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

Adjournment debate on Sainsbury’s Roadworks in Belgrave

Posted on November 6th, 2014 in Local News

Keith is leading a debate in Parliament this afternoon to discuss the debacle with the roadworks in Belgrave, Leicester. The debate can be viewed on the BBC Parliament Channel, and will begin between 4:30-5pm. Keith said: “Local people in Belgrave … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select committee take evidence from Mayor of Calais

Posted on October 29th, 2014 in Local News

On Tuesday 28th October 2014 the Mayor of Calais, Mrs Natacha Bouchart gave evidence on the problematic immigration situation in Calais at the Home Affairs Select Committee session. Keith Chaired the proceedings.

Diwali Celebrations in Leicester

Posted on October 26th, 2014 in Local News

Keith  attended Diwali Celebrations on 25th October in Leicester. 20,000 people were present on the Belgrave Road for the switch on ceremony.

Annakut Celebration in Leicester

Posted on October 25th, 2014 in Local News

Keith attended Annakut celebration at Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Leicester

Speed Activated Sign in Evington, Leicester

Posted on October 24th, 2014 in Local News

Keith switched on “Speed activated sign” on Ethel Rd junction with Sidmouth Ave in Evington on 24th October 2014. This has been a culmination of a long campaign.

Conference on Student Visas

Posted on October 24th, 2014 in Local News

Keith together with Professor Aldwyn Cooper from Regent’s University chaired a collaborative conference between the Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee and Regent’s University London on Student Visa’s. Over 300 delegates attended including many Universities and Embassies. The keynote speakers were … Continue reading

My life My Say event

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 in Local News

Keith chaired My Life My Say event in the House of Commons on 21st October. Amongst the speakers were,  Polly Toynbee, Dan Hodges, Amber de Botton and Jermain Jackman. The aim of this event was to discuss the key messages … Continue reading

Indian Diaspora Meeting

Posted on October 18th, 2014 in Local News

Keith addressed and event  in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre about role and contribution of Indian Diaspora to the British and European societies and economies.

Meeting with Indian Foreign Minister

Posted on October 17th, 2014 in Local News

Keith met with Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on 17th October 2014. Minister Swaraj was in London for the Indian Diaspora Conference.

Diwali in Leicester

Posted on October 13th, 2014 in Local News

Keith addressed a crowd of 20,0000 at the Diwali Lights Switch on Celebration at Belgrave Road in Leicester on Sunday the 12th October 2014.

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