Parliamentary News

Immigration System

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): One area that might well need reform is the humane removal of failed asylum seekers, following the death only 20 days ago of Jimmy Mubenga. Will the Minister confirm newspaper reports that the contract for … Continue reading

Comprehensive Spending Review

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): We all accept that those are very difficult decisions. However, the chairman of the Police Federation has suggested that 40,000 police service jobs will be lost because cuts to the Home Office budget. Does the … Continue reading

Human Trafficking

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): The question is about co-ordination. By which mechanism can the origin, transition and destination countries get together to deal with the problem of human trafficking? Lynne Featherstone: We do that already without legislation. We have … Continue reading

Adult and Community Learning

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): In our multicultural big society, which is being created, what specific help will there be for those who do not have English as a first language to help them acquire these skills? Mr Hayes: It … Continue reading

Child Support

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): Does the Minister agree that her own Department has indicated that enlargement of the European Union has benefited the economy of this country? If people who come from the EU pay their taxes, they should … Continue reading

Anti-Slavery Day debate

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): It is a real pleasure to follow the hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire (Andrew Selous). He is right that this is a big issue. The fact that it unites my right hon. Friend the … Continue reading

Public Trust in Policing

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): It is a pleasure to speak in my first Westminster Hall debate under your chairmanship, Mr Bayley. It is also a real pleasure to follow the contribution of the hon. Member for The Wrekin (Mark … Continue reading

Yemen

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I warmly welcome the Minister’s recent visit to Yemen, continuing the good work that was done by the previous Government. Will he assure us that despite recent events, including the attempted assassination of the deputy … Continue reading

Police Funding

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): This morning, at the invitation of the hon. Member for Rochester and Strood (Mark Reckless), I visited Medway and was shown two innovative, award-winning schemes pioneered by the police there to combat prostitution and to ensure … Continue reading

Crime and Policing

June 14th, 2011

Keith Vaz (Leicester East) (Lab): I assure my right hon. Friend that I thought of this question myself. On Monday I met with the chief constable of Kent, who was concerned about the lack of information coming out of the … Continue reading

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