Welcome.

Thank you for visiting my website. Here you can find information about my local activities in Leicester East, where I am standing as the Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate. I welcome all comments and suggestions about issues in Leicester East. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you think I can help you with a problem. You can do this directly through the website, where you will also find details on how to book an appointment.

With very best wishes,

Keith Vaz

Switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree

Posted on December 13th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the big switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree  at the Methodist Church on Uppingham Road. The tree is lit every year in memory of Merlyn Vaz, Leicester’s first female Asian Councillor and mother of the Keith.  The … Continue reading

Docklands Academy Visit to Parliament

Posted on December 12th, 2014 in Local News
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On Thursday 11th December Keith gave a public speaking lesson to students from Docklands Academy in the House of Commons. In an entertaining and interactive lecture, the students learnt some of the key rules to writing a good speech, and … Continue reading

Westminster Kid’s Club Party

Posted on December 11th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith hosted the Westminster Kid’s Club Party in the House of Commons on the 10th December. He has now been the party’s host for 17 years. The event, for the children of MPs and House of Common’s staff, raised money for … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on the College of Policing

Posted on December 10th, 2014 in Local News
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On Tuesday 9 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on the College of Policing from Sir Hugh Orde OBE, QPM, President, Association of Chief Police Officers; Steve White, Chair, and Andy Fittes, General Secretary, Police Federation of England … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on the College of Policing

Posted on December 10th, 2014 in Local News
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On Tuesday 9 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on the College of Policing from Sir Hugh Orde OBE, QPM, President, Association of Chief Police Officers; Steve White, Chair, and Andy Fittes, General Secretary, Police Federation of England and Wales; … Continue reading

Urgent Question on Yemen in Parliament

Posted on December 9th, 2014 in Local News
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On Monday 8th September, Keith put forward an urgent question to the British government on the deaths of hostages Luke Somers and Pierre Korkin. In a passionate speech, Keith stated “Yemen is an easy country to fall in love with. … Continue reading

Opening of the Ace Café

Posted on December 7th, 2014 in Local News
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On 6th December 2014 Keith opened the Ace Café, the  first sugar free Café. The new establishment is situated in Slough. PLEASE NOTE: This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee visit to France

Posted on December 6th, 2014 in Local News
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As part of the Home Affairs Select inquiry into the immigration situation in France, Keith and other members of the committee visited Paris and Calais on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th December. In Paris he gave evidence to the European … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee heard evidence from Deputy Assistant Commissioner

Posted on December 5th, 2014 in Local News
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On Wednesday 3 December  the Home Affairs Select Committee heard evidence from Deputy Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball, Counter-terrorism Senior National Coordinator for Terrorist Investigations; Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty  and David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation on the … Continue reading

Leicester Mercury Editor Visits Parliament

Posted on December 4th, 2014 in Local News
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The new editor of the Leicester Mercury, Kevin Booth, came to Parliament to meet Keith and other Leicestershire MPs on the 3rd December. Keith said: “The Leicester Mercury is a superb publication which serves the people of our city very … Continue reading

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