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With very best wishes,
Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith presented the aHUS UK petition to Parliament on Tuesday on behalf of his constituent Mr Trevor Murby from Hamilton, Leicester. The petition urged the Government to allow immediate and unrestricted access to the life-saving Eculizumab drug for Atypical Haemolytic … Continue reading
Around sixty local schoolchildren joined Keith to celebrate the completion of a £40,000 refurbishment of a popular neighbourhood play area on Friday. Pupils from Wyvern Primary School joined Keith and Assistant City Mayor Cllr Piara Singh Clair to launch the … Continue reading
The Yemeni Education Minister, Dr Abdul-Razaq Al-Ashwal, has begun learning English via Skype. The first Skype lesson was held in Parliament with Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen. The initiative marks the start of an … Continue reading
The first Mango Festival held in Leicester, marking the start of the Mango season, has been hailed as a great success. The Festival took place at Cossington Street Recreation Ground, Leicester on Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 2013. The four … Continue reading
Keith recently attended the launch of the 13th Annual Finance, Banking and Insurance (FBI) 2013 magazine in the House of Commons. The keynote speech was given by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid,. At the event over 250 invited guests … Continue reading
Keith recently took part in a fund raising run at Leicester City Football Club to raise money for local charities. Keith joined LCFC ambassador Alan Birchenall in his 33rd annual charity run at the King Power Stadium ahead of the Foxes crucial … Continue reading
Keith joined G4S Chief Executive Nick Buckles on a tour of the Leicester company’s factory near Braunstone today, following a major contract award. During the visit, Keith was able to see first hand the manufacturing process at G4S Monitoring Technologies, … Continue reading
Shadow Immigration Minister Chris Bryant has attended an immigration engagement event in Leicester East at the invitation of Keith. Around 40 members of the public attended and were able to question Mr Bryant on immigration matters.
Keith recently met again with Peggy Taylor, a pensioner who had struggled for years to get improvements made to her house, who was delighted that her dream bathroom has been finally completed. Keith raised concerns about her case in February … Continue reading
Keith questioned the Home Secretary at a Home Affairs Select Committee session he chaired this morning on a variety of Home Affairs issues including Abu Qatada, London Marathon security, immigration and policing.