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 chairs roundtable at Chatham House on modernising drug law enforcement

Posted on September 17th, 2013 in Local News

Keith recently chaired a meeting at Chatham House on modernising drug law enforcement.  The session looked specifically at the practical implications of policing tolerated cannabis markets.

Keith Chairs Global Diversity Award Ceremony

Posted on September 16th, 2013 in Local News

Keith chaired the Global Diversity Award Ceremony at a special reception held at the Speaker’s apartments in the Palace of Westminster. Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was awarded the 2013 Award by the Rt. Hon John Bercow MP, The Speaker of … Continue reading

Director of Europol Delivers Lecture on International Policing

Posted on September 12th, 2013 in Local News

Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol and President of the European Cybercrime Centre, has delivered the first annual Paul McKeever Memorial Lecture organised by Keith in memory of the former head of the Police Federation who tragically passed away earlier this … Continue reading

Keith was at the inaugural Silver Star Fun Walk at Harrow

Posted on September 9th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith joined Doroty the Diabetes duck and Michael Lockwood the Chief  Executive  of Harrow at the inaugural Silver Star Fun Walk which took place at Cannons Park, Harrow. 200 people participated and 10 were chosen to meet Amitabh Bachchan the … Continue reading

Keith has backed the Leicester Mercury campaign to keep the remains of Richard III in Leicester

Posted on September 4th, 2013 in Local News
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The campaign comes after a court ruling cast doubt on where the bones will be reinterred. A judicial review was granted after an application was made by the Plantagenet Alliance, who want the king buried in York. Local people are … Continue reading

Keith visits Internet Watch Foundation

Posted on August 28th, 2013 in Local News

Keith visited the Internet Watch Foundation, to see firsthand their work in tackling online child abuse. He is pictured here with Chief Executive Susie Hargreaves.

Keith visits Belgrave Mela

Posted on August 28th, 2013 in Local News

Keith joined thousands of Leicester residents at City of Leicester Festival which included the Belgrave Mela.

Keith Opens Community Allotment

Posted on August 19th, 2013 in Local News

Keith officially opened the Community Gardening project at Hill-Top Allotments, in Leicester. The project aims to enable people to grow food and build community spirit and was set up by Councillor Baljit Singh and magistrate Shanti Chauhan, earlier in the … Continue reading

Keith calls for Leveson part 2 on the secret SOCA list

Posted on August 9th, 2013 in Local News

Sitting in a locked cupboard in the middle of the Parliamentary Estate is a document that contains 102 names which so far has been seen by less than a dozen people. The resignation this week of the Chairman of The … Continue reading

Keith Vaz meets with Seshiyan Thomsson in relation to the death of his daughter Georgianna

Posted on July 30th, 2013 in Local News

Keith has recently met with Seshiyan Thomsson regarding the death of his daughter Georgianna Thomsson, an 18-year-old aspiring astronaut from Chennai.

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