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 opens a new branch of Solar Style

Posted on February 4th, 2013 in Local News
Solar style

Keith was on hand on Friday to help launch a new branch of Solar Style in Leicester. Solar Style is one of the leading providers of high quality solar electricity systems and installations. Pictured cutting the cake with Keith are … Continue reading

Keith pledges to help elderly resident

Posted on February 1st, 2013 in Local News
Keith meeting Mrs Taylor

Keith recently met with Mrs Peggy Taylor, a constituent who is in desperate need of improvement to her home. Mrs Taylor, 83, is in frail health and needs the a stairlift and wet room to improve her quality of life. … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee publishes report on the Independent Police Complaints Commission

Posted on February 1st, 2013 in Local News
ipcc

Today the Home Affairs Select Committee, which Keith chairs, published its report on the Independent Police Complaints Commission.   You can read the report here: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/home-affairs-committee/news/130201-ipcc-report-published/

Keith checks progress of Scouts Hut renovation

Posted on February 1st, 2013 in Local News
scouts hut renovation

Keith recently visited the former-Scouts Hut in Thurnby Lodge to check progress of  renovation work. Volunteers have began installing a kitchen and heating system as well as giving the building a well-deserved repaint. This follows the decision by the Council … Continue reading

Keith meets residents and parents concerned about traffic at Thurnby Lodge Primary School

Posted on January 25th, 2013 in Local News
Thurnby lodge primary school

Keith recently met with parents, residents, and Local Ward Councillors concerned about road traffic calming measures outside Thurnby Lodge Primary School.  Currently there are no road safety measures of any kind at the junction of Dudley Avenue and Dakyn Road despite concerns … Continue reading

Keith launches report on the illicit trade of tobacco products

Posted on January 23rd, 2013 in Local News
Transcrime report

On the 23rd January Keith launched the latest report by Transcrime, the internationally renowned research centre on transnational crime, The Factbook on the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products in the United Kingdom. He is pictured here with Professor Savona and … Continue reading

Keith joins search to find Souvik Pal

Posted on January 21st, 2013 in Local News
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Keith recently met with Santanu Pal, the father of missing Indian student Souvik Pal in Manchester. The Indian national, studying product design at Manchester Metropolitan University, was last seen at 11pm on 31st December 2012 leaving a party at the … Continue reading

Jacintha Saldanha Memorial Fund

Posted on January 15th, 2013 in Local News

To make a donation to the fund, please follow this link: http://www.kingedwardvii.co.uk/memorial.cfm

Keith chairs international conference on leadership and standards in the police

Posted on January 15th, 2013 in Local News
Policing Seminar

Keith Vaz chaired the Home Affairs Select Committee international conference yesterday, which marked the launch of the Committee’s inquiry into leadership and standards in the police. Speakers at the conference included the outgoing President of Interpol, Mr Boon Hui Khoo, … Continue reading

Keith meets constituent hurt in unprovoked attack

Posted on January 14th, 2013 in Local News
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Keith recently met Rajesh Devaliya, who was ambushed by four young men as he stepped into a lift in the housing block in St Mark’s, Leicester, where he lives with his elderly father. As well as visiting Mr Devaliya, Keith spoke to … Continue reading

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