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Casework centre closed from Wednesday 22nd December until 2nd January 2014

December 18th, 2014

The Casework Centre of the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP based at 292 Victoria Road East, Leicester, LE5 0LF will be closed from  22nd December 2014 until 2nd January 2014 when normal opening hours will resume. In case of emergency please … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence from the Home Secretary

December 16th, 2014
Michael Gove And Theresa May Give Evidence To The Leveson Inquiry

On Monday 15 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence from the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary on immigration, child abuse, counter terrorism and policing. Keith chaired the proceedings.

The Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection comes to Parliament

December 15th, 2014
Greek Ambassador Konstantinos Bikas

Keith met the Greek Minister for Public Order and Citizens Protection, Vassilis Kikilias with the Greek Ambassador Konstantinos Bikas to the UK to discuss the current illegal immigration challenges facing Greece and the UK.

Coffee Morning at the Hope Hamilton Primary School

December 14th, 2014
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Keith attended a Coffee Morning held at the Hope Hamilton Primary School with Bishop of Leicester  Rt Revd Tim Stevens, Archdeacon of Leicester, the Ven. Tim Stratford, the Diocesan Secretary Jonathan Kerry and the Diocesan Mission Enabler, Revd Barry Hill. … Continue reading

Bringing Lapland to your Community

December 14th, 2014
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Keith  attended  “Bringing Lapland to your Community” event held at the Thurnby Lodge Community Centre where he met  Reindeers “Cupid” and “Sven” (mother and son) who were taking a break from their Christmas duties!  The event was organised by Teresa … Continue reading

Switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree

December 13th, 2014
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Keith attended the big switch-on of The Merlyn Vaz Christmas tree  at the Methodist Church on Uppingham Road. The tree is lit every year in memory of Merlyn Vaz, Leicester’s first female Asian Councillor and mother of the Keith.  The … Continue reading

Docklands Academy Visit to Parliament

December 12th, 2014
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On Thursday 11th December Keith gave a public speaking lesson to students from Docklands Academy in the House of Commons. In an entertaining and interactive lecture, the students learnt some of the key rules to writing a good speech, and … Continue reading

Westminster Kid’s Club Party

December 11th, 2014
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Keith hosted the Westminster Kid’s Club Party in the House of Commons on the 10th December. He has now been the party’s host for 17 years. The event, for the children of MPs and House of Common’s staff, raised money for … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on the College of Policing

December 10th, 2014
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On Tuesday 9 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on the College of Policing from Sir Hugh Orde OBE, QPM, President, Association of Chief Police Officers; Steve White, Chair, and Andy Fittes, General Secretary, Police Federation of England … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee takes evidence on the College of Policing

December 10th, 2014
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On Tuesday 9 December, the Home Affairs Select Committee took evidence on the College of Policing from Sir Hugh Orde OBE, QPM, President, Association of Chief Police Officers; Steve White, Chair, and Andy Fittes, General Secretary, Police Federation of England and Wales; … Continue reading

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