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 visits G.E. site to discuss its future

Posted on November 21st, 2011 in Local News
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Keith visited the G.E. site to discuss its future with the Head of Planning at Leicester City Council, and local Rushey Mead Councillor Piara Clair.

Home Affairs Committee to examine Immigration Minister and Home Office Permanent Secretary

Posted on November 21st, 2011 in National
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Following their examination last week of Brodie Clarke, former Head of UKBA and Rob Whiteman, Chief Executive of UKBA about relaxation of border controls, the Home Affairs Committee has as witnesses the Immigration Minister, Damien Green MP and the Permanent … Continue reading

Details of fees introduced for immigration and asylum appeals

Posted on November 18th, 2011 in Local News
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Fee charges introduced for Immigration and Asylum appeals in the First-tier Tribunal The Government is to introduce appeal fee charges for some asylum and immigration appeals These fees will apply from 19 December 2011.  Fees will be payable by the … Continue reading

Keith celebrates World Diabetes Day with Leicester Mercury

Posted on November 15th, 2011 in Local News
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The Leicester Mercury headquarters lit up blue as part of the Blue Monument Challenge to light up iconic buildings in the internationally recognised colour for diabetes to raise awareness of the disease. Silver Star, the Leicester diabetes charity of which … Continue reading

Keith holds adjournment debate on the situation in Yemen

Posted on November 9th, 2011 in National
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Last night Keith held an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons chamber on the situation in Yemen. He called for further international action on the humanitarian and political crisis.

Home Affairs Committee questions Home Secretary over UKBA

Posted on November 8th, 2011 in National
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Keith wishes Leicester East a happy Eid al Adha

Posted on November 7th, 2011 in Local News
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Keith meets with senior Indian Police Service Officers

Posted on November 2nd, 2011 in Local News
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Keith met with 78 senior Indian Police Service Officers at the House of Commons as part of his work with the Home Affairs Select Committee. The police came to the UK to develop their understanding of: o British Government policy … Continue reading

Keith tables Leicester Diwali 2011 Early Day Motion

Posted on November 2nd, 2011 in Local News
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Keith tabled an EDM which reads: That this House joins with the rest of the UK in celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights; notes that in Leicester 40,000 attended the switching on of Diwali lights ceremony; congratulates the Prime Minister … Continue reading

Keith attends Manor Farm street naming honouring local families

Posted on October 28th, 2011 in Local News
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The grand unveiling of three permanent memorials to local families in Manor Farm who have contributed to the community took place today, as streets were named after them in the new affordable housing development. KEith explained why local residents chose … Continue reading

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