Local News

Adjournment Debate – GE Lighting Closure

June 14th, 2011

On the 19th December 2006, in the last Parliamentary debate of the year, Keith secured an adjournment debate with the Minister of State for Industry and the Regions to ask for any assistance the Government could provide to stop the proposed … Continue reading

Big B meets Big Ben

June 14th, 2011

Indian mega-star Amitabh Bachchan visited the UK to receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University.  Mr Bachchan was in Leicester on the invitation of the Rt. Hon. Keith Vaz MP. During his visit to Leicester he brought the streets … Continue reading

Vaz Delighted with New Sports Centre for Rushy Mead School

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz MP for Leicester East has congratulated the people of Leicester on their excellent choice in deciding to award the Big Lottery Fund grant to Rushey Mead School and the School’s plans for a new sports centre. Furthermore Mr … Continue reading

Vaz Demands CCTV Cameras in Humberstone

June 14th, 2011

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has met with residents of Humberstone and representatives from the City Council to launch a petition to clamp down on the increasing crime figures in the area. It has been seven years since the residents … Continue reading

Vaz Demands Parking be Sorted

June 14th, 2011

Mr Vaz met with residents and shop-owners on Uppingham Road on Friday the 10th November to launch a petition for the construction of a parking area at an adjacent piece of waste land. Residents and shoppers around 184 Uppingham Road … Continue reading

Police Minister Launches Respect Zone in Leicester

June 14th, 2011

Vernon Coaker MP, Minister for Police visited Humberstone in Leicester on the 9th February with the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP in order to make a major policy announcement. The Minister declared Leicester to be one of 40 national Respect … Continue reading

Keith Vaz and Minister Begin Work on New Health Centre

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz and Minister for Health, Andy Burn MP began the demolition of the old Charnwood Health Centre, preparing the site for new building work to begin on a new state of the art health centre on the 16th January. … Continue reading

Vaz Demands Better Access to Hamilton Library

June 14th, 2011

Residents joined Keith Vaz MP outside Hamilton Library and learning centre to protest about the high pavements in front of this library and in front of the doctor’s surgery next door. The elderly, those with disabilities or with young children … Continue reading

Education Minister Visits Schools in Leicester East

June 14th, 2011

Schools Minster Jim Knight MP visited Leicester on Monday 5 March to ask local schools to become supporters of the Silver Star Appeal, a charity launched by The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP. Jim Knight launched the initiative at St … Continue reading

Vaz angered by Rubbish near Tesco in Humberstone

June 14th, 2011

Residents in Humberstone contacted The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP to complain about the appalling amount of litter around Tesco in Humberstone and Hamilton Library and Learning Centre. Whilst the area immediately around the store is cleaned regularly, the area … Continue reading

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