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Keith discusses extradition process with Richard O’Dwyer

May 16th, 2012

Keith met with Chesterfield student Richard O’Dwyer and his mother, Julia yesterday. Mr O’Dwyer is facing extradition to the United States to face copyright charges. Keith discussed the extradition process and Richard’s case. The Home Affairs Committee, which Keith Chairs … Continue reading

Keith holds Private Investigator’s seminar in Parliament.

May 16th, 2012

Keith holds Private Investigator’s seminar in Parliament. As part of its inquiry on Private Investigators, the Home Affairs Committee held a seminar on the regulation of the industry. The Committee heard from Richard Thomas CBE, former Information Commissioner, two people … Continue reading

Keith attends police officer rally

May 10th, 2012

Keith attended the Police Federation Rally in Central London today. Over 20,000 police officers from up and down the country joined the rally in protest against Government cuts to policing. Keith met with Police Federation Chairman Paul McKeever and police … Continue reading

Keith chairs debate in Tottenham – The Road to Recovery after the Riots

April 4th, 2012

Keith recently attended the Bernie Grant Memorial Lecture “Policing Matters” – The Road to Recovery after the Riots. After the lecture, Keith chaired a debate on the recovery of communities affected by the riots in August 2011.

Keith gives lecture to Hertfordshire University students

March 23rd, 2012

Keith gave a lecture to Hertfordshire University students today on the role of a backbencher in opposition.

Keith wants your opinions on drugs laws

March 14th, 2012
Keith meets with the head of the Military Police in Columbia who explains how coca grows

The Home Affairs Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into drugs laws in the UK, are inviting the public to give their opinions on the drugs. Questions such as, should some drugs be decriminalised feature in the online polls … Continue reading

Keith Vaz meets Columbian President

March 8th, 2012

Keith met with Columbian President Santos today to discuss the war on drugs. Keith discussed the progress the Columbian government has made to tackle drug crops and trafficking in Columbia. 55% of cocaine in the UK has been produced in … Continue reading

Home Affairs Select Committee visits Miami

March 8th, 2012

The Home Affairs Select Committee has visited Miami as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into UK drugs policy. Keith, as Chairman of the Committee, led the delegation. Keith met with senior military officials at US Southern Command, the Florida … Continue reading

Know India Programme 2012-2013

March 5th, 2012

The Indian High Commission has released the programme and application forms for this year’s Know India Programme. The scheme is open to young people of Indian origin between the ages of 18-26 and offers the chance to visit India and … Continue reading

Keith speaks at Universities UK debate on immigration

March 1st, 2012
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