Press releases

Statement

October 9th, 2012

Rt. Hon. Keith Vaz MP received a copy of a letter today from the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner, Sir John Lyon to the Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire Andrew Bridgen MP  stating that he would  be rejecting Mr Bridgen’s complaint … Continue reading

Statement

October 7th, 2012

“BAME Labour is a small voluntary organisation which is affiliated to but not a part of the national party. The elections for BAME Labour’s executive in 2009 and in 2011 were conducted to the rules and candidates were eligible and … Continue reading

Statement 2nd October 2012

October 2nd, 2012

Statement 2nd October 2012 I have repeatedly asked the Telegraph to provide me with a copy of the report that is referred to in their article. I now understand that this is an ‘internal briefing note’. Responsible journalism requires putting … Continue reading

Statement

October 1st, 2012

Statement from the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP “The Telegraph contacted me on Sunday about an investigation which may or may not have occurred 10 years ago. I asked them to supply me with a copy of the report but … Continue reading

Thurnby United Football Club faces closure

June 14th, 2011

11 July 2008 Thurnby United Football Club faces closure or relegation to a different league if their facilities are not repaired by the City Council. The Club use Willowbrook Activity Centre where the showers are out of order. As a … Continue reading

Vaz Announces Centre of Excellence for Diabetes in Leicester

June 14th, 2011

A case has been made for City – wide support for a proposed new Centre of Excellence in Leicester to deal with diabetes by a local MP who has Type 2 diabetes. Local MP Keith Vaz has this week tabled … Continue reading

VAZ SEEKS LOCAL VIEWS ON 21ST CENTURY POLICING

June 14th, 2011

18 June 2008 VAZ SEEKS LOCAL VIEWS ON 21ST CENTURY POLICING Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, is encouraging his constituents to contact him to inform them about their views on modern policing. He wants to … Continue reading

Vaz says Tesco must move cautiously over extension

June 14th, 2011

9th June 2008 Vaz says Tesco must move cautiously over extension Leicester East MP Keith Vaz met last Friday with representatives of Tescos and voiced his concern about any further extension of the Hamilton Tesco store without full consultation with … Continue reading

Vaz demands an independent assessor to monitor diversity in the Olympics

June 14th, 2011

9th June 2008 Vaz demands an independent assessor to monitor diversity in the Olympics A meeting took place today with Tessa Jowell, Minister for the Olympics, Keith Vaz MP and members of Emost, an organisation striving for diversity in the … Continue reading

Inquiry Launched into murder of Karen Godden by Mental HealthPatient

June 14th, 2011

23rd May 2008 Inquiry Launched into murder of Karen Godden by Mental Health Patient Karen Godden was brutally murdered by mental health patient Kelvin Trenfield after he was treated for his illness by the NHS. Her family have demanded answers … Continue reading

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