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

Abbey Primary Community School Mela is back

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 in Local News
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After a short break the Abbey Primary Community School annual Mela is back. The School were unable to hold this due to Catherine Junior School being housed on their playing field after they suffered a severe fire in October 2012 … Continue reading

Leicester Bharat Football Club 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended Leicester Bharat Football Club’s annual Award Ceremony but this year it was even more special as the club celebrated its 20 Anniversary on Saturday 2 July by holding a family and friends fun day at Rushey Fields near … Continue reading

Thurnby Lodge Fun day 2016

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 in Allowances
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Great fun was had by all attending the annual Thurnby Lodge Fun day. There was lots to see and do, with jewellery, art and other stalls as well as Billy Bates fun fair rides which gave great enjoyment to the … Continue reading

Home Affairs Committee Prostitution Report

Posted on July 1st, 2016 in Local News
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The Home Affairs Committee publishes an interim report on prostitution on 1st July 2016, saying that soliciting by sex workers, and sex workers sharing premises, should be decriminalised. Report: Prostitution Report: Prostitution (PDF 1.10 MB) Inquiry: Prostitution Home Affairs Committee Keith said:  … Continue reading

Hate Crime

Posted on July 1st, 2016 in Local News
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On Tuesday 28th June the government made a statement following a worrying increase in incidents of hate crime and racially motivated incidents following the EU Referendum result. During the debate, Keith asked about consistency of standards across the Police forces … Continue reading

EU Council Meeting

Posted on July 1st, 2016 in Local News
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David Cameron visited Brussels for a meeting with the EU Council on Tuesday 28th June. It was the first EU meeting since the UK’s referendum on its membership of the Union. Keith raised the issue of border controls with the … Continue reading

Keith Attends 50th Anniversery Rainbow Push Congress

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith attended the 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Chicago, Illinois of the Rainbow Push Coalition. He met with the Democratic Presumptive Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton and Reverend Jesse Jackson. Secretary Clinton was given a rapturous welcome by the 1,000 delegates. She spoke of her … Continue reading

Britain’s Exit from the European Union

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in Local News
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In the aftermath of the European Union Referendum, many people are wondering what the next steps are for the United Kingdom. However it is vital that whatever our views, we must respect the will of the people and implement it. … Continue reading

Weekly Office Statistics 24 June 2016

Posted on June 27th, 2016 in Local News
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Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 24 June 2016: -524 Cases taken up –335 Visitors to Casework Centre –22 Surgeries Held –43 hours of Surgeries –77 Cases referred to other MPs –148 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

MP6 Competition 2016

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in Local News
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Hamilton Community College hosted its Annual MP6 Competition with participating students from Madani High School for Boys, Babington Community College, Uppingham Community College, English Martyrs Catholic School, Countesthorpe College and of course a student from Hamilton Community college. Each student … Continue reading

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