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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith joined Doctors, staff and patients for a fundraising bike ride to Skegness in support of the Liver and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Dept of the Leicester General Hospital. Researchers from Leicester’s Hospitals are calling for an increase in funding for liver … Continue reading
Keith attended the final of the Kabidi Tournament at the Green King Stadium in Hinckley. He met players from all over Britain as well as players who have flown especially from India.
Keith attended the Muslim Doctors Association (MDA) 10th Annual Dinner. Keith met among others Dr. Nadia Khalid (MDA, Chair) and Professor Sir Bruce Keogh (NHS Medical Director). During his speech Keith highlighted the role doctors from minority communities have played in … Continue reading
Keith went to St Thomas’ Hospital in London where he met Dr Momoh Comfort concerning the identification and treatment of female genital mutilation. (FGM) Jay Kamara-Frederick and Alimatu Dimonekene, both survivors, gave compelling speeches which gave insight into their experiences. … Continue reading
Keith visited the London Passport Office to see first hand the process of the applications. He met with Bob Kind, Head of London and South East and other staff to discuss current issues and delays. Paul Pugh Head of Passports … Continue reading
Keith and City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby officially opened the new Safety Deposit Facility at 129, Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS on Thursday, 12 June 2014.
Keith together with members from Samanvaya Parivar Charity and local community visited the site of the Mahatman Gandhi Statue on Donaldson Road/Belgrave Road to place garland and flowers to show that the local community was still united and had moved … Continue reading
Keith congratulates Taj Sahota, the winner of the prestigious regional Award which is part of Adult Learners Week 2014 at the Leicester Adult College. They were joined by Vi Dempster the Assistant Mayor for Education of Leicester City Council. Taj … Continue reading
Keith Chairs an event for the “Centre For Turkey Studies” Westminster debate on “Global democracy and Turkey- EU Relations”. Mustafa Sarigul, who was the Mayor of Sisli was the guest speaker on the event.
Keith spoke in response to the Gracious Speech, focusing on the lack of legislation relating to Europe and immigration, and the further steps taken relating to policing and violence against women. Keith’s full speech can be read here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm140604/debtext/140604-0001.htm#14060429000352