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. 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

Crofters Drive Residents Meeting

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 in Local News

Keith and Ward Councillor Teresa Aldred met with residents of Crofters Drive to discuss the application by the Goodwood Bowling Club for redirection of traffic through Crofters Drive. The residents are concerned that the road which is a cul de … Continue reading

UK India Year of Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2016 in Local News

Keith met with Auduth Timblo of Cidade de Goa to discuss the chefs exchange which is the center piece of proposals of the UK India Year of Culture. The exchange consists in a chef from Goa coming to provide a Goan … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Report on Countering Extremism

Posted on September 1st, 2016 in Local News

On Thursday 25th August, the Home Affairs Select Committee published a report on Radicalisation: the counter-narrative and identifying the tipping point. The Home Affairs Committee says that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously failing” to combat the … Continue reading

Evington Community Fun Fair

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended the Annual Community Fun Fair at Coleman Neighborhood Centre on Monday 29th August 2016 along with Councillors Sue Hunter, Ratilal Govind and Deepak Bajaj and the Lord Mayor Councillor Stephen Corrall. While there Keith got his face painted like … Continue reading

Memorial meeting to pay tributes to HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in Local News

Keith attended a huge gathering at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Gipsy Lane, Leicester in honor of the memory of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj. Keith recalled the incredible work of the greatest Hindu Leaders.

Release of the Childhood Obesity Strategy

Posted on August 18th, 2016 in Local News

The Government released its Childhood Obesity Strategy on Thursday 18th August. The Strategy centred on the sugar tax announced by George Osborne in March and relies on voluntary action by the food and drink industry. It fails to include any … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 12 August 2016

Posted on August 15th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 12 August 2016: -628 Cases taken up –476 Visitors to Casework Centre –28 Surgeries Held –53 hours of Surgeries –114 Cases referred to other MPs –202 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Posted on August 14th, 2016 in Local News

HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj, spiritual guru and head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) of Swaminarayan sect, passed away at Sarangpur in Gujarat’s Botad district on the evening of Saturday 13th August 2016 at the age of 95. Keith has … Continue reading

Appointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry

Posted on August 12th, 2016 in Local News

Keith has made a statement following the apappointment of Professor Alexis Jay as the new Chair of the Independent Child Abuse Inquiry. Keith said: “I am most grateful to the Home Secretary for her courtesy of informing me in advance … Continue reading

Strong Case to Keep Vaughan College Open

Posted on August 10th, 2016 in Local News

The University of Leicester is currently proposing to close its Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, something I am strongly opposed to. The Vaughan Centre, or the Vaughan College as it was previously known, has provided the working people of Leicester … Continue reading

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