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.

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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP

Guardian Big Ideas Debate on migration statistics

Posted on September 28th, 2015 in Local News

Keith attended the Guardian’s Big Ideas Debate on Monday 28 September. Richard Howitt MEP; Prof. Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge; and John Curtis, NatCen, were also on the panel. The discussion focused on migration into the UK, and whether the public … Continue reading

Radical reforms to reduce reoffending

Posted on September 28th, 2015 in Local News

On Monday 28 September, Keith attended at the round table event ‘Radical reforms to reduce reoffending’ organised by the Centre for Social Justice. He spoke about the need to tackle the cycle of reoffending between the different generations within families and of the … Continue reading

Labour Friends of Bangladesh

Posted on September 27th, 2015 in Local News

Keith addressed the Bangladeshi community in Brighton on Sunday 27 September at an event organised by Labour Friends of Bangladesh. He welcomed the fact that there are now three MPs of Bangladeshi origin in Parliament; Tulip Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Rupa … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics – 25th September 2015

Posted on September 25th, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 25th September 2015:   – 726 Cases taken up – 1272 Visitors to Casework Centre – 32 Surgeries Held – 78 hours of Surgeries – 174 Cases referred to other MPs – 502 Cases referred to … Continue reading

Heritage Lottery Fund Awards £45,000 to Leicester

Posted on September 22nd, 2015 in Local News
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Keith has received a letter from the Heritage Lottery Fund, informing him that the Leicester Diwali Heritage and Archive Programme has been awarded £45,000. This project will collect stories and objects from the local community, to capture the story of … Continue reading

Opening of LOROS Shop

Posted on September 21st, 2015 in Local News

Keith officially opened the new premises of LOROS at 82 Belgrave Road on Friday 18 September 2015.

Traffic Calming measures on Headland Road

Posted on September 21st, 2015 in Local News

On Friday 18 September 2015, Keith, Cllr Deepak Bajaj and Cllr Sue Hunter check out the Speed Humps on Headland Road after a successful campaign for Traffic Calming measures on the road.

New Leicestershire Police Federation Secretary

Posted on September 21st, 2015 in Local News

Keith met with Matt Robinson the new Secretary and Mrs Tiff Lynch chair person of Leicestershire Police Federation on Friday 18 September 2015.

Ganesh Festival

Posted on September 21st, 2015 in Local News

On 19 September Keith join with community members to celebrate Ganesh Festival in Shree Damania Machhi Mahajan Community at Frisby Road in Leicester.

Asian Achievers Awards 2015.

Posted on September 20th, 2015 in Local News

On Friday 18 September Keith presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Lord Rumi Verjee CBE.

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