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

Fears of Islamaphobia on Facebook and Twitter

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 6th January Keith raised his concerns in the House of Commons with the rise of islamaphobia on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. In a question to the Attorney General, Keith cited the inability of these websites to … Continue reading

Refusal of Sainsbury’s Officials to Meet Concerned Residents of Leicester East

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Local News
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The botched roadworks on Belgrave Road have been deeply concerning for many residents and businesses in the area. In the House of Commons, Keith has raised his disappointment that Sainsbury’s CEO, Mike Coupe, has refused to meet concerned residents and … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 in Local News
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From the 2nd January 2015 the Casework Centre based at 292 Victoria Road East, Leicester, LE5 0LF will be open from Monday to Friday, 10am till 1pm. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our office … Continue reading

Opening of the Coffee Republic

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith officially opened the new premises of Coffee Republic in Leicester on Thursday 19th December 2014.

Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended a Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower on Friday 19th December 2014 to remember the lives of the innocent children and teachers in the Peshawar attack, the event was held by Leicester Pakistan Youth and Community … Continue reading

Meeting with His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji met Keith at his office in Leicester.  They were on their first visit to England and are from the Rajkot which is twinned city with Leicester.

Petition about the Weymouth Street

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith launched a Petition about the parking and lighting outside the Shree Sanatan Mandir in Weymouth Street, Leicester after being contacted by the President Ramanbhai Barber about the problems the worshippers were having when visiting the Mandir.

Casework centre closed from Wednesday 22nd December until 2nd January 2014

Posted on December 18th, 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  22nd December 2014 until 2nd January 2014 when normal opening hours will resume. In case of emergency please … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence from the Home Secretary

Posted on December 16th, 2014 in Local News
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On Monday 15 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence from the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary on immigration, child abuse, counter terrorism and policing. Keith chaired the proceedings.

The Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection comes to Parliament

Posted on December 15th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met the Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection, Vassilis Kikilias with the Greek Ambassador Konstantinos Bikas to the UK to discuss the current illegal immigration challenges facing Greece and the UK.

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