Primary Community School visit

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Local News

Keith visited Abbey Primary Community School in Leicester on 14th April 2015.

Conference on North-South Migration Dialogue

Posted on March 30th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the “North-South Migration Dialogue” conference in Lagos, Portugal on Monday 29th March. During the conference, organised by the Council of Europe’s Sub-Committee on Cooperation with non-European countries of origin and transit, Keith spoke about North-South migration challenges.

Bollywood Star Katrina Kaif comes to Madame Tusauds

Posted on March 29th, 2015 in Local News

Keith was delighted to meet Bollywood star Katrina Kaif Bollywood star in Madame Tusauds on Friday 27th March. Katrina Kaif is one of Bollywood’s most highly regarded and recognisable actresses, and has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films.

Keith Made a UNICEF Parliamentary Champion

Posted on March 26th, 2015 in Local News

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), this week made Keith a Parliamentary Champion, following his work to raise awareness of violence in Yemen. UNICEF described Keith as: “A strong advocate for children’s rights, Keith has signed up to support the … Continue reading

A Monument to Unity: Keith Writes About Gandhi’s Unveiling

Posted on March 25th, 2015 in Local News
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The latest edition of House magazine (20th March 2015) includes an article by Keith on the historic unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. Entitled ‘A Monument to Unity’ , the article highlights the incredible contributions made in … Continue reading

National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK Event

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith was delighted to join the National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK, for their ‘Meet the Parties’ event in London on Monday 23rd March 2015. Keith was joined on the panel by Mary Creagh MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for … Continue reading