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

Leicester prisoner in India returns home

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Leicester Man Finally Home After Wedding Nightmare One Leicester man detained in India following a fracas at a wedding has been cleared of all charges and released. He will return to Leicester today. The other has also been released but remains on bail in India. … Continue reading

The Kelly Report

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Sir Thomas Legg wrote to me on Tuesday 13 October 2009 in regards to his review of MP’s individual expense claims. At the time these claims were passed by the House of Commons authorities and no mention was made of any … Continue reading

Letter to the Home Secretary regarding Gary McKinnon

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

On November 12th 2009, the Home Affairs Select Committee wrote to the Home Secretary, Rt. Hon Alan Johnson MP, regarding the case of Gary McKinnon. The text of the letter is below: Dear Alan, Gary McKinnon case Thank you for … Continue reading

Family of prisoners hand petition to Vaz

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has again met with the family of 2 Leicester East men who are being detained in the Punjab, India following a dispute at a wedding. The family handed over a petition with more than 700 … Continue reading

Vaz meets family of Leicester East detainees

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has met with the family of two Leicester East residents who are being detained in India. Keith Vaz says: “I am ashtonished at what has happened. In very good faith, this family went over to … Continue reading

Vaz’s anger at proposal for school

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz is extremely disappointed at the news that Rushey Mead School and Fullhurst Community College are to be joined in a formal partnership. Rushey Mead is one of the highest performing schools in Leicester. Its Headteacher … Continue reading

Vaz talks equality at Labour Party Conference

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Labour’s commitment to equality is ABSOLUTE. We will forever be the party that fights the hardest for equality in our society. Equality is in our DNA. Equal opportunity. Equal access. Equal voices. I want to acknowledge and pay tribute to … Continue reading

Update – Meeting with Persimmon Homes

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

A meeting took place today, Friday September 11th, regarding the long-running issue of service charges in the Hamilton area with regards to those who purchased their homes from Persimmon Homes. The meeting was arttended by Keith Vaz MP, Persimmon Homes, … Continue reading

Vaz champions young people’s awards

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

The Philip Lawrence Awards are launching a prestigious award for young people, giving them the chance to win £1000 to invest in continuing their work. Local MP Keith Vaz is championing these awards as a great way for the countless … Continue reading

Service charge update

Posted on June 14th, 2011 in Breaking News

Just a quick update for all those Hamilton residents affected by the implementation of service charges on their properties. Today, Mr Vaz met with Persimmon Homes, Leicester City Council and local Councillor Ramila Shah to discuss the way to go … Continue reading

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