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. 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

Vaz angered by Rubbish near Tesco in Humberstone

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News

Residents in Humberstone contacted The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP to complain about the appalling amount of litter around Tesco in Humberstone and Hamilton Library and Learning Centre. Whilst the area immediately around the store is cleaned regularly, the area … Continue reading

Keith attends Alderton Close residents’ meeting

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Over 50 residents of Alderton Close have voiced their concerns about anti-social behaviour and parking on the road. They met this morning at a residents’ meeting on the Close to discuss this and other issues with Keith Vaz, Councillor Bhatti … Continue reading

HASC publish report on UKBA failing to control immigration

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

The Home Affairs Committee, chaired by Keith Vaz, published a report last week criticising the lack of progress made by the UK Border Agency in effectively controlling immigration to the UK. In the second of what is intended to be a … Continue reading

Police give views on cuts

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

In his role as Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee  Keith Vaz  met today with police officers from over 40 forces to discuss the future of policing as part of a Police Federation meeting in the House of Commons.   … Continue reading

Keith delivers petition on human trafficking to Downing Street

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Keith helped deliver a petition that ECPAT UK has been running with The Body Shop UK since July 2010 to Number 10 Downing Street today, alongside fellow MPs and Martine McCutcheon. The petition is calling on the UK Government to … Continue reading

Ed Miliband visits De Montfort

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Leicester yesterday. He met with Keith and Jon Ashworth, Labour Candidate for the Leicester South By-election, as well as the Vice Chair of De Montfort University, Dominic Shellard. He then took part in an unscripted Question and … Continue reading

Kapil Dev opens new Soar Valley cricket pitch

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Global cricketing icon Kapil Dev was bowled over with hundreds of people bringing traffic to a standstill on Leicester’s famous Belgrave Road when the star drove through with Leicester East MP, Keith Vaz. Cricket fever was in the air again … Continue reading

Ed Miliband supports Leicester EMA petition

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

A petition calling on the government to keep the Education Maintenance Allowance was presented to the House of Commons by Keith Vaz. Mr Vaz is concerned by recent research from the University and College Union suggesting that almost 70% of … Continue reading

Belgrave victory over supermarket chain!

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Plans for a supermarket chain to move onto the Walkers Tyres site onMelton Road were blocked by local councillors last week. Keith attended the Council’s Planning Committee meeting alongside local councillors John Thomas and Rashmi Joshi who spoke passionately on behalf … Continue reading

Keith visits Gateway College

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Keith met with new Gateway Principle, Suzanne Overton-Edwards last week. Whilst at the state of the art new college he discussed the impact of losing the Education Maintenance Allowance to students in Leicester. The Principle confirmed that 75% of students … Continue reading

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