Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP

Constituency

Leicester East

Party

Labour

Address as

Keith Vaz

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4605
Fax: 020 7219 3922
vazk@parliament.uk

Constituency

Keith Vaz Casework Centre, 294 Victoria Road East, Leicester , LE5 0LF
Tel: 0116 246 0163
Fax: 0116 246 1135
casework@live.co.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Leicester East 1987-
Contested Richmond & Barnes General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1999-01
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) 1999-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1992-97

Other posts

Post Date
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 2007-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Administration Committee Commons 2012-
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-10
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2007-
Home Affairs Committee (Chair) Commons 2007-
Home Affairs Committee Commons 2007-
Constitutional Affairs Commons 2003-07
Home Affairs Committee Commons 1987-92

Political interests

Legal services, race relations, urban policy, small businesses, diabetes, succession, home affairs

Countries of interest

India, Pakistan, Yemen, Colombia

General Election 2010 General Election - Leicester East

Name Party Votes Share Change
Vaz, Keith Lab 25804 53.76% -5.0%
Hunt, Jane Con 11722 24.42% 4.6%
Asghar, Ali LD 6817 14.20% -2.3%
Gilmore, Colin BNP 1700 3.54%
Taylor, Mo Green 733 1.53%
Ransome, Felicity UKIP 725 1.51%
Sadiq, Avtar Unity 494 1.03%
Majority 14082 29.34%
Turnout 47995 65.76%
Electorate 72986
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.