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

Ed Miliband in Leicester

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Local News

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Leicester on Tuesday 14th April to launch the Labour Party’s BAME Manifesto. Mr Miliband was joined by the head of Labour’s Ethnic Minority Taskforce, Keith Vaz, and a number of members of the Shadow Cabinet, … Continue reading

Abbey Primary Community School visit

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Local News

Keith visited Abbey Primary Community School in Leicester on 14th April 2015.

Conference on North-South Migration Dialogue

Posted on March 30th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the “North-South Migration Dialogue” conference in Lagos, Portugal on Monday 29th March. During the conference, organised by the Council of Europe’s Sub-Committee on Cooperation with non-European countries of origin and transit, Keith spoke about North-South migration challenges.

Bollywood Star Katrina Kaif comes to Madame Tusauds

Posted on March 29th, 2015 in Local News

Keith was delighted to meet Bollywood star Katrina Kaif Bollywood star in Madame Tusauds on Friday 27th March. Katrina Kaif is one of Bollywood’s most highly regarded and recognisable actresses, and has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films.

Keith Made a UNICEF Parliamentary Champion

Posted on March 26th, 2015 in Local News

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), this week made Keith a Parliamentary Champion, following his work to raise awareness of violence in Yemen. UNICEF described Keith as: “A strong advocate for children’s rights, Keith has signed up to support the … Continue reading

A Monument to Unity: Keith Writes About Gandhi’s Unveiling

Posted on March 25th, 2015 in Local News
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The latest edition of House magazine (20th March 2015) includes an article by Keith on the historic unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. Entitled ‘A Monument to Unity’ , the article highlights the incredible contributions made in … Continue reading

National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK Event

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith was delighted to join the National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK, for their ‘Meet the Parties’ event in London on Monday 23rd March 2015. Keith was joined on the panel by Mary Creagh MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for … Continue reading

Octogenarians Honoured at Shree Sanatan Mandir

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News

On Saturday 21st March an event was held in Mahatma Gandhi Hall in Shree Sanatan Mandir, to honour Octogenarians. The event was hosted by Asian Voice, and Gujarat Samachar, two of the most respected and widely read Asian newspapers in the … Continue reading

Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean Raised with Prime Minister

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News

Keith highlighted the growing crisis of migration and human trafficking in the Mediterranean, which has been caused by the political and security crisis in Libya. The European Council Meeting in Brussels on the 19-20th March had highlighted the serious problems … Continue reading

Jesse Jackson Visits the Mahatma Gandhi Statue on Parliament Square

Posted on March 24th, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 23rd March 2015, members of the public and many of Keith’s fellow Parliamentarians were delighted to see the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader and former Presidential candidate, visit the newly unveiled Mahatma Gandhi statue on Parliament Square. … Continue reading

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