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 holds Private Investigator’s seminar in Parliament. As part of its inquiry on Private Investigators, the Home Affairs Committee held a seminar on the regulation of the industry. The Committee heard from Richard Thomas CBE, former Information Commissioner, two people … Continue reading
Keith has welcomed the successful conclusion of his campaign to secure a biometric visa centre for the city. After meeting with Rob Whiteman, Head of UKBA, Damian Green, the Immigration Minister and Paula Vennells Managing-Director of the Post Office, they … Continue reading
Keith attended the Police Federation Rally in Central London today. Over 20,000 police officers from up and down the country joined the rally in protest against Government cuts to policing. Keith met with Police Federation Chairman Paul McKeever and police … Continue reading
Keith lobbied Coca Cola Headquarters in Atlanta on his 10 Minute Rule Bill, which requires soft drinks companies to reduce the amount of sugar in their drinks, and put some of their profits back into diabetes research. In 2010 Coca-Cola … Continue reading
On his recent trip to the US, Keith met with Congressman John Lewis who is the US Representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. Congressman Lewis is considered one of the most important leaders of the American civil rights movement. Pictured … Continue reading
Keith met with the 58th Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed to discuss the challenges he faced in governing the ninth largest city in the USA. Pictured is Keith, the British Consul General in Atlanta Annabelle Malins and the Mayor Kasim … Continue reading
Keith was recently in Atlanta in the United States where he gave a keynote address on diversity at a conference for the Asian American Hotel Owners Association. An estimated 5000 people attended the conference.
Keith took part in the EU Diabetes Leadership Forum in Copenhagen to discuss a European-wide approach to tackling the epidemic sweeping the European Union. Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish Prime … Continue reading
Keith met with Mulu Odedra owner of Ram Ram Ltd. who’s business was gutted by a fire on Saturday 21st April. He offered support to business owners affected.
Russell Brand came to Westminster to give evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee of which Keith is Chair. His evidence will be used as part of the Committee’s inquiry into the drugs laws in the UK.