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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
On a recent visit to Paris, Keith met with Harlem Desir, Member of European Parliament and number two in the French Socialist Party at their headquarters to discuss the new government and its future programme.
I wish to send my heartfelt congratulations to our Queen on the 60th anniversary of her reign. May she gloriously reign for many more years to come!
Keith recently met with the local unit of the Sea Cadets in Leicester. Pictured is Ian Dix and Kim Marshal-Nichols of the Leicester Sea Cadets and Councillor John Thomas
Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Committee said: “Progress has been made and we are pleased that the Home Office has accepted our previous recommendations on procurement. If it is to find £1.8bn savings it will have to … Continue reading
Keith met with Brigadier General Perez, the head of the Anti-Narcotics Unit in Columbia to discuss recent developments in the fight against drugs in Columbia. Keith initially met with the Brigadier General in March whilst the Committee were visiting Columbia.
Keith addressed Chief Constables at the Association of Chief Police Officers conference in Manchester last Thursday. He urged ACPO to make its voice heard over government changes to the Police Service. He called on Chief Constables “to rise to the … Continue reading
Keith and members of the Home Affairs Select Committee met with the Portuguese Ambassador, Joao de Vallera to discuss drugs. The Home Affairs Select Committee, which Keith chairs, is currently undertaking an inquiry into drugs. As part of this they … Continue reading
Bollywood superstar and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen caused a stir on a recent visit to Leicester. The star was invited by Keith to support the diabetes charity Silver Star. She met with pupils of Mellor Community Primary School and … Continue reading
Keith met with Chesterfield student Richard O’Dwyer and his mother, Julia yesterday. Mr O’Dwyer is facing extradition to the United States to face copyright charges. Keith discussed the extradition process and Richard’s case. The Home Affairs Committee, which Keith Chairs … Continue reading
Keith holds Private Investigator’s seminar in Parliament. As part of its inquiry on Private Investigators, the Home Affairs Committee held a seminar on the regulation of the industry. The Committee heard from Richard Thomas CBE, former Information Commissioner, two people … Continue reading