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With very best wishes,
Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith recently spoke at an event organised by the Institute for Public Policy Research to discuss the use of and coordination of work across private, public and third sector organisations to help reduce crime levels. Attendees included Jon Shaw, Managing … Continue reading
On a recent visit to Poland, Keith met with Michal Krolikowski, the Under-secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice. Keith visited Poland in his capacity as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee as part of their inquiry into … Continue reading
Leicester has been left shocked and saddened by the tragic death of 5 local people in two incidents last week. Antoin Akpom died from stab wounds after an attack on the Kent Road around 5.30pm on Thursday 12th September 2013 … Continue reading
Keith recently chaired a meeting at Chatham House on modernising drug law enforcement. The session looked specifically at the practical implications of policing tolerated cannabis markets.
Keith chaired the Global Diversity Award Ceremony at a special reception held at the Speaker’s apartments in the Palace of Westminster. Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was awarded the 2013 Award by the Rt. Hon John Bercow MP, The Speaker of … Continue reading
Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol and President of the European Cybercrime Centre, has delivered the first annual Paul McKeever Memorial Lecture organised by Keith in memory of the former head of the Police Federation who tragically passed away earlier this … Continue reading
Keith joined Doroty the Diabetes duck and Michael Lockwood the Chief Executive of Harrow at the inaugural Silver Star Fun Walk which took place at Cannons Park, Harrow. 200 people participated and 10 were chosen to meet Amitabh Bachchan the … Continue reading
The campaign comes after a court ruling cast doubt on where the bones will be reinterred. A judicial review was granted after an application was made by the Plantagenet Alliance, who want the king buried in York. Local people are … Continue reading
Keith visited the Internet Watch Foundation, to see firsthand their work in tackling online child abuse. He is pictured here with Chief Executive Susie Hargreaves.
Keith joined thousands of Leicester residents at City of Leicester Festival which included the Belgrave Mela.