Monthly Archives: March 2012

Keith opens State Bank of India in Leicester

Keith cut the ribbon today for the official opening of the State Bank of India on Horsefair Street, Leicester.

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Keith gives lecture to Hertfordshire University students

Keith gave a lecture to Hertfordshire University students today on the role of a backbencher in opposition.

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Keith meets with members of Leicestershire Asian Business Association

Keith recently met with members of the Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA) to discuss partnerships with business owners in Leicester East. Keith was presented with an honorary membership of LABA.

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Keith meets with students from the University of Leicester

Last week Keith met with nine students from the University of Leicester. Keith talked to the students about his role in Parliament representing Leicester East. He also discussed his role as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee and their … Continue reading

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Keith hands out prizes at St Patrick’s Primary School

Keith visited St Patricks Catholic Primary School on Harrison Road today to hand out prizes in the story writing competition. There were 30 winners across the school who recieved book vouchers and House of Commons booklets.

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Keith wants your opinions on drugs laws

The Home Affairs Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into drugs laws in the UK, are inviting the public to give their opinions on the drugs. Questions such as, should some drugs be decriminalised feature in the online polls … Continue reading

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Keith Vaz meets Columbian President

Keith met with Columbian President Santos today to discuss the war on drugs. Keith discussed the progress the Columbian government has made to tackle drug crops and trafficking in Columbia. 55% of cocaine in the UK has been produced in … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee visits Miami

The Home Affairs Select Committee has visited Miami as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into UK drugs policy. Keith, as Chairman of the Committee, led the delegation. Keith met with senior military officials at US Southern Command, the Florida … Continue reading

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Know India Programme 2012-2013

The Indian High Commission has released the programme and application forms for this year’s Know India Programme. The scheme is open to young people of Indian origin between the ages of 18-26 and offers the chance to visit India and … Continue reading

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Keith speaks at Universities UK debate on immigration

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