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 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

Hadstock Close Residents Meeting

Posted on September 12th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with local residents of Hadstock Close and Officers of Redrow regarding the lack of street lighting on the road. When residents had purchased their property they were promised that adequate street lighting would be provided. Concerns were raised … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 9 September 2016

Posted on September 12th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 9 September 2016: -668 Cases taken up –516 Visitors to Casework Centre –30 Surgeries Held –56 hours of Surgeries –129 Cases referred to other MPs –233 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –805 … Continue reading

Statement by the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP

Posted on September 9th, 2016 in Local News

Statement by the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP “The statement made today by the Metropolitan Police, of which they gave me notice, follows a report to them made by Andrew Bridgen MP, the Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire, after … Continue reading

Letter to the Vice Chancellor on Vaughan College

Posted on September 8th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith has written to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Leicester regarding the proposed closure of Vaughan College.

Crofters Drive Residents Meeting

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith and Ward Councillors Teresa Aldred and Paul Newcombe met with residents of Crofters Drive to discuss the application by the Goodwood Bowling Club for redirection of traffic through Crofters Drive. The residents are concerned that the road which is … Continue reading

UK India Year of Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2016 in Local News
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Keith met with Auduth Timblo of Cidade de Goa to discuss the chefs exchange which is the center piece of proposals of the UK India Year of Culture. The exchange consists in a chef from Goa coming to provide a Goan … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Report on Countering Extremism

Posted on September 1st, 2016 in Local News
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On Thursday 25th August, the Home Affairs Select Committee published a report on Radicalisation: the counter-narrative and identifying the tipping point. The Home Affairs Committee says that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously failing” to combat the … Continue reading

Evington Community Fun Fair

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the Annual Community Fun Fair at Coleman Neighborhood Centre on Monday 29th August 2016 along with Councillors Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Deepak Bajaj and the Lord Mayor Councillor Stephen Corrall. While there Keith got his face painted like … Continue reading

Memorial meeting to pay tributes to HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended a huge gathering at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Gipsy Lane, Leicester in honor of the memory of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Keith recalled the incredible work of the greatest Hindu Leaders.

Release of the Childhood Obesity Strategy

Posted on August 18th, 2016 in Local News
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The Government released its Childhood Obesity Strategy on Thursday 18th August. The Strategy centred on the sugar tax announced by George Osborne in March and relies on voluntary action by the food and drink industry. It fails to include any … Continue reading

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