Home Affairs Select Committee Visit to Denmark and Sweden

Posted on April 29th, 2016 in Local News

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

Keith meets with Romanian Minister for Europe

Posted on April 27th, 2016 in Local News

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

Police & Crime Commissioner Campaign

Posted on April 26th, 2016 in Local News
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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

Keith visits Samworth Brothers on Cobden Street

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News
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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

Homerton International Security Conference

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News

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

Keith Vaz supports the “Love Your Pharmacy” Campaign

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News

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

Historic link between Leicester and Mumbai

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 in Local News

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

Urgent Question: Border Force Budget 2016-17

Posted on April 21st, 2016 in Local News

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

Home Affairs Committee Evidence Session – College of Policing

Posted on April 20th, 2016 in Local News

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

Elevation Networks New View 50 Report Launch

Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Local News

Keith spoke at the launch of Elevation Network’s New View 50 report on Tuesday 19th April 2016. Elevation Networks named Keith in the list of the top 50 most influential BAME people working in the public sector. The report celebrates … Continue reading

Adjournment Debate: UK Citizens Returning from Fighting Daesh

Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Local News
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Keith intervened in the Adjournment Debate on UK Citizens Returning from Fighting Daesh on Tuesday 19th April, 2016. Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on initiating this excellent debate, and he is right that we must try … Continue reading

Ministerial Statement: Libya

Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Local News

Keith intervened in the Ministerial statement on Libya on Tuesday 19th April, 2016. Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab) :May I welcome the progress that has been made but say that I am disappointed that more has not been offered to … Continue reading

Keith joins Sadiq Khan for Campaign Day in Harrow

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Local News

Keith  together  with  Councillors  Deepak Bajaj,  former  Lord  Mayor  Councillor  Abdul  Osman  and  others  joined  London  Mayoral  Candidate  Sadiq  Khan  in  Kenton  in  support  of  Sadiq’s  campaign.  The  election  is  on  May  5th.

Weekly Office Statistics 15th April 2016

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in Local News

Weekly Office Statistics from 1st January – 15th April 2016: –345 Cases taken up –227 Visitors to Casework Centre –14 Surgeries Held –27 hours of Surgeries –52 Cases referred to other MPs –107 Cases referred to Councillors or outside agencies … Continue reading

Defibrillator fitted in Evington Park

Posted on April 15th, 2016 in Local News

Keith together Local Ward Councillor Deepak Bajaj and Councillor Sue Hunter visited Evington Park to  look at the  new defibrillator that has been installed. This vital life saving equipment  will be available at all time in the event of an emergency.  Instructions will be … Continue reading