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

Warm welcome for play area revamp

Posted on May 10th, 2013 in Local News
Rushey Mead Fields

Around sixty local schoolchildren joined Keith to celebrate the completion of a £40,000 refurbishment of a popular neighbourhood play area on Friday. Pupils from Wyvern Primary School joined Keith and Assistant City Mayor Cllr Piara Singh Clair to launch the … Continue reading

Yemen Education Minister gives thumbs up to English language learning initiative

Posted on May 9th, 2013 in Local News
Yemen education minister skype

The Yemeni Education Minister, Dr Abdul-Razaq Al-Ashwal, has begun learning English via Skype. The first Skype lesson was held in Parliament with Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen. The initiative marks the start of an … Continue reading

First Mango Festival in Leicester a great success!

Posted on May 8th, 2013 in Local News
Mango Festival Leicester 1

The first Mango Festival held in Leicester, marking the start of the Mango season, has been hailed as a great success. The Festival took place at Cossington Street Recreation Ground, Leicester on Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 2013. The four … Continue reading

Keith attends the 13th Finance, Banking and Insurance event at the House of Commons

Posted on May 4th, 2013 in Local News
Keith attends the 13th  Finance, Banking and Insurance event at the House of Commons

Keith recently attended the launch of the 13th Annual Finance, Banking and Insurance (FBI) 2013 magazine in the House of Commons. The keynote speech was given by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid,. At the event over 250 invited guests … Continue reading

Keith joins Alan Birchenall in charity run at LCFC

Posted on April 29th, 2013 in Local News
Birch run

Keith recently took part in a fund raising run at Leicester City Football Club to raise money  for local charities. Keith joined LCFC ambassador Alan Birchenall in his 33rd annual charity run at the King Power Stadium ahead of the Foxes crucial … Continue reading

Keith visits G4S facility in Leicester

Posted on April 29th, 2013 in Local News

Keith joined G4S Chief Executive Nick Buckles on a tour of the Leicester company’s factory near Braunstone today, following a major contract award. During the visit, Keith was able to see first hand the manufacturing process at G4S Monitoring Technologies, … Continue reading

Shadow Immigration Minister Chris Bryant comes to Leicester East

Posted on April 26th, 2013 in Local News
chris bryant

Shadow Immigration Minister Chris Bryant has attended an immigration engagement event in Leicester East at the invitation of Keith. Around 40 members of the public attended and were able to question Mr Bryant on immigration matters.

Keith revisits Peggy Taylor to check improvements in her house.

Posted on April 19th, 2013 in Local News
Keith revisit Mrs. Peggy Taylor to check improvements in her flat

Keith recently met again with Peggy Taylor, a pensioner who had struggled for years to get improvements made to her house, who was delighted that her dream bathroom has been finally completed. Keith raised concerns about her case in February … Continue reading

Keith questions Home Secretary at Home Affairs Committee Session

Posted on April 18th, 2013 in National
home sec

Keith questioned the Home Secretary at a Home Affairs Select Committee session he chaired this morning on a variety of Home Affairs issues including Abu Qatada, London Marathon security, immigration and policing.

Keith joins celebrations for Tamil New Year

Posted on April 15th, 2013 in Local News
tamil new year

Keith recently attended a celebration of the Tamil New Year, Puthandu, at the Shri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman Temple in Ealing.

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