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. 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

Home Affairs Select Committee publish report on EU Migration

Posted on July 27th, 2016 in Local News

ABSENCE OF CERTAINTY ON BREXIT MIGRATION ISSUES, SAYS HASC Failure to collect penalties for people smuggling is unacceptable In a report published today, Wednesday 27th July 2016, the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) says the immigration directorates especially UKVI must be … Continue reading

His Holiness Shri Rameshbhai Oza visits Leicester

Posted on July 27th, 2016 in Local News

Pujya Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza,  Hindu Spiritual leader  comes to Leicester again at the invitation of Sanskruti Foundation UK for a major spiritual festival in Rushey Fields, Melton Road, Leicester. LE4 7AD. His Holiness Shri Rameshbhai Oza will read from the … Continue reading

Visit to Passport Control at Heathrow Airport

Posted on July 26th, 2016 in Local News

Following concern from members of the public, Keith in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport to assess the queue lengths and to talk to the officers  of the Border Force.  He … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 22 July 2016

Posted on July 25th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 22 July 2016: -588 Cases taken up –407 Visitors to Casework Centre –26 Surgeries Held –49 hours of Surgeries –96 Cases referred to other MPs –19 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Shri Gurupurnima Festival at Cossington Park

Posted on July 23rd, 2016 in Local News

Around  200 people attended the annual Shri Gurupurnima Festival in Cossington Park. Keith was greeted in the traditional way by a tikko being placed on his forehead and received blessings before addressing the gathered crowd. The organisation wants to create … Continue reading

Coleman Neighbourhood Centre Family Fun Day

Posted on July 23rd, 2016 in Local News

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

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

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

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

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

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