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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith recently met with students from the University of Leicester to talk politics. They discussed current affairs, young people in politics and the European Union.
Keith has given the thumbs up to a new range of lip-smacking ketchups designed and produced by local lad Nimal Gosai, which have recently gone on sale at Asda. Gosai, aged 26, who has no formal training as a chef, … Continue reading
Keith visited the new Sainsbury’s store site on Melton Road, Leicester with Sir Peter Soulsby (Mayor of Leicester), Cllr Willmott and Cllr Bhatti. Hard hats were worn as the visitors toured the site.
Keith has given a speech on child sexual exploitation and the response to localised grooming at a Muslim Council of Great Britain conference in central London. At the conference, convened to discuss the Muslim response to child grooming, Keith appeared … Continue reading
Keith welcomed Sir Bob Kerslake the Head of the Home Civil Service to speak at the Rainbow Lecture Series on diversity. Members across departments of the Civil Service and governmental organisations joined Keith in listening to Sir Bob on improving diversity in the civil service and how to ensure … Continue reading
Keith met with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia to discuss the Organisation of American States Report on drugs that was published two weeks ago. This follows Keith’s visit to Colombia last year to discuss the Home Affairs Committee inquiry … Continue reading
A 20 year campaign to establish an Indian Visa Centre in Leicester has been brought to an end with an announcement that Leicester will get an Indian visa application centre of its own. Keith announced the news at a lunch held in honour of the Dr … Continue reading
Keith visited Europol in The Hague and met with the Director-General Rob Wainwright. He discussed European policing co-operation on issues such as terrorism, child sexual exploitation and cyber-crime.
Keith recently took part in a two-day visit to Romania in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee. The Committee visited Bucharest between Monday 20 and Wednesday 22 May as part of its inquiry into transitional restrictions on … Continue reading
Keith presented the aHUS UK petition to Parliament on Tuesday on behalf of his constituent Mr Trevor Murby from Hamilton, Leicester. The petition urged the Government to allow immediate and unrestricted access to the life-saving Eculizumab drug for Atypical Haemolytic … Continue reading