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 launches radicalisation inquiry with Congressman

Posted on September 13th, 2011 in Breaking News

Keith chaired the first session of the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the Roots of Radicalisation. The Committee’s first witness was Congressman Peter King, Chairman of the Congressional Committee on Homeland Security in the United States. His committee has … Continue reading

Keith discusses Leicester Royal Mail closure with Mayor and MPs

Posted on September 9th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith met with Mayor Peter Soulsby and Leicester MPs Liz Kendall and Jon Ashworth to discuss the proposed closure of Leicester’s Royal Mail sorting centre in Meridian, Braunstone. A large number of Leicester East workers will be affected if the … Continue reading

Indian Cricketers visit Parliament

Posted on September 8th, 2011 in National
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At Keith’s invitation, the Indian World Cup winning cricket team visited Parliament yesterday. M.S. Dhoni and his team, thanks to a kind dispensation from the Speaker, climbed up to the roof of Parliament and stood in front of Big Ben. … Continue reading

Keith delighted at Dhoni degree

Posted on August 31st, 2011 in Local News

Keith Vaz was delighted to attend the ceremony by De Montfort University on Monday 29th August 2011 in which De Montfort University in Leicester conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws on M.S. Dhoni, the captain of Indian World … Continue reading

Keith visits riot hit areas

Posted on August 17th, 2011 in National

Keith has visited Clapham Junction, Birmingham, Tottenham and Leicester as part of fact finding for the Home Affairs Committee’s new inquiry into the public disorder seen across the country. He met with David Lammy MP in Tottenham and heard from … Continue reading

Riot victim visits Parliament

Posted on August 17th, 2011 in National

Keith met with 20 year old riot victim Asyraf Haziq this week to express his sadness of the attack on the Malaysian student who had only been in London for 1 month. The Malaysian student was on his bicycle on … Continue reading

Keith visits Leicester businesses affected by riots

Posted on August 17th, 2011 in Local News

Keith visited Highcross Shopping Centre on Saturday to speak to local businesses and residents about the public disorder Leicester suffered on Tuesday night. He also met with Police officers at Mansfield House Police Station to discuss the police response and … Continue reading

Keith announces new Home Affairs Committee inquiry into Riots

Posted on August 11th, 2011 in National

Keith announced a new inquiry by the Home Affairs Select Committee into the riots that have occurred across the country in the past week. In an emergency Committee meeting on Thursday 11th August, MPs agreed on the terms of reference … Continue reading

Keith surveys riot damage in Clapham Junction

Posted on August 11th, 2011 in National

Keith visited Clapham on Thursday 11th August to survey the damage caused by rioting on the evening of Monday 8th August. He met with Wandsworth Borough Commander David Musker who took him to sites in the Lavender Hill/ Clapham Junction … Continue reading

Keith condemns city violence

Posted on August 10th, 2011 in Local News

Leicester East MP, Keith Vaz has condemned the violence witnessed in Leicester city last night. Keith said: “I strongly condemn the violence of groups of youth in Leicester last night. The damage this senseless criminality has caused will not be … Continue reading

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