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

Sham Marriage Laws Raised with Home Secretary

Posted on January 12th, 2016 in Local News

During Home Office questions on Monday 11th January, Keith raised the issue of sham marriage with Home Office ministers, specifically asking if they would consider giving further powers to Registrars to tackle the issue. Keith said: Despite measures having been taken … Continue reading

Office closed during funeral service for the late Cllr Culdipp Bhatti MBE

Posted on January 11th, 2016 in Local News

The Office will be closed today from 12noon to 1pm as a mark of respect for the late Councillor Culdipp Bhatti MBE during his funeral service.

Belgrave Fire

Posted on January 9th, 2016 in Local News

Keith together with local Councillors John Thomas and Mo Chouhan visited families in Belgrave who had been affected by the recent fire in Ross Walk. Many local people had to evacuate their homes. He has now written to all those … Continue reading

New Twitter Account

Posted on January 7th, 2016 in Local News

I have set up a new Twitter account for the New Year, which is @keith4leicester. It can be viewed at www.twitter.com/Keith4Leicester

Keith meets Chief Minister of Goa

Posted on January 4th, 2016 in Local News
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During the Christmas period Keith met with the Chief Minister of Goa, Laxmikant Parsekar. They discussed bilateral issues in particular the legacy work to be done following the recent visit of Prime Minister Modi to the UK. Keith said that … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Posted on January 3rd, 2016 in Local News

Keith sends his best wishes to all his constituents for a very Happy New Year. Following the Christmas holidays the Office will reopen at 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester LE5 0QF on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at 10am. Emails can be … Continue reading

Former Lord Mayor Culdipp Bhatti MBE passes away

Posted on January 3rd, 2016 in Local News
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The former Lord Mayor of Leicester and former Councillor Culdipp Bhatti MBE has passed away.  Leicester’s first Sikh Lord Mayor had made a profound impact on his local Ward of Rushey Mead and on the City of Leicester. He was … Continue reading

Zion Word Ministries

Posted on December 21st, 2015 in Local News
Carey Hall - Sat 19 Dec 2015

Keith attended as Chief Guest at the Christmas Programme held at Carey Hall, by Zion Word Ministries. Keith watched a group of young children perform a mime dance and a traditional Tamil dance.

Reception to celebrate Singing for Syrians

Posted on December 15th, 2015 in Local News
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Keith attended a Reception to celebrate Singing for Syrians, he is pictured with Victoria Prentis MP and The Reverend Rose Hudson/ The Speaker’s Chaplin with an artificial leg. Victoria Prentis is spearheading a campaign to provide artificial limbs for 30,000 … Continue reading

Meeting with Leicester Hospital Trust

Posted on December 14th, 2015 in Local News
John Adler, Kamaljit Singh - Fri 11 Dec 2015

Keith met with Kamaljit Singh the Chairman and John Adler the Chief Executive of Leicester Hospital Trust to discuss issues of concern.  He raised the issue of the Ambulance delays in collecting patients after their operations.   

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