England Coach at First City Game

Posted on August 17th, 2014 in Local News

Keith met England Coach Roy Hodson at The King Power Stadium when Leicester were at home to Everton for their first match since they returned to the Premiership. A thriller saw the Foxes draw with one of the best teams … Continue reading

Celebration of India Independence Day

Posted on August 16th, 2014 in Local News

Keith attended the Celebration of India Independence Day organised by the Gujarat Hindu Association. About one hundred people attended including local Ciuncillors and Community Leaders. Keith spoke about his passion for the strong links between Leicester and  India. 

Visit to Bangladesh Visa Service

Posted on August 16th, 2014 in Local News
Peepul Centre

Keith visited the Bangladesh Visa Service on 15th August  at  The Peepul Centre, Leicester. Keith and the local community have been campaigning for a centre for a number of years. Now we have one!

Visit to the UK’s First Supermarket Diabetic Fixture

Posted on August 15th, 2014 in Local News
Keith Vaz in Waitrose Diabetic Fixture

On Thursday 14th August, Keith visited the first supermarket diabetes fixture in Waitrose’s Wolverhampton branch. Keith said: “I was delighted to see the country’s first diabetic fixture. In May in my 10 Minute Rule Bill, I spoke of the urgent need for … Continue reading

Melton Road residents burgled during factory fire

Posted on August 13th, 2014 in Local News

Keith met residents of Melton Road including Mr Ankur Desai and Mr Jamnadas Vasanji whose evacuated homes  during a huge fire at a nearby factory were burgled while they were empty. Keith will raise the issue of insurance and the … Continue reading

Immigration Policy: Silver Bullets That Never Hit Their Target

Posted on August 7th, 2014 in Local News

Keith has written a blog post for the Huffington Post on the Government’s immigration structure. The blog post can be read here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/keith-vaz/immigration-policy_b_5658439.html The full text of the article is posted below: Few topics consume the public consciousness like immigration, certainly no … Continue reading

Casework centre closed from Wednesday 20th August until 31st August 2014

Posted on August 5th, 2014 in Local News

The Casework Centre of the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP based at 292 Victoria Road East, Leicester, LE5 0LF will be closed from Wednesday 20th August 2014 until 31st August 2014 when normal opening hours will resume. In case of emergency … Continue reading

HM Passport Office Peterborough

Posted on August 4th, 2014 in Local News

Keith visited HM Passport Office in Peterborough to receive an update on the backlog of applications. He met with Ian Martin (Senior Director) and Charmaine Valentine (Acting Area Operations Manager) as well as speaking to staff in all areas of … Continue reading

Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal ‘Kum Kum’

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 in Local News

Keith attended the 1st anniversary programme of the Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal ‘Kum Kum’ on Saturday.

Evington in Bloom

Posted on August 1st, 2014 in Local News

Keith together with Councillor Baljit Singh attended the Evington in Bloom Event on the 1st of August in Evington Park House. There they met the Judges and they reviewed the flower display.

Delivering the peace flag to Downing Street

Posted on July 30th, 2014 in Local News
Peace Flag Downing Street

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

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

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

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

Eid-ul fiter Mubarak may Allah grant peace and happyness to all on this auspicious day.