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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Leicester East MP, Keith Vaz has condemned the violence witnessed in Leicester city last night. Keith said: “I strongly condemn the violence of groups of youth in Leicester last night. The damage this senseless criminality has caused will not be … Continue reading
The Home Affairs Select Committee has been recalled for an emergency meeting on Thursday to consider terms of reference for an inquiry into the recent riots. Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Committee said: “I and members of … Continue reading
Keith wrote to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office regarding a petition he received from Leicester East constituents. They were concerned about the Indian death penalty law which a Mr Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar faces. Jeremy Browne MP, Minister of State … Continue reading
Keith met Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho on Saturday, when his team played Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. The game attracted a record 31,188 fans. Although Real Madrid won 2-1, Mourinho said that he believed that the Leicester … Continue reading
Yesterday Keith met with Mitch Winehouse, father of the singer Amy. They discussed his initiative to improve residential rehabilitation services for young people as well as found a centre for the performing arts. When Mitch gave evidence to the Home … Continue reading
At the request of year 9 students Jasmin Sahota and Tanisha Patel, Keith Vaz visited their school, Soar Valley College today to support their Send My Sister to School campaign. The students have been working on the campaign in order … Continue reading
Last week Keith met with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. They discussed issues of diversity and minority rights.
Last week Keith met with Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jnr to discuss Tamil issues and the UN Report on the final days of the Sri Lankan Civil War. Congressman Jackson has now signed US House Resolution 177 expressing support for the … Continue reading
Keith met with Congressman Steve Chabot, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on the Middle East and Assistant Secretary Janet Sanderson, from the US State Department last week to discuss the current situation in Yemen. They covered a wide range … Continue reading
Last Thursday Keith met with Congressman Peter King, Chair of the Homeland Security Committee, at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Keith Chairs the Home Affairs Select Committee, which fulfils a similar role in the UK to the Homeland Security Committee … Continue reading