Welcome.

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 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.

Keith visits India to strengthen Indo-British relations

Posted on February 20th, 2012 in National
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Keith visited India last week to promote UK-India relations. He was particularly keen to encourage Indian students to study in the UK and strengthen trade relations between the two countries. Keith met with the family of Anuj Bidve, in Mumbai … Continue reading

Keith speaks to Judgemeadow Community College students about his role as an MP

Posted on February 3rd, 2012 in Local News
Judgemeadow Community College

Keith supports EU referendum in Leicester East

Posted on January 30th, 2012 in Local News
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Today pro-European Keith joined a cross party group of MPs calling for a referendum on the EU. He spoke in support of a referendum alongside Eurosceptic MPs Douglas Carswell, Conservative MP for Clacton and Natascha Engel MP, Labour Chair of … Continue reading

Virgin Media boss Sir Richard Branson appears before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of drugs.

Posted on January 30th, 2012 in National
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The Home Affairs Committee took evidence on drugs policy from a variety of witnesses. Virgin Media Boss Sir Richard Branson appeared before the Home Affairs Select Committee which Keith chairs at the start of its inquiry into the decriminalisation of … Continue reading

Keith attends Diabetes Testing Event in Parliament

Posted on January 27th, 2012 in National
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Keith put Leicester on the map by having his blood sugar levels tested at the International Diabetes Federation testing event in Parliament. He urges everyone to get themselves tested for diabetes.

Humberstone Junior School visits Keith in Parliament

Posted on January 27th, 2012 in Local News
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Keith meets Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner

Posted on January 24th, 2012 in National
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Keith spoke at an event in honour of Tawakul Karman, Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner, and peaceful protestor for democracy and activist for women’s rights in Yemen.

Keith sits on the panel at Diabetes Question Time in Westminster

Posted on January 18th, 2012 in National
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Yesterday Keith, Health Minister Paul Burstow MP and other diabetes experts joined host Sky news presenter Stephen Dixon for an evening of tough questions from diabetes sufferers, academics and clinical professionals about the future of diabetes treatment in the UK. … Continue reading

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