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

New Gym in Hamilton

Posted on October 30th, 2015 in Local News
KV opening Hashtag Gym 30.10.2015

Keith opened a new Gym called “Hashtag Gym” in Hamilton on Friday 30 October 2015.  It is a family run business (4 brothers) Gauran, Vikesh, Minesh and Yash together with their mother Vanisha are featured in the picture.

Launch of a UK-Tunisian Parliamentary Friendship Group

Posted on October 30th, 2015 in Local News

Following a request from Tunisian Parliamentarians, on Thursday 29th October a new UK-Tunisian Parliamentary Friendship Group was launched by Keith in the House of Commons. At the event Keith was joined by Two Heads of Parliamentary Groups in Tunisia, Rym Mahjoub … Continue reading

Meeting with UAE’s Minister for Foreign Affairs

Posted on October 30th, 2015 in Local News

Keith met with the United Arab Emirate’s Minister for Foreign Affairs on the 29th October, to have an in-depth discussion of the current situation in Yemen. They were joined by the Ambassador of the UAE to the United Kingdom, HE Abdulrahman … Continue reading

Keith Presents Awards at Yemen Education Network

Posted on October 30th, 2015 in Local News

On Thursday 29th October, Keith spoke and presented awards at an event held by the Yemen Education Network, an organisation to promote education in Yemeni communities across the United Kingdom. Over 30 schoolchildren we awarded prizes for superb educational attainment. … Continue reading

Boxing superstar Vijender Singh popped into the House of Commons to meet Keith

Posted on October 29th, 2015 in Local News

Boxing superstar Vijender Singh popped into the House of Commons to meet Keith and to invite him to his next match. Vijendra is the first Indian boxer to win an Olympjc medal in the country’s history. Having won medals in … Continue reading

Debate on Diversity on Corporate Boards

Posted on October 28th, 2015 in Local News

On Wednesday 28th October, a debate was held in the House of Commons on diversity on corporate boards. During the opening speech by Chuka Umunna MP, Keith said: “His comments on gender equality also apply to ethnic minority representation. Today … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee launches inquiry into counter-extremism

Posted on October 27th, 2015 in Local News
Baroness Warsi

On Tuesday 27 October, the Home Affairs Select Committee had their first evidence session in the new parliament on counter extremism. The Committee first took evidence from Harun Khan, Deputy Secretary General; Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General; and Ameena Blake, Assistant Secretary … Continue reading

Condolences on the Passing of Lord Gulam Noon

Posted on October 27th, 2015 in Local News

Keith has expressed his deepest condolences after the death of Lord Gulam Noon today. Keith Vaz said: “Today we have lost a giant, not only of the British Asian community, but also of British entrepreneurship. A decent, honourable and generous … Continue reading

Rushey Fields Residents Association meeting

Posted on October 26th, 2015 in Local News

On Friday 23 October, Keith attended a meeting called by Rushey Mead Residents Association who are concerned about the safety of park users and nearby residents due to lack of sufficient lighting and CCTV around Rushey Fields Park and nearby … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 23rd October 2015

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics since 1st January 2015 until 23rd October 2015: – 816 Cases taken up – 1301 Visitors to Casework Centre – 35 Surgeries Held – 85.5 hours of Surgeries – 191 Cases referred to other MPs – 524 Cases referred to … Continue reading

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