Monthly Archives: September 2017

Doncaster Road – parking issues

Together with Martin Fletcher, the senior Council officer, Councillors Mo Chohan, Manjula Sood and Keith, visited Doncaster Road to look at the parking problems that have created such difficulties for local residents for a number of years. Much of the … Continue reading

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Belgrave Music Festival

Maya Deepak, the celebrated singer was the lead performer at the First Annual Belgrave Music Festival. At the Festival, Leicester saluted CB Patel, the Legend of Asian Media on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Keith thanked CB Patel for … Continue reading

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Over 100 Parliamentarians call for a new UK led UN Resolution on Yemen conflict

Over 100 Parliamentarians Support a new UK led UN Resolution on Yemen conflict Keith Vaz MP Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen UK Parliament   The United Nations General Assembly will sit for its 72nd session this week. An … Continue reading

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EU citizens in UK right to worry over policy leak

Keith has recently written an article for Politics and Home on EU citizens in the UK and their rights after Brexit. This article (written below) also outlined recommendations for the Government on how to deal with this issue. With the … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Round Pound

On 28th March the Government introduced a new secure 12 sided pound coin, this was to reduce the costs of counterfeits to the taxpayers and businesses. It is being replaced after 30 long years of excellent service. At midnight on … Continue reading

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Weekly Office Statistics – 15 September 2017

Weekly Office Statistics – 15 September 2017: -661 Cases taken up –726 Visitors to Casework Centre –29 Surgeries Held –60 hours of Surgeries –41 Cases referred to other MPs –49 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies –1151 Letters received … Continue reading

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Sugarwise Summit hosted in Parliament

The APPG for Diabetes co-hosted the annual Sugarwise summit in order to raise awareness of the amount of sugar being consumed. Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP chaired the event which was a great success for all involved. The attendees and … Continue reading

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APPG on Diabetes event on Technology

As the Chair of the APPG on Diabetes Keith chaired a very successful event on how technology can improve and help the lives of those suffering from Diabetes. Those at the meeting included experts in the advocacy, research, medical and … Continue reading

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Salman Khan wins Global Diversity Award 2017

Keith Vaz MP presented Bollywood superstar Salman Khan with the Global Diversity award 2017. The Global Diversity award recognises the international achievements of its recipients and previous notable winners are Lewis Hamilton and Jesse Jackson. Keith said: Salman Khan is a role … Continue reading

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MP’s Pledge to Guarantee the rights of EU Citizens in the UK

Keith along with other MP’s signed a pledge to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom after Brexit. There are over 3 million EU citizens in the United Kingdom who remain unsure of their status after Brexit. … Continue reading

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