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The Kelly Report

June 14th, 2011

Sir Thomas Legg wrote to me on Tuesday 13 October 2009 in regards to his review of MP’s individual expense claims. At the time these claims were passed by the House of Commons authorities and no mention was made of any … Continue reading

Letter to the Home Secretary regarding Gary McKinnon

June 14th, 2011

On November 12th 2009, the Home Affairs Select Committee wrote to the Home Secretary, Rt. Hon Alan Johnson MP, regarding the case of Gary McKinnon. The text of the letter is below: Dear Alan, Gary McKinnon case Thank you for … Continue reading

Family of prisoners hand petition to Vaz

June 14th, 2011

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has again met with the family of 2 Leicester East men who are being detained in the Punjab, India following a dispute at a wedding. The family handed over a petition with more than 700 … Continue reading

Vaz meets family of Leicester East detainees

June 14th, 2011

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has met with the family of two Leicester East residents who are being detained in India. Keith Vaz says: “I am ashtonished at what has happened. In very good faith, this family went over to … Continue reading

Vaz’s anger at proposal for school

June 14th, 2011

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz is extremely disappointed at the news that Rushey Mead School and Fullhurst Community College are to be joined in a formal partnership. Rushey Mead is one of the highest performing schools in Leicester. Its Headteacher … Continue reading

Vaz talks equality at Labour Party Conference

June 14th, 2011

Labour’s commitment to equality is ABSOLUTE. We will forever be the party that fights the hardest for equality in our society. Equality is in our DNA. Equal opportunity. Equal access. Equal voices. I want to acknowledge and pay tribute to … Continue reading

Update – Meeting with Persimmon Homes

June 14th, 2011

A meeting took place today, Friday September 11th, regarding the long-running issue of service charges in the Hamilton area with regards to those who purchased their homes from Persimmon Homes. The meeting was arttended by Keith Vaz MP, Persimmon Homes, … Continue reading

Vaz champions young people’s awards

June 14th, 2011

The Philip Lawrence Awards are launching a prestigious award for young people, giving them the chance to win £1000 to invest in continuing their work. Local MP Keith Vaz is championing these awards as a great way for the countless … Continue reading

Service charge update

June 14th, 2011

Just a quick update for all those Hamilton residents affected by the implementation of service charges on their properties. Today, Mr Vaz met with Persimmon Homes, Leicester City Council and local Councillor Ramila Shah to discuss the way to go … Continue reading

Keith meets President of Yemen

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz MP met with the President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, during a recent trip to the country. Keith, who is Chair of the All-Party Group for Yemen, discussed relations between the two countries and the UK’s aid programme … Continue reading

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