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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
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
Keith made a whirlwind visit to Yemen on the day that the Friends of Yemen Conference meeting took place in London on Thursday 7th March. In his capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Yemen, Keith also held … Continue reading
The Home Affairs Committee today published a report on undercover police officers The Committee calls for a fundamental review of the law governing undercover police operations, including the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. The Committee recommends the publication of … Continue reading
Keith recently spoke at the Global Tamil Forum’s Annual Conference held in the Palace of Westminster. The conference was attended by over 180 members of the Tamil community. Other speakers included Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party.
Following the random attack on Rajesh Devaliya last month, Keith has revisited the block of flats in Southey Close, St Marks, to see if the safety improvements promised by the council were complete. Keith called for the entrance intercom to be moved … Continue reading
Keith recently hosted Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the Turkish opposition party, in the House of Commons.
Keith has given a lecture on the Indian Parliament in the House of Commons. The lecture took place in the Speakers Apartments, the official resident of the Speaker of the House of Commons. The lecture focused on the functions and … Continue reading