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 Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Charity Launch

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News

TV personality Esther Rantzen and Keith Vaz launched a major fundraising appeal for a new Mobile Diabetes Assessment Unit in Leicester on Friday 19 January 2007. The Silver Star Appeal is the brainchild of Leicester East MP Keith Vaz who … Continue reading

Vaz Demands Better Access to Hamilton Library

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News

Residents joined Keith Vaz MP outside Hamilton Library and learning centre to protest about the high pavements in front of this library and in front of the doctor’s surgery next door. The elderly, those with disabilities or with young children … Continue reading

Education Minister Visits Schools in Leicester East

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News

Schools Minster Jim Knight MP visited Leicester on Monday 5 March to ask local schools to become supporters of the Silver Star Appeal, a charity launched by The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP. Jim Knight launched the initiative at St … Continue reading

Vaz Objects to Delayed Hernia Operation

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News

Local resident Mark Golding, had been waiting four months for a double Hernia operation until Keith Vaz MP took up his case in early March. Mr Golding’s surgeon had previously told him that he should not wait more than three … Continue reading

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

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