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 visits Brussels in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee

Posted on October 10th, 2011 in National
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Keith visited Brussels in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee last week. He spoke on illegal immigration and the ability of national parliaments to work together at the Inter Parliamentary Committee on Justice and Home Affairs … Continue reading

Keith visits Paris to meet with MPs and officials on immigration.

Posted on October 10th, 2011 in National
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Keith visited Paris to meet with MPs and officials on immigration. He met with Tony Dreyfus, the Member of Parliament for the 10th District in Paris and Stephan Fratacci the Permanent Secretary of the Interior Ministry in charge of Immigration. … Continue reading

Keith celebrates Navratri in Leicester

Posted on October 7th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith receives letter about G.E. Lighting site debris clearance

Posted on October 5th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith wrote to the new owners of the old G.E. Lighting site, First Industrial to ask them when the debris on the site would be removed. The dust from the pile of debris left on site after demolition has caused … Continue reading

Keith attends opening of new Hamilton Park football facilities

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 in Local News
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Keith attended the opening ceremony for the new grass pitches and changing pavilions at Hamilton Park. These were built in partnership with Nirvana FC who have offered footballing opportunities to the BME community for 25 years.

Keith hosts Diversity Nite at Labour conference

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 in National
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Keith hosted a grand celebration of diversity on Monday 26th September at the East z East restaurant in Liverpool during the Labour party conference. It has become a key date in the conference calendar. Representatives of communities from many social … Continue reading

Keith condemns legal aid cuts at Liberty fringe event

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 in Local News
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Keith spoke alongside Shami Chakrabarti at the Liberty fringe event at this year’s Labour Party Conference. He condemned the proposed cuts to Legal Aid, making particular reference to the devastating effect it would have on Leicester East residents, a third … Continue reading

Keith speaks on crime at Labour Party Conference

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 in National
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Keith took the stage alongside the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Justice Secretary and the Rt Hon Yvette Copper MP, Shadow home Secretary to discuss crime in Britain at the annual Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.

Keith launches radicalisation inquiry with Congressman

Posted on September 13th, 2011 in Breaking News
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Keith chaired the first session of the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the Roots of Radicalisation. The Committee’s first witness was Congressman Peter King, Chairman of the Congressional Committee on Homeland Security in the United States. His committee has … Continue reading

Keith discusses Leicester Royal Mail closure with Mayor and MPs

Posted on September 9th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith met with Mayor Peter Soulsby and Leicester MPs Liz Kendall and Jon Ashworth to discuss the proposed closure of Leicester’s Royal Mail sorting centre in Meridian, Braunstone. A large number of Leicester East workers will be affected if the … Continue reading

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