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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
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
Keith recently hosted a seminar in Parliament looking at the future of care provision in the new landscape of healthcare. The seminar, attended by over 200 GPs, health professionals and local government officers, examined what the changes in April, the … Continue reading
The Secretary of State for Education the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP today officially opended Leicester’s first Hindu School, the Krishna Avanti School. Keith joined Mr Gove for the opening ceremony today, which was attended by pupils, teachers and parents. … Continue reading
The Committee looked at police co-operation between the UK and Qatar and the UAE and visited anti-terrorism centres with which the UK works in both countries. The Committee also inspected the UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) work. UKBA employs thousands of … Continue reading
Keith launched a Mobile Biometric Clinic (MBC) in Goa on Monday, marking the culmination of his ten year long campaign for the facility. For the first time, Goans will be able to register their biometrics and apply for a visa … Continue reading