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

Wicklow Drive Post Office

Posted on July 30th, 2015 in Local News
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The Post Office situate on 105-107 Wicklow Drive will close on Wednesday 26th August 2015 at 17.30  for refurbishment.  Uppingham Road Post Office, 210 Uppingham Road and Park Vale Post Office 313 St Saviour’s Road, Leicester will provide customers with … Continue reading

Impact of illegal immigration situation in Calais on the UK

Posted on July 29th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 28 July Keith visited Kent to see the situation facing police and other services in the UK as a result of the illegal migration situation in Calais. He visited Kent Police and discussed the impact of the situation … Continue reading

Call for the Koh-i-noor Diamond to be Returned

Posted on July 29th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith has called for the Koh-i-Noor Diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in November. His comments come in response to Dr Shashi Tharoor’s speech at the Oxford Union for Britain to pay reparations to … Continue reading

As Yemen Burns, The World Watches

Posted on July 29th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith has written an Op-Ed piece on the ongoing crisis in Yemen, published by the Huffington Post. In the article, the desperate humanitarian situation in the country is highlighted, and Keith calls for  call for an emergency meeting of the … Continue reading

Goan Day Festival – Swindon

Posted on July 29th, 2015 in Local News
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On the 18th July, Keith attended the Goan Summer Festival in Swindon, a large event for Goan families and communities across the UK. Keith gave a keynote address at the festival and met many members of the local and national … Continue reading

Bangladesh Visa Surgery

Posted on July 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith is delighted that the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission will be holding a Visa Surgery on Saturday 01 August 2015 from 9am – 5pm at Peepul Enterprises Ltd, Orchardson Avenue, Leicester LE4 6DP .  

Weekly Office Statistics – 24th July 2015

Posted on July 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 24th July 2015:   – 567 Cases taken up – 1181 Visitors to Casework Centre – 25 Surgeries Held – 64.5 hours of Surgeries – 116 Cases referred to other MPs – 459 Cases referred to … Continue reading

Road Safety on Hastings Road and Victoria Road East (Leicester)

Posted on July 24th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met local residents of Hastings Road/Victoria Road East who are concerned at the speeding traffic along , they are concerned that inadequate road safety measures risk the safety of local residents, especially young children and vulnerable adults who cross … Continue reading

Roundtable Discussion with Yemen’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

Posted on July 24th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 21st July, Keith hosted a roundtable discussion in the House of Commons as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen. The panel was joined by H.E. Reyad Yassin Abdulla, Yemen’s Minsiter for Foreign Affairs. The productive discussion … Continue reading

Keynote Speech at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 in Local News
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On Thursday 23rd July, Keith delivered a keynote address in the House of Commons in the International Syposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Commonwealth 2015, which is hosted by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy. Keith gave a speech on the unique and … Continue reading

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