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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith attended the Prime Minister`s Annual Diwali celebrations at Downing Street together with community members from the UK and numerous MPs. Later that evening he also attended Ed Miliband`s Diwali event which was attended by community members from right across … Continue reading
Keith spoke at the Creative Access event, a new charity which aims to address the under-representation of people from black and Asian backgrounds in the creative industries. Working with the UK’s most successful creative firms, they provide paid internship opportunities … Continue reading
Yesterday evening Keith presented a petition to the House of Commons on the disruption caused by the Sainsbury’s development in Rushey Mead. The Government will now have to respond to the petition. You can view the Official Record (Hansard) to … Continue reading
Keith attended the launch of a new Sunday newspaper at the House of Commons recently. Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, singer-songwriter Kimberley Walsh, Dynamo the magician, Parliamentarians and Councillors all attended the historic launch of London’s first free newspaper aimed at the … Continue reading
On Friday local residents, councillors and representatives from Sainsbury’s met to discuss the development of the site in Rushey Mead. At the meeting, organised by Keith, residents voiced their frustration about noise from night-time construction work. It was agreed that … Continue reading
Keith addressed a crowd of 10,000 in Belgrave in the heart of his constituency at the switch on ceremony of the Diwali Lights considered as the biggest such event in Europe.
Keith meets with students from Gateway College in the House of Commons.
Keith joined other Leicestershire MPs to present the Leicester Mercury Petition, in favour of reinterring Richard III in the county, to 10 Downing Street. Peter Warzynski from the Leicester Mercury handed more than 34,000 signatures through the famous door in … Continue reading
Keith delivered a speech on Why a Diverse Civil Service is Important at the Religion and Ethnic Minority Network AGM and Annual Conference. The theme for the conference was Moving Forward with Diversity and focused on Sir Bob Kerslake’s 8 point … Continue reading
Keith speaks as part of BNP Paribas’ Diversity Week. The audience at the event comprised of staff from the bank and those interested in promoting diversity in the workplace.