Local News

Gujurati GCSE and A-Levels at Risk of Being Cut

May 20th, 2015

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

May 18th, 2015
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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

May 18th, 2015

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

April 29th, 2015

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

April 27th, 2015
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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

April 25th, 2015

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

April 20th, 2015

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

April 15th, 2015

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

Ed Miliband in Leicester

April 15th, 2015

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

April 15th, 2015

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

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