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

Solidarity with Charlie Hedbo

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Local News
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MPs and staff from all parties joined in Parliament today to show solidarity with the people of France, after the horrific shootings in Paris yesterday. Joined by the Speaker John Bercow, the Leader of the House William Hague and Shadow … Continue reading

Downsizing of Visa Services in Mumbai and Dhaka

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Local News
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Recently, there have been worrying changes decided on UK visa services in India and Bangladesh The Government is downsizing its presence in Mumbai, one of the busiest visa centres in the world, from 70 to 20 staff, with the majority … Continue reading

British Kebab Awards

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the 3rd British Kebab Awards on Wednesday 7th January. It was a major event that brought together a thousand people. Keith presented the Outstanding Contribution to the Kebab Industry Award.

Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on out of court disposals

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 6 January, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence from Richard Monkhouse, Chairman of the Magistrates Association and Chief Constable Lynne Owens QPM on out of court disposals. Keith chaired the proceedings.  

Fears of Islamaphobia on Facebook and Twitter

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Local News
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On Tuesday 6th January Keith raised his concerns in the House of Commons with the rise of islamaphobia on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. In a question to the Attorney General, Keith cited the inability of these websites to … Continue reading

Refusal of Sainsbury’s Officials to Meet Concerned Residents of Leicester East

Posted on January 7th, 2015 in Local News
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The botched roadworks on Belgrave Road have been deeply concerning for many residents and businesses in the area. In the House of Commons, Keith has raised his disappointment that Sainsbury’s CEO, Mike Coupe, has refused to meet concerned residents and … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 in Local News
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From the 2nd January 2015 the Casework Centre based at 292 Victoria Road East, Leicester, LE5 0LF will be open from Monday to Friday, 10am till 1pm. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our office … Continue reading

Opening of the Coffee Republic

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith officially opened the new premises of Coffee Republic in Leicester on Thursday 19th December 2014.

Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended a Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower on Friday 19th December 2014 to remember the lives of the innocent children and teachers in the Peshawar attack, the event was held by Leicester Pakistan Youth and Community … Continue reading

Meeting with His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji

Posted on December 20th, 2014 in Local News
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His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji met Keith at his office in Leicester.  They were on their first visit to England and are from the Rajkot which is twinned city with Leicester.

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