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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith recently met with the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall ahead of their trip to India and Sri Lanka. Their Royal Highnesses hosted a reception for members of the British Indian and Sri Lankan communities at St. … Continue reading
The Home Affairs Select Committee has published its follow up report into Leadership and Standards in the police. The Committee, which Keith chairs, focused on the West Mercia and IPCC investigation into a Police Federation meeting with Rt. Hon Andrew … Continue reading
Keith attended the opening of the Leicester Diabetes Centre, a state of the art centre built at the Leicester General Hospital. The centre is one of the largest diabetes centres in Europe and will enable all researchers to work together … Continue reading
Linden Primary School and local residents in Evington have handed over a petition to Keith calling for urgent traffic calming measures outside Linden Primary School. This is the Second Petition,which has been signed by over 1,000 people, and is supported … Continue reading
Keith attended the Prime Minister`s Annual Diwali celebrations at Downing Street together with community members from the UK and numerous MPs. Later that evening he also attended Ed Miliband`s Diwali event which was attended by community members from right across … Continue reading
Keith spoke at the Creative Access event, a new charity which aims to address the under-representation of people from black and Asian backgrounds in the creative industries. Working with the UK’s most successful creative firms, they provide paid internship opportunities … Continue reading
Yesterday evening Keith presented a petition to the House of Commons on the disruption caused by the Sainsbury’s development in Rushey Mead. The Government will now have to respond to the petition. You can view the Official Record (Hansard) to … Continue reading
Keith attended the launch of a new Sunday newspaper at the House of Commons recently. Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, singer-songwriter Kimberley Walsh, Dynamo the magician, Parliamentarians and Councillors all attended the historic launch of London’s first free newspaper aimed at the … Continue reading
On Friday local residents, councillors and representatives from Sainsbury’s met to discuss the development of the site in Rushey Mead. At the meeting, organised by Keith, residents voiced their frustration about noise from night-time construction work. It was agreed that … Continue reading
Keith addressed a crowd of 10,000 in Belgrave in the heart of his constituency at the switch on ceremony of the Diwali Lights considered as the biggest such event in Europe.