Monthly Archives: December 2014

Opening of the Coffee Republic

Keith officially opened the new premises of Coffee Republic in Leicester on Thursday 19th December 2014.

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Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower

Keith attended a Candle Lit Vigil held at Leicester Clock Tower on Friday 19th December 2014 to remember the lives of the innocent children and teachers in the Peshawar attack, the event was held by Leicester Pakistan Youth and Community … Continue reading

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Meeting with His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji

His Holiness Mahant Shri Rushi Bapu Ji and Pujya Shri Vishvesvari Mata Ji met Keith at his office in Leicester.  They were on their first visit to England and are from the Rajkot which is twinned city with Leicester.

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Petition about the Weymouth Street

Keith launched a Petition about the parking and lighting outside the Shree Sanatan Mandir in Weymouth Street, Leicester after being contacted by the President Ramanbhai Barber about the problems the worshippers were having when visiting the Mandir.

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Casework centre closed from Wednesday 22nd December until 2nd January 2014

The Casework Centre of the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP based at 292 Victoria Road East, Leicester, LE5 0LF will be closed from  22nd December 2014 until 2nd January 2014 when normal opening hours will resume. In case of emergency please … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence from the Home Secretary

On Monday 15 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence from the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary on immigration, child abuse, counter terrorism and policing. Keith chaired the proceedings.

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The Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection comes to Parliament

Keith met the Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection, Vassilis Kikilias with the Greek Ambassador Konstantinos Bikas to the UK to discuss the current illegal immigration challenges facing Greece and the UK.

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Coffee Morning at the Hope Hamilton Primary School

Keith attended a Coffee Morning held at the Hope Hamilton Primary School with Bishop of Leicester  Rt Revd Tim Stevens, Archdeacon of Leicester, the Ven. Tim Stratford, the Diocesan Secretary Jonathan Kerry and the Diocesan Mission Enabler, Revd Barry Hill. … Continue reading

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Bringing Lapland to your Community

Keith  attended  “Bringing Lapland to your Community” event held at the Thurnby Lodge Community Centre where he met  Reindeers “Cupid” and “Sven” (mother and son) who were taking a break from their Christmas duties!  The event was organised by Teresa … Continue reading

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Switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree

Keith attended the big switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree  at the Methodist Church on Uppingham Road. The tree is lit every year in memory of Merlyn Vaz, Leicester’s first female Asian Councillor and mother of the Keith.  The … Continue reading

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