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 meets with students from the University of Leicester

Posted on March 21st, 2012 in Local News
Keith meets UoL students

Last week Keith met with nine students from the University of Leicester. Keith talked to the students about his role in Parliament representing Leicester East. He also discussed his role as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee and their … Continue reading

Keith hands out prizes at St Patrick’s Primary School

Posted on March 16th, 2012 in Local News
Keith reads story

Keith visited St Patricks Catholic Primary School on Harrison Road today to hand out prizes in the story writing competition. There were 30 winners across the school who recieved book vouchers and House of Commons booklets.

Keith wants your opinions on drugs laws

Posted on March 14th, 2012 in Breaking News
Keith meets with the head of the Military Police in Columbia who explains how coca grows

The Home Affairs Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into drugs laws in the UK, are inviting the public to give their opinions on the drugs. Questions such as, should some drugs be decriminalised feature in the online polls … Continue reading

Keith Vaz meets Columbian President

Posted on March 8th, 2012 in Breaking News

Keith met with Columbian President Santos today to discuss the war on drugs. Keith discussed the progress the Columbian government has made to tackle drug crops and trafficking in Columbia. 55% of cocaine in the UK has been produced in … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee visits Miami

Posted on March 8th, 2012 in National
Keith with Miami Vice

The Home Affairs Select Committee has visited Miami as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into UK drugs policy. Keith, as Chairman of the Committee, led the delegation. Keith met with senior military officials at US Southern Command, the Florida … Continue reading

Know India Programme 2012-2013

Posted on March 5th, 2012 in Breaking News
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The Indian High Commission has released the programme and application forms for this year’s Know India Programme. The scheme is open to young people of Indian origin between the ages of 18-26 and offers the chance to visit India and … Continue reading

Keith speaks at Universities UK debate on immigration

Posted on March 1st, 2012 in National
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Keith visits Shenton Primary School

Posted on February 24th, 2012 in Local News
shenton primary

Keith visited year 5 pupils at Shenton Primary School to talk about his role as an MP.

Keith launches petition for visa centre in Leicester

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 in Local News

Today Keith launched a petition calling for a visa centre in Leicester. He is calling for a dual-purpose facility in Leicester so residents are saved the time, expense and inconvenience of travelling to obtain visas and biometric data. It should … Continue reading

Keith meets with his US counterpart, Congressman Peter King

Posted on February 21st, 2012 in National
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Keith met with his US counterpart, Congressman Peter King who chairs the Homeland Security Committee.

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