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

2014 Indian elections

Posted on May 21st, 2014 in Local News
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The 2014 Indian elections have come to an end and Narendra Modi has emerged as Prime Minister-elect. The UK has a very special relationship with India and Keith is sure that our two Prime Ministers will work together to continue … Continue reading

Keith attends Indian Diaspora event to celebrate Narendra Modi’s victory

Posted on May 21st, 2014 in Local News
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Keith joined in the celebrations organised by the BJP and the Indian Diaspora for Narendra Modi’s victory in the Indian elections. Leicester has the largest number of Gujaraties of any City in Europe and they were especially proud of Mr … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee publishes report into Police Federation

Posted on May 16th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, has published its report on the Police Federation. The report specifically looks at the reported culture of bullying, the financial transparency and election of the National Chair. A copy of … Continue reading

Keith presents 10 Minute Rule Bill on Sugar Labelling

Posted on May 14th, 2014 in Local News
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On Wednesday 14th May 2014, Keith presented a 10 Minute Rule Bill to Parliament entitled Food Labelling (Sugar Content). The aim of the Bill is to change the law so that the number of teaspoons of sugar a food product … Continue reading

Keith meet Santander boss

Posted on May 14th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith organised a meeting between Evington residents Cllr Deepak Bajaj, Mr Hakim Khalifa, Mr Anup Pattny and Mr Geoff Hibberd and Mr Steven Pateman the Executive Director, Head of UK Banking to discuss the closure of Santander branch in Evington. … Continue reading

Keith visited a new housing development scheme on Depot Close

Posted on May 10th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith visited a new housing development scheme on Depot Close, Leicester, which was built and managed by Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA), some properties  have special adoptions for people with physical difficulties. The site was a former disused Leicester City … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee publishes report on Counter Terrorism

Posted on May 9th, 2014 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Select Committee, of which Keith is Chairman, published its report on the Counter Terrorism. The report specifically looks at oversight of the Security Services, the problems presented by foreign fighters, and recommends the creation of an international … Continue reading

Keith meet residents of Vulcan Road.

Posted on May 9th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met with  residents of Vulcan Road, Leicester with Councillor Abdul Osman, following concerns about antisocial behaviour in the local area. Shakeel Maula and Khalid Rashid presented Keith with a petition of several hundred signatures. This petition will be presented … Continue reading

Keith presents Petition to stop ban on Indian Alphonso mangoes

Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith presented  a petition to stop the EU ban on Indian Aplhonso mangoes to Parliament 7th May 2014. The Petition of residents of Leicester East read as follows: Declares that the EU ban on the importation of Alphonso mangoes from … Continue reading

Keith presents Petition to prevent the Santander branch closure

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith presented a petition on closure of the Santander branch in Downing drive to Parliament on Tuesday 6th May. The petition urged the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to meet with representatives of Santander to examine the impact of branch closures on … Continue reading

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