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

Keith speaks on the Workings of the Select Committees

Posted on March 21st, 2014 in Local News

Keith met with Senior Indonesian Civil Servants in the House of Commons to discuss the work at Select Committee.

Keith on Campaign to Save Bhaktivedanta Manor

Posted on March 21st, 2014 in Local News
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Keith has spoken at the 20th anniversary of the Campaign to Save Bhaktivedanta Manor. The event was celebrated by Asian Voice Souvenir Magazine Publication.

Keith Chairs Youth Committee Session

Posted on March 21st, 2014 in Local News

Keith helped chair a ‘Youth Committee’ session in Parliament for children from St Francis de Sales School, Tottenham. The event was to demonstrate the work of Select Committees and also to help the School Council develop their own questioning technique.

Home Affairs Select Committee Publish Immigration Directorates Report

Posted on March 21st, 2014 in Local News
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Today the Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, published its report on the work of the Immigration Directorates, covering the period from April to September 2013. The report continues the Committee’s previous assessment of the performance of … Continue reading


Posted on March 19th, 2014 in Local News

Keith attended an event in the House of Commons yesterday to celebrate the spring festival of Nawruz with the Ismaili Community.

Joint Home Affairs Select Committee and Google Seminar

Posted on March 14th, 2014 in Local News
Google Seminar

Keith, as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, co-hosted a joint seminar with Google on promoting the positive online. The event included an interactive presentation by several YouTube creators followed by an in depth panel discussion on Counter-Terrorism and Foreign … Continue reading

Keith tables Early Day Motion on Sol Campbell’s racism claims in the Football Association

Posted on March 14th, 2014 in Local News

Keith has tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament to raise awareness of the claims by Sol Campbell about racism in the Football Association. Keith is concerned that neither the Government nor the FA have announced they will investigate the … Continue reading

Keith chairs Rainbow Lecture on diversity in the law with President of the Supreme Court

Posted on March 14th, 2014 in Local News
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The third lecture in the Rainbow Lecture series organised by Keith has been delivered by the President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger. During his lecture Lord Neuberger outlined his vision for improving diversity in the judiciary. He called on … Continue reading

The Home Affairs Select Committee meet with Kenyan President

Posted on March 10th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, met with President Uhuru Kenyatta as part of the Committee’s visit to Kenya. Vice-President William Ruto also attended the meeting. The Committee visited Kenya to understand the challenges and successes … Continue reading

Keith speaks against the Face Covering Prohibition Bill in the Commons

Posted on February 28th, 2014 in Local News

Keith has spoken against a Bill debated in the House of Commons that would have banned the wearing of a full face veil in public and promised to do his very best to ensure that it does does not become … Continue reading

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