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

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

Keith delighted at Hrithik Roshan figure

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Keith expressed his delight at the new Hrithik Roshan wax work figure at Madame Tussauds museum in London. He attended the unveiling of Hrithik Roshan wax work figure at Madam Tussauds in London on Thursday. Hrithik became the fifth Indian … Continue reading

Merlyn Vaz Lights up Leicester!

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

It was that time of year again…Keith was joined by Leicester City Football Club’s very own mascot, Filbert the Fox, to switch on the official Christmas lights at the Merlyn Vaz Centre. The Merlyn Vaz tree is lit every year in … Continue reading

Keith praises students Fun Run

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Willowbrook Primary School in Thurncourt hosted a Fun Run for its students to raise awareness and funds for local diabetes charity, Silver Star on Friday. Students at Willowbrook dressed up for the Fun Run, and the class and child who … Continue reading

Keith meets new Vice-Chancellor

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz praised Vice-Chancellor Dominic Shellard for the investment De Montfort University has made to pioneering research in the UK. Whilst at De Montfort University, Mr Vaz also met with Professor Joan Taylor, whose revolutionary diabetes treatment … Continue reading

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