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

Humberstone Junior School visits Keith in Parliament

Posted on January 27th, 2012 in Local News
Humberstone junior HOC

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
diabetes question time

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

Keith receives Evington residents’ road safety petition

Posted on January 13th, 2012 in Local News

Today Keith accepted a Petition which has been signed by over 1,000 people asking for reduced speed limit and zigzag lines outside Linden Primary School and traffic calming measures along Headland Road before a serious accident occurs. Local residents in … Continue reading

Keith meets Bidve family in Parliament

Posted on January 9th, 2012 in National

Eastenders Star Lights up Merlyn Vaz Tree

Posted on December 19th, 2011 in Local News
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Eastenders star Nina Wadia, who plays “Argee Bhajee” restaurant-owner Zainab Masood in the popular BBC soap, added sparkle to this year’s big switch-on of the Christmas lights at the Merlyn Vaz Centre, Leicester. Her character is going to be one … Continue reading

Keith speaks at De Montfort honorary degree ceremony for Reverend Jesse Jackson

Posted on December 14th, 2011 in Local News
Jesse Jackson Honorary Degree

Keith spoke at a ceremony at De Montfort University in Leicester where the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters for his life’s work on equality, freedom and justice.

Home Affairs Committee conference on Roots of Radicalism in Leicester

Posted on December 14th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith chaired a Home Affairs Committee conference on the Roots of Radicalism in Leicester at De Montfort University. The conference was addressed by Dipu Moni, Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, civil rights campaigner. They also heard … Continue reading

Keith attends international diabetes forum

Posted on December 13th, 2011 in National

Keith attended the International Diabetes Federation’s Global Diabetes Forum in Dubai. The event brought together key governmental figures, private sector organisations and diabetes specialists to discuss responses to the alarming rise in cases of diabetes worldwide. Keith addressed those attending … Continue reading

Keith holds meeting on future of G.E. site

Posted on December 13th, 2011 in Local News

Keith held a public meeting at St Theodore’s Church on the future of the G.E. site. Over a hundred residents turned out to hear from their local Councillor, Assistant Mayor Singh Clair, site remediators First industrial and new site owners, … Continue reading

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