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

APPG for Diabetes Launches Report on Education and Support for Diabetes Self Management

Posted on March 4th, 2015 in Local News
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On the 4th March 2015 the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes launched their report on education and support for diabetes self-management, after a year-long investigation. Keith was delighted to attend the meeting, where he was also joined by many … Continue reading

Opening of the Indian Visa Centre

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 in Local News
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Keith officially opened the Indian Visa Centre on Monday 2 March 2015, which will now provide a full 5 days a week service, providing a range of services for customers across the East Midlands.

Home Affairs Select Committee report – 27th February

Posted on February 28th, 2015 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on “Gangs and Youth Crime”. The report specifically looks at gangs and youth crime in the UK today and recommends a number of action points which … Continue reading

Meeting with students from Leicester at Westminster

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met with students from Rushey Mead School, Leicester at Westminster. Keith gave the students a few facts about history of Parliament and showed them around Wesminster Hall the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster.

Prime Minister Appears Before the Liaison Committee

Posted on February 26th, 2015 in Local News
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David Cameron, the Prime Minister, came before the Liaison Committee in the House of Commons to answer questions on Foreign Affairs and the Civil Service. Keith was among other Chairs of Select Committees asking questions. He raised the crisis in … Continue reading

Yemen Debated in the House of Commons

Posted on February 26th, 2015 in Local News
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On the 24th February, Keith led a full debate in the House of Commons on the political crisis in Yemen. Joined by many other Members of Parliament, he gave an impassioned plea for the United Kingdom and international community to … Continue reading

Meeting with Indian High Commissioner

Posted on February 25th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith met the Indian High Commissioner Shri Ranjan Mathai, in Parliament on the 25th February 2015. At this meeting, the High Commissioner discussed the relationship between India and the United Kingdom. Topics raised included the new Indian Visa Services in … Continue reading

Celebration to honour Professor Nilesh Samani

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended the Lohana Mahajan Centre in Leicester, for an event held in honour of Professor Nilesh Samani. Professor Samani was awarded a Knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen, in the 2015 Honours List.

Home Affairs Select Committee report – 17th February

Posted on February 18th, 2015 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report “Evaluating the new architecture of policing: The College of Policing and the National Crime Agency”. The report specifically looks at the new landscape of policing and … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee report – 13th February

Posted on February 14th, 2015 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on “The Appointment of the Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse”. The report specifically looks at the Home Secretary’s candidate and the progress … Continue reading

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