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 has begun prepares for his sponsored bike ride to raise money for local youth facilities on Saturday 24th November. So far over £1750 has been pledged with many indicating they intend to join him. The big bike ride take … Continue reading
Keith has asked Leicester residents to send him their views on whether or not prisoners should be able to vote in elections. The Government is expected to make a statement to the Commons on Thursday 22nd November which will outline … Continue reading
The Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, delivered the inaugural Rainbow Lecture in the British Houses of Parliament on Thursday 15th November 2012 in a session hosted by Keith. This lecture marks the first in a series of Rainbow Lectures to … Continue reading
Keith recently met with a group of local residents who are concerned that Government changes to the benefits system will leave them poorer. In March 2012 the Government passed legislation for a new welfare benefit called Universal Credit to replace … Continue reading
Keith was on hand when one of Britain’s most popular soap stars Nina Wadia from EastEnders flicked the switch to light up 10 Downing Street blue to mark World Diabetes Day 2012. It follows the Prime Minister’s historic decision, at … Continue reading
Keith recently met with rising Indian football star Brandon Fernandes. The 18 year old from Goa, widely recognised as the first Indian footballer good enough to play in the top flight of English football, is currently undergoing trials at Leicester … Continue reading
On the weekend Keith visited fire-damaged Catherine Junior School in his constituency following the massive blaze last Tuesday. He met headteacher Joy Denning to see if there is anything he as local MP can do to help the school and its pupils. … Continue reading
Keith recently joined his constituents on the Belgrave Road to celebrate the annual switch on of the Diwali lights. An estimated 35,000 people came to the Belgrave Road signalling the start of two weeks of festivities in Leicester for Diwali. … Continue reading
Ed Milliband, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Leicester to attend an event hosted by Keith. The Leicester East Labour Party and attendees from across the Midlands came together to celebrate 25 years of diversity in the city.
Keith recently welcomed Dr J. Bhagwati, the Indian High Commissioner to the UK, to the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre in Leicester. The visit marked the Commissioner’s first visit to Leicester.