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 delivered a speech on Why a Diverse Civil Service is Important

Posted on October 14th, 2013 in Local News

Keith delivered a speech on Why a Diverse Civil Service is Important at the Religion and Ethnic Minority Network AGM and Annual Conference. The theme for the conference was Moving Forward with Diversity and focused on Sir Bob Kerslake’s 8 point … Continue reading

Keith speaks on Diversity at BNP Paribas

Posted on October 14th, 2013 in Local News
Keith at BNP Paribas

Keith speaks as part of BNP Paribas’ Diversity Week. The audience at the event comprised of staff from the bank and those interested in promoting diversity in the workplace.

Keith celebrates Navratri

Posted on October 13th, 2013 in Local News

Keith joined hundreds of people in the celebrations of Navratri at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester.

New Punjab Governor Honoured in London

Posted on October 10th, 2013 in Local News

Keith attended a dinner to honour Mohammed Sarwar the former Glasgow MP who is now Governor of the Punjab. Also pictured is Sajid Javed MP the new Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

Keith visits the border controls at Calais

Posted on October 9th, 2013 in Local News

Keith recently visited the juxtaposed border controls at the Port of Calais. Whilst there he saw the passenger immigration controls and the freight checking facility. He saw firsthand the checks that are done at one of the UK’s busiest entry … Continue reading

Keith calls Sainsbury’s to act on traffic chaos

Posted on October 4th, 2013 in Local News

Keith is appalled by the traffic chaos caused by the new Sainsbury development on the junction of Melton Road and Troon Way. Local people have to wait 10-15 minutes just to pass through the junction after 2 lanes of traffic … Continue reading

Keith attends Mark Duggan Inquest

Posted on September 30th, 2013 in Local News

Keith attended the inquest of Mark Duggan taking place at the Royal Courts of Justice. He heard evidence from police officers who were on duty at the scene.

Keith visits Google for Anti-Extremist workshop

Posted on September 30th, 2013 in Local News
Google Visit

Keith visited the Google offices to discuss steps being taken to help the promotion of anti-extremist messages. He met with several anti-extremist organisations as well as Peter Baron, Google’s Director of Communications for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Keith also … Continue reading

Keith meets with officers of the Police Service of Northern Ireland

Posted on September 30th, 2013 in Local News

Keith met with Jim Shannon MP and police officers at the Newtownards Police Station to discuss policing in Northern Ireland.

Keith visits Northern Ireland

Posted on September 30th, 2013 in Local News

Keith went to Northern Ireland at the invitation of Ian Paisley MP to meet with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) to hear about illegal tobacco smuggling. The Home Affairs Select Committee is currently conducting an inquiry into this area of policy.

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