Monthly Archives: April 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference

Keith was in Barcelona on Friday 29th April to deliver the Paul Cromme Lecture and receive a lifetime achievement award at the 14th Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference. The award was in recognition of Keith’s work in Parliament as Chair … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Select Committee Visit to Denmark and Sweden

Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee visited Denmark and Sweden from Wednesday 27 April to Thursday 28 April, as part of the Committee’s inquiry into prostitution. During the Committee’s time in the two countries, they met with representatives from … Continue reading

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Keith meets with Romanian Minister for Europe

Keith met with Cristian Badescu the Romanian Minister for Europe to discuss the Migration crises and issues concerning the return of Foreign National Prisoners.

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Police & Crime Commissioner Campaign

Keith and Local Councillors, John Thomas, Manjula Sood, Deepak Bajaj, Sue Hunter Ratilal Govind, Abdul Osman, Jean Khote, Gurinder Sandhu, Rita Patel, Ross Willmott, Piara Clair, Teresa Aldred, Paul Newcombe and supporters Kumaran Bose, Priyanta Sumanandosa, Mohinder Pal Singh met with … Continue reading

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Keith visits Samworth Brothers on Cobden Street

Keith visited the Cobden Street branch of Samworth Brothers following concerns about the new contract that the company wished their workers to sign.  Keith met with team leaders and other employees to discuss these issues.  He also had a half … Continue reading

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Homerton International Security Conference

The Home Affairs Select Committee held an International Security Conference in Homerton College, Cambridge, as part of its inquiry into Countering Extremism. The conference was attended by over 120 delegates, ranging from police, ambassadors, high commissioners, community organisations, academics and … Continue reading

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Keith Vaz supports the “Love Your Pharmacy” Campaign

Keith Vaz MP has backed the Love Your Pharmacy campaign against the proposed cuts of £170 million to community pharmacy. Community pharmacists are the most commonly accessed healthcare locations in the country – 84% of adults visit a pharmacy every … Continue reading

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Historic link between Leicester and Mumbai

Keith attended the launch of an educational link between Abbey Primary School, Rushey Mead Academy and Sharada Mandir High School. Children from Abbey Primary School and Head teacher Mr Tim Foster and Rushey Mead Academy and Principal Mrs Rita Hindocha, talked directly with … Continue reading

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Urgent Question: Border Force Budget 2016-17

Keith intervened in a Urgent Question relating to the Border Force Budget for 2016-17. He said: Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab) – I thank the Home Secretary for the detail she has provided to the House today and I join … Continue reading

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Home Affairs Committee Evidence Session – College of Policing

On Tuesday 19th April, the Home Affairs Committee held evidence sessions to examine the work of the College of Policing, revisiting its inquiries held in the last Parliament. The witnesses for this session included: At 2.15pm Steve White, Chair, Police … Continue reading

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