Parliamentary News

Landscape of Policing

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): The Home Secretary is continuing the work started by the previous Government on bureaucracy, but this Government have a more ambitious plan to change the landscape of policing. Does she not accept that the abolition … Continue reading

Libya and Yemen

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): At this important and successful conference what discussions took place about the situation in Yemen? As the Foreign Secretary knows, Libya has 6 million people whereas Yemen has 23 million people, and a state of … Continue reading

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I am following my hon. Friend’s arguments carefully. The new clause would put a lot of responsibility on HMIC. Does he feel that it has the resources to deal with what he would have it … Continue reading

Yemen

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): What discussions he has had with his EU and UN counterparts on the development implications of the state of emergency in Yemen. [49672] The Minister of State, Department for International Development (Mr Alan Duncan): We … Continue reading

Reforming civil justice

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I think that what the Lord Chancellor has said today has cross-party support. May I take him back to his comments about mediation? Is he suggesting that there should be mandatory mediation for very small … Continue reading

Policing the protests

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): The Home Secretary is right to praise the police and condemn those responsible for this wanton violence, but a pattern is now emerging of peaceful demonstration followed by violent demonstration. Tomorrow, Assistant Commissioner Lynne Owens … Continue reading

North Africa and the Middle East

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): Both the Foreign Secretary and the shadow Foreign Secretary have spoken about the critical situation in Yemen and we know that it is going to get worse with the declaration of a state of emergency. … Continue reading

Student Visas

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I thank the Home Secretary for keeping to her promise to publish her proposals after the Select Committee on Home Affairs had published its report last week. I hope that she found the report helpful. … Continue reading

UN Security Council Resolution 1973

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): It is obviously right that we should focus on Libya today, but as my right hon. Friend knows, the situation in Yemen is deteriorating every hour. Is there not a duty on the Arab League … Continue reading

Business of the House (Student Visas)

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): Yesterday, the Minister for Immigration chose to go to the stock exchange, rather than the House, to announce changes to the immigration rules. At midnight last night, the Select Committee on Home Affairs published its … Continue reading

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