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

Housing minister John Healey visits Leicester East

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Housing minister John Healy visits Leicester East

Housing Minister John Healey has visited Leicester East after the Government announcement that Leicester City Council is to receive £4.5 million to help buil council houses. Leicester East MP Keith Vaz met with the Minister during his visit. Keith Vaz MP … Continue reading

Council agrees to install ramp

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Keith is pictured with Evington resident Joan Mills, who has bee

Leicester City Council has today given an agreement to Leicester East MP Keith Vaz that they will install a ramp outside the home of Evington resident Joan Mills within the next two weeks. Keith Vaz met with Leicester City Council … Continue reading

Vaz awards medals at Special Olympics

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Keith with some of the winners at Leicester's Special Olympics

Local MP Keith Vaz attended Leicester’s Special Olympics ceremony to award medals to the young competitors. Mr. Vaz said: “This is an excellent initiative and I am so pleased to see the talent of all of the competitors!” “It’s wonderful to … Continue reading

Vaz against planning application

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
vaz visits Hamiton residents with planning complaint

In a letter to the Planning Inspectorate, Keith said: July 9th 2009 Planning references: 20080388 and 20098016A Planning inspectorate reference: APP/W2465/A/09/2105143 I am writing in response to the concerns of my constituents, Angela and Ron Davie of 13 Stanley Drive, with … Continue reading

Vaz visits new Gateway College site

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Keith visits new Gateway College site in Hamilton

Progress is well and truely under way at the new Gateway College site in Hamilton. Keith visited the site and was extremely impressed with the new facilities. Keith is pictured here with Gateway College Principal, Nick Goffin.  

Council urged to end elderly woman’s plight

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Dilapidated house

Leicester City Council has been urged to end the bureaucratic nightmare of an 86 year old Leicester woman who is suffering from Parkinson’s disease who has been waiting for months to be assessed for an adaptation to her house. Amratbhai Bhanji’s family … Continue reading

Vaz talks politics with Hamilton students

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Vaz talks policitics with Hamilton Community College

The election of the USA’s first black President, Barack Obama, to the highest office in the country has been an inspiration to people worldwide. Hamilton Community College has used this monumental occasion as a tool to teach pupils about the … Continue reading

Vaz opens new Barclay’s branch

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Braclays pic 1

Great news for Leicester residents! Local MP Keith Vaz has opened a brand new branch of Barclay’s Bank in the Humberstone Gate area of the city. This new, modern branch boasts excellent facilities and will be a real asset to … Continue reading

Vaz visits city’s first biometric finger scanner

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Bargain booze

Local MP Keith Vaz will be visiting the city’s first biometric finger recognition scanner, installed to help in the fight against underage drinking. This system allows customers to purchase alcohol without having to show proof of age every time. This … Continue reading

Vaz fears for childrens safety

Posted on June 15th, 2011 in Local News
Catherine Junior School

Local MP Keith Vaz is extremely concerned about the safety of children travelling to and fromCatherine Junior School. Parents and teachers believe that a crossing guide is needed outside the school to ensure the safety of the children and protect them against … Continue reading

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