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

Coleman Neighbourhood Centre Family Fun Day

Posted on July 23rd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the Family FunDay at Coleman Neighbourhood Centre. Organised by the Coleman Residents Association the event attracted hundreds of local people and suppliers. He also took part in the picture painting competition and donated the painting to the Centre. … Continue reading

Leicester Diabetes Centre Wellness Day

Posted on July 23rd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the second Leicester Diabetes Centre Wellness Day  which was held at the Centre’s Headquarters at the Leicester General  Hospital. Professor Melanie Davies headed the team which encouraged local people to get tested for Diabetes as well learning about … Continue reading

Implications of Brexit heard by Home Affairs Select Committee

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held its final oral evidence session before the Summer recess on the implications of Brexit. The Home Office will be affected in a number of ways by treaty changes with the European Union. Witnesses Wednesday 20 … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Session on English Language Testing

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee held an evidence session on Wednesday 20th July 2016 on the issue of English Language Testing. The Committee heard evidence from 2 students who have been affected by matters relating to ETS, as well as … Continue reading

Terrorist attack in Nice

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in Local News
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The newly appointed Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, gave a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 18th July following the appalling terrorist attack in Nice. During the debate, Keith raised the issue necessity of international cooperation on counter-terrorism and … Continue reading

Eid Celebtrations at Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the Eid celebrations at Brent Cross Shopping Centre. Keith left his mark on a community painting that will be displayed at the centre to mark its 40th anniversary.  Eid celebrates the end of Ramadan, a time when Muslims … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 15 July 2016

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 15 July 2016: -567 Cases taken up –384 Visitors to Casework Centre –25 Surgeries Held –47 hours of Surgeries –89 Cases referred to other MPs –164 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

The British Indian Awards

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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A prestigious and glamorous award ceremony took place at The Athena, Leicester, celebrating the significant role British Indians have in Society. The British Indian Awards in association with BDO held its fourth award ceremony to acknowledge and honour a wide … Continue reading

Visit to Briggs Industrial Footwear Distribution

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Briggs Industrial Footwear Ltd (a Safety shoe company)which  recently acquired new premises on Thurmaston Boulevard, off Troon Way as a distribution warehouse. Keith was met by Chairman Mr Akbar Waris and Managing Director Mr Andrew Davies. The company currently  employes 60 … Continue reading

Shri Krishna Rasamrut Mahotsav

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the Shri Krishna Rasamrut Mahotsave recited by HDH Shasthpithadiswar Goswami (108 Shreemad Bhagwat Saptha Katha) at the Shreejidham Haveli on Melton Road, Leicester. Well over a 100 people attended the recitation.

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