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 delighted at victory in road safety campaign in Evington

Posted on June 28th, 2012 in Local News
Road safety

Leicester City Council have pledged to install safety measures outside a school in Evington following Keith’s campaign after an road accident involving seven year old Charan Singh. Charan, aged 7, was hit by a bus on his way to Linden … Continue reading

Keith attends Anuj Bidve trial

Posted on June 26th, 2012 in National

Keith attended the start of the trial for the murder of Anuj Bidve in Manchester on Monday. He met with the Bidve family, whom he has been in close contact with since the tragic death of their son on Boxing … Continue reading

Keith meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted on June 24th, 2012 in Local News
Keith with Aung Sang Suu Kyi

Keith met with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on her historic visit to the UK. The Burmese pro-democracy leader addressed both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall; an honour usually reserved for Heads of State. Keith said: … Continue reading

Keith meets the Dalai Lama

Posted on June 20th, 2012 in Local News
Dalai Lama

At the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday Keith met with His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama, who was the Head of State of the Central Tibetan Administration (the Tibetan Government in exile) until his retirement … Continue reading

Keith celebrates his 25th Anniversary in Parliament

Posted on June 18th, 2012 in Local News
A, A and KV

Keith celebrated his 25th anniversary in Parliament. He was first elected as MP for Leicester East in June 1987. Aishwarya Rai and her husband, Abhishek Bachchan came to London for the 25th anniversary celebrations and took part in a dinner … Continue reading

Keith meets with French MEP

Posted on June 7th, 2012 in National
Harlem Desir

On a recent visit to Paris, Keith met with Harlem Desir, Member of European Parliament and number two in the French Socialist Party at their headquarters to discuss the new government and its future programme.


Posted on June 2nd, 2012 in Local News

I wish to send my heartfelt congratulations to our Queen on the 60th anniversary of her reign. May she gloriously reign for many more years to come!

Keith meets the Sea Cadets

Posted on June 1st, 2012 in Local News
Sea Cadets

Keith recently met with the local unit of the Sea Cadets in Leicester. Pictured is Ian Dix and Kim Marshal-Nichols of the Leicester Sea Cadets and Councillor John Thomas

Committee publishes report into the work of the Permanent Secretary

Posted on May 30th, 2012 in Local News

Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Committee said: “Progress has been made and we are pleased that the Home Office has accepted our previous recommendations on procurement. If it is to find £1.8bn savings it will have to … Continue reading

Keith meets Columbian Brigadier General to discuss drugs

Posted on May 30th, 2012 in Local News
Keith with General

Keith met with Brigadier General Perez, the head of the Anti-Narcotics Unit in Columbia to discuss recent developments in the fight against drugs in Columbia. Keith initially met with the Brigadier General in March whilst the Committee were visiting Columbia.

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