Leicester East

ConstituencyLeicester East
Holding PartyLabour
Member of ParliamentKeith Vaz
Change from 2015LAB HOLD
2015 ResultLab
2017 Election Turnout67%
2017 Majority22,428
EU Leave %53.2%

The postcode LE5 1DB is located in Leicester East, a UK parliament constituency represented in the House of Commons by Keith Vaz of the Labour party.

Leicester East is held by Labour, who won the 2017 General Election with a majority of 22,428.

The Leicester East constituency has a total population of 109,422, of whom 82,205 are eligible to vote.

Leicester East ranks 98th in terms of population size. Election turnout for the Leicester East constituency in 2017 was 67%, lower than the average UK turnout at 68.7%.

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Leicester East Member of Parliament

Keith Vaz MP

Keith Vaz MP

Keith Vaz MP
House of Commons
Phone: 020 7219 4272

MPs represent all their constituents, whether they vote for them or not. You can contact your MP if you know of a problem affecting people in your neighbourhood, or to ask your MP to support a particular campaign. Writing to them is the best method because it provides a written record that can be referred to later.

Local Council

Oadby and Wigston District Council
Council Offices
Station Road
LE18 2DR

0116 288 8961



Holding Party

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party that brings together social-democratic, socialist and trade-unionist outlooks. Founded in 1900 from the trade union movement, Labour has been the main opposition party to the Conservative Party. Ideologies include social democracy and democratic socialism, and sit centre-left of the political spectrum.