Monthly Archives: July 2014

Girl Summit 2014

Keith attended the Girl Summit 2014 aimed at mobilising domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM). The summit follows on from the work of the Home Affairs Select Committee which published … Continue reading

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Water Blessing Ceremony at House of Commons

For the first time in British history, an interfaith Water Blessing Ceremony was performed on the lap of River Thames to pay respects to the ancient, life-giving river and to pray that people world over should have access to safe, … Continue reading

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Honorable Speaker of Bangladesh visits British Parliament

Keith meet with The Honorable Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury from the Bangladesh Parliament.

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Vote NO in the Scottish Referendum

Keith joined Ed Miliband, members of the Shadow Cabinet and a host of Labour MPs to call for a No vote in the Scottish referendum today.

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India Cricket team in England for test series

On Tuesday 15th July 2014, the Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP met Michael Hancock MP, Minister for Business Innovation & Skills, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the Indian Cricket Team. The team were in London ahead of their second match against England … Continue reading

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Honorary degree at De Montford University

On Saturday 12th July 2014, Keith was presented with an honorary degree from De Montford University. Keith said: “I am humbled to receive this honorary degree from De Montford University.This university has a long and rich history and has made a … Continue reading

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Accident Hotspot at Ethel Road

Keith met with residents of Ethel Road, Evington LE5 4WA to discuss traffic calming measures along the road at the junction with Headland Road as there have been many accidents along this road.

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Guru Purnima Day, at Swaminarayan Temple

Keith attended the Guru Purnima Day, at Swaminarayan Temple, Gipsy Lane, when all Hindus around the world celebrate the blessings and virtues of their Guru, he garlanded and  sanctified the golden Murti of Shri Neelkanth Varni and was then presented with a Mandir Souvenir coin … Continue reading

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Visit to Catherine Junior School to meet teachers and children

Keith visited Catherine Junior School to meet teachers and children in their impressive new building which they moved into in early June.  The School was destroyed in a fire last October the teachers and children had been  accommodated in temporary … Continue reading

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Asian Professional Awards Launch

Keith attended the launch of the first Asian Professional Awards at the House of Commons. Keith said ” It is a great pleasure being here at the launch of the first Asian Professional Awards, the Asian community has done well … Continue reading

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