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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith recently attended a celebration of the Tamil New Year, Puthandu, at the Shri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman Temple in Ealing.
As part of the ‘Bee Worlds’ project to protect local bees, Keith today helped plant a wildflower meadow in Rushey Mead.
Keith today launched a new Leicester Heritage Landmark to rival the Angel of the North. The Landmark will be on the corner of Troon Way/Melton Road, outside the proposed Sainsbury’s development and will be funded with contributions from the supermarket … Continue reading
Keith met with Michael O’Connell (Director Operational Support Police Directorate) at Interpol headquarters in Lyon, France where he discussed international policing issues and the fight against international crime.
Keith has opened a new sweet shop on the busy Melton Road in Leicester. Sweetilicious has sweets and chocolates from all over the world catering for vegetarians and some sugar free. The shope has brightly coloured decor and tailored seating … Continue reading
Keith wrote this article on immigration, published in the Sunday Express on 31st March 2013: In the immortal words of Etta James, “At last!” Home Secretary Theresa May has finally put the UKBA (the United Kingdom “Backlog” Agency) out of … Continue reading
Keith recently attended a Labour Party conference in Harrow aimed at determining the vision and political priorities in the Borough. At the conference Keith gave a keynote speech on the national perspective on political priorities for the Labour Party.
Keith today met with David McIntyre who faces extradition to the USA and his local MP Jonathan Reynolds. Keith has written to the Home Secretary on the case. He is calling for a full and proper consideration of the case … Continue reading
Keith recently helped to launch the British Polio Fellowship National Indoor Games, which took place in Leicester on the 22-24 March. The annual National Indoor Games took place at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, Enderby. Keith said: “Thankfully, new incidences of … Continue reading
A Festival of Yemen, showcasing the best of Yemeni traditions and culture, took place in the House of Commons on Wednesday hosted by Keith as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen. The Festival, which was attended by over … Continue reading