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

The Home Affairs Select Committee meet with Kenyan President

Posted on March 10th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, met with President Uhuru Kenyatta as part of the Committee’s visit to Kenya. Vice-President William Ruto also attended the meeting. The Committee visited Kenya to understand the challenges and successes … Continue reading

Keith speaks against the Face Covering Prohibition Bill in the Commons

Posted on February 28th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith has spoken against a Bill debated in the House of Commons that would have banned the wearing of a full face veil in public and promised to do his very best to ensure that it does does not become … Continue reading

Keith meets with Arun Jaitley, Leader of the BJP in the Rayja Sabha

Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met Arun Jaitley, the  Leader of the Bharata Janata Party in the upper house of the Indian Parliament the Rajya Sabha, on a visit to India. At the meeting they discussed Indo-British relations and the upcoming General Elections in … Continue reading

Keith appears on ‘Any Questions?’

Posted on February 17th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith appeared on the BBC Radio 4 topical discussion show, ‘Any Questions?’, to consider issues such as the recent flooding, overseas aid, the bedroom tax, immigration, and the anonymity for sex offence trials. He was joined on the panel by … Continue reading

Keith visits Northampton for launch of Hindu Temple Project

Posted on February 13th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith came to Northampton College to hear about a project by The Indian Hindu Welfare Association (IHWO) to build a new £12 million Hindu temple in the city. Known as the Northampton Kutumb Centre, the new facility will provide sports, … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee take part in firearms training at New Scotland Yard

Posted on February 10th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith and members of the Home Affairs Committee have taken part in Firearms Officer training at the Metropolitan Police headquarters New Scotland Yard. The visit involved a video simulation exercise that is used as part of officer training, testing decision … Continue reading

Keith meets with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt about the war on sugar

Posted on February 4th, 2014 in Local News
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As part of his continuing campaign against added sugar, Keith and a delegation of medical professionals have met with the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to enlist him in the war on sugar. The Secretary of State had agreed to the … Continue reading

Belgrave Flyover demolition plans announced

Posted on January 31st, 2014 in Local News
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Leicester City Council has announced plans for the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover. The result was announced by Peter Soulsby, City Mayor, and Keith Vaz, MP for Leicester East, to residents at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre. There were 969 responses … Continue reading

Keith visits the British Gas Energy Academy on Ayleston Road

Posted on January 31st, 2014 in Local News
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Keith has visited the British Gas Energy Academy on Ayleston Road, Leicester to meet with apprentices training to become British Gas service engineers. The Academy, which was opened by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2009, provides training and support … Continue reading

Keith signs book of commitment to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on January 27th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith has signed a book of commitment to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. The Holocaust educational trust was formed in 1988 as a result of renewed interest and need for knowledge about the holocaust and its contemporary relevance. It aims to … Continue reading

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