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

Keith meets Leicester University students

Posted on June 26th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith recently met with students from the University of Leicester to talk politics. They discussed current affairs, young people in politics and the European Union.

Keith supports constituent’s launch of new range of ketchups at Asda

Posted on June 24th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith  has given the thumbs up to a new range of lip-smacking ketchups designed and produced by local lad Nimal Gosai, which have recently gone on sale at Asda. Gosai, aged 26, who has no formal training as a chef, … Continue reading

Keith visits new Sainsbury’s store site

Posted on June 21st, 2013 in Local News
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Keith visited the new Sainsbury’s store site on Melton Road, Leicester with Sir Peter Soulsby (Mayor of Leicester), Cllr Willmott and Cllr Bhatti. Hard hats were worn as the visitors toured the site.

Keith gives speech on child grooming at Muslim Council of Great Britain conference in central London

Posted on June 20th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith has given a speech on child sexual exploitation and the response to localised grooming at a Muslim Council of Great Britain conference in central London. At the conference, convened to discuss the Muslim response to child grooming, Keith appeared … Continue reading

Keith welcomes Sir Bob Kerslake at Annual Rainbow Lecture

Posted on June 10th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith welcomed Sir Bob Kerslake the Head of the Home Civil Service to speak at the Rainbow Lecture Series on diversity. Members across departments of the Civil Service and governmental organisations joined Keith in listening to Sir Bob on improving diversity in the civil service and how to ensure … Continue reading

Keith Meets with Colombian President

Posted on June 6th, 2013 in National
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Keith met with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia to discuss the Organisation of American States Report on drugs that was published two weeks ago. This follows Keith’s visit to Colombia last year to discuss the Home Affairs Committee inquiry … Continue reading

Keith Announces Indian Visa Centre in Leicester

Posted on May 30th, 2013 in Local News
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A 20 year campaign to establish an Indian Visa Centre in Leicester has been brought to an end with an announcement that Leicester will get an Indian visa application centre of its own.  Keith announced the news at a lunch held in honour of the Dr … Continue reading

Keith visits Europol

Posted on May 30th, 2013 in National
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Keith visited Europol in The Hague and met with the Director-General Rob Wainwright. He discussed European policing co-operation on issues such as terrorism, child sexual exploitation and cyber-crime.

Keith visits Bucharest as part of Home Affairs Committee inquiry into lifting of restrictions on workers from Romania and Bulgaria

Posted on May 24th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith recently took part in a two-day visit to Romania in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee. The Committee visited Bucharest between Monday 20 and Wednesday 22 May as part of its inquiry into transitional restrictions on … Continue reading

Keith presents aHUS Petition to Parliament

Posted on May 16th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith presented the aHUS UK petition to Parliament on Tuesday on behalf of his constituent Mr Trevor Murby from Hamilton, Leicester. The petition urged the Government to allow immediate and unrestricted access to the life-saving Eculizumab drug for Atypical Haemolytic … Continue reading

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