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

Forced Marriages Raised in the House of Commons

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 in Local News

On Thursday 2nd July, Keith raised the issue of forced marriages with the Solicitor General, during questions to the Attorney General in the House of Commons. Keith demonstrated that of the 1,267 cases taken up by the Home Office forced marriage … Continue reading

Tragic Deaths in Tunisia Raised with the Prime Minister

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 29th June, during the Prime Ministers statement in the House of Commons on the terrorist attack in Tunisia, Keith contributed to discussions on long-term solutions to the underlying problem. Keith asked the Prime Minister: “Two and a half … Continue reading

Visit to Tiburtina migrant camp in Rome

Posted on July 1st, 2015 in Local News

On Tuesday 30 June, Keith travelled to Rome on a fact-finding mission regarding the refugee crisis facing the EU. Keith visited the migrant camp at Tiburtina Railway Station where he spoke to migrants about their journeys, the countries they hoped … Continue reading

Parking issue on Sandhills Avenue/Columbine Road, Hamilton

Posted on June 29th, 2015 in Local News

Keith and Local Councillors Rashmikant Joshi, Vi Dempster, Gurinder Sandhu met with the residents of Sandhills Avenue and Columbine Road to discuss the parking issues along the road.      

Vaishnav Sangh of UK special Summer event.

Posted on June 29th, 2015 in Local News

  On Saturday 27th June 2015 Keith attended the Vaishnav Sangh of UK special Summer event at Harrow Leisure Centre. The Vaishnav Sangh of UK (VSUK) was inspired by Pujya Shree 108 DwarkeshLalji MahodaiShree (Je Je) and inaugurated on Sunday 6th September … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 26th June 2015

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 26th June 2015:   – 484 Cases taken up – 1132 Visitors to Casework Centre – 21 Surgeries Held – 56.5 hours of Surgeries – 54 Cases referred to other MPs – … Continue reading

Opening of Bracken Room (Bereavement Room) at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended the  official opening of the brand new bereavement facilities called the Bracken Room at Leicester Royal Infirmary,  The ribbon cutting was  performed by Keith’s daughter Anjali on Friday 26 June. Keith and his wife Maria suffered the distress of a … Continue reading

MP6 Competition at Hamilton Community College, Leicester.

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended the 5th Annual MP6 competition at Hamilton Community College which encourages young people to get involved in politics and to speak about issues that currently affect the country and the world.   The Judges were Keith, Anjali Vaz, Cllr Vi … Continue reading

Night of Hope to Raise Funds to Tackle Ebola

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended the Night of Hope event, hosted by Watches of Switzerland, to raise money for assistance to West African countries to control the Ebola crisis. The event promoted the importance of education on the causes and preventative measures against … Continue reading

SEWA Pioneer Awards in Parliament

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended the SEWA Pioneer Awards 2105 event in the House of Commons, to present an award to Lopa Patel MBE celebrating her achievements. The SEWA Pioneer Awards recognizes groups and individuals who undertake ‘Sewa’ to promote community cohesion and services … Continue reading

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