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

Keith presents Petition to stop ban on Indian Alphonso mangoes

Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith presented  a petition to stop the EU ban on Indian Aplhonso mangoes to Parliament 7th May 2014. The Petition of residents of Leicester East read as follows: Declares that the EU ban on the importation of Alphonso mangoes from … Continue reading

Keith presents Petition to prevent the Santander branch closure

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith presented a petition on closure of the Santander branch in Downing drive to Parliament on Tuesday 6th May. The petition urged the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to meet with representatives of Santander to examine the impact of branch closures on … Continue reading

Keith celebrates with Leicester City Football Club leaders the Championship-winning season

Posted on May 6th, 2014 in Local News
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City’s record-breaking season, which saw the Leicester City Football Club team dominate the Championship and rack up 102 points, finally erupted in wild celebrations at the weekend following their latest win, 1-0 over Doncaster Rovers. Keith together with Chairman Khun Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee publish report on Police and Crime Commissioners

Posted on May 5th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, published its report on the Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs): progress to date. The report continues the Committee’s previous assessment of PCCs and specifically looks at the way in which … Continue reading

Keith held surgery on the Arriva Bus

Posted on May 3rd, 2014 in Local News
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To celebrate the second annual national Catch the Bus Week, Keith held a special surgery on the bus on Friday 2 May with local constituents in order to help promote the many benefits of bus travel amongst the community.

Keith opens The Willows Medical Centre

Posted on May 2nd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith together with Dr Mo Roshan opened the new surgery The Willows Medical Centre.   The new surgery address is: The Willows Medical Centre 184 Coleman Rd Leicester LE5 4LJ

Keith delivers mangoes to no.10 Downing Street

Posted on April 29th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith and representatives of retailers and importers of mangoes delivered two boxes of Alphonso mangoes to Downing Street today to raise awareness of the impending EU ban. Keith said: “The Prime Minister has shown that he is a champion of … Continue reading

Keith meeting shop keepers on Belgrave Road to discuss Mango Ban

Posted on April 28th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith was visiting Belgrave Road, which was the centrepiece of the first Mango Festival which took place in Leicester last year, to talk to shop keepers who will be seriously affected by the Mango Ban. The ban, which is due … Continue reading

Keith meet with Minister of Health for Tunisia

Posted on April 25th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith meet Mohamed Salah Ben Ammar the Minister of Health for Tunisia where they discussed the high level of diabetes in Tunisia and possible cooperation between the UK and Tunisia in combating the Global Diabetes epidemic.  

Keith receiving petition from residents of Evington

Posted on April 15th, 2014 in Local News
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On Monday Keith received petition from residents of Leicester East to stop Santander from closing its branch on Downing Drive in Evington.    

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