Parliamentary News

European Union

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): The Minister is absolutely right on this point and my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Ms Stuart) is wrong, because in the case in question the enlargement of the European Union passed the … Continue reading

Counter-terrorism

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): There may be support for the substance of what the Minister has said today, but what concerns the House is the fact that we have had to wait for an urgent question to be asked … Continue reading

Terrorism

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): May I take the Minister back to the point raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn)? I do not think my hon. Friend was challenging the subject matter before the … Continue reading

Succession to the Crown

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to remove any distinction between the sexes in determining the succession to the Crown. At very outset, I need to declare my … Continue reading

Act of Settlement

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I welcome that response. As the Minister knows, my ten-minute rule Bill on that subject is to be introduced at 3.30 pm today. Will he confirm whether I could perhaps have that response in writing … Continue reading

Unrest in Tunisia

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I thank the Minister for the reassurance that he has given about constituents who are in Tunisia and welcome the fact that he has emphasised the EU. Tunisia, of course, is part of the EUROMED … Continue reading

Control Orders

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): May we have a statement on the Government’s final position on control orders? I understand that that went to Cabinet on Tuesday. It was then reported by the BBC and newspapers. Indeed, they have got … Continue reading

Small Businesses on Melton Road

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): One of the problems that small businesses have is the acquisition of premises. If the Minister would care to walk down the Melton road in Leicester with me, he would see a very vibrant area, … Continue reading

European Council

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): The Prime Minister will recall that six months ago he and other EU leaders set out the Europe 2020 strategy as a successor to the Lisbon agenda, which was agreed in 2000. Is he confident … Continue reading

Firearms Control

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): Will the Minister give way? Nick Herbert: Of course I give way to the Chairman of the Select Committee. Keith Vaz: We published our report only 18 hours ago, so I do not expect the … Continue reading

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