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Keith meets with Romanian Minister for Europe

April 27th, 2016
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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

April 26th, 2016
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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

April 22nd, 2016
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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

April 22nd, 2016
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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

April 22nd, 2016
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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

April 22nd, 2016
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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

April 21st, 2016
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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

April 20th, 2016
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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

April 19th, 2016
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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

April 19th, 2016
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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

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