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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP
Keith recently met with Santanu Pal, the father of missing Indian student Souvik Pal in Manchester. The Indian national, studying product design at Manchester Metropolitan University, was last seen at 11pm on 31st December 2012 leaving a party at the … Continue reading
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Keith Vaz chaired the Home Affairs Select Committee international conference yesterday, which marked the launch of the Committee’s inquiry into leadership and standards in the police. Speakers at the conference included the outgoing President of Interpol, Mr Boon Hui Khoo, … Continue reading
Keith recently met Rajesh Devaliya, who was ambushed by four young men as he stepped into a lift in the housing block in St Mark’s, Leicester, where he lives with his elderly father. As well as visiting Mr Devaliya, Keith spoke to … Continue reading
Keith recently held a meeting on the Green Lane Road with residents, local traders and representatives from Leicester City Council. At the meeting the council launched a major new survey of local residents on the possible expansion of the shopping … Continue reading
Posted on November 30th, 2012
Keith held a debate on police pensions in Parliament on Wednesday 28th November and met with Sergeant Nigel Tompsett, who started the E-petition on police pensions which now has over 1,000 signatures. You can read the debate here.
Dozens of pedaling youngsters accompanied Keith as he took part in a sponsored cycle to raise money for facilities in Thurnby Lodge. In 1988 Keith took part in a similar ride to raise money, an event he recreated on Saturday. The event … Continue reading
Keith recently met Gary McKinnon at an event to celebrate his successful campaign against extradition to the United States. Keith says: “I was delighted to celebrate this amazing victory with Gary and his mother Janis who has campaigned so hard on his … Continue reading
The Home Affairs Select Committee recently held a seminar on E-Crime and found out from 5 different age groups about their experience of the internet. Present at the discussion were people of all ages from primary school children to ‘silver surfers’. … Continue reading
Keith has begun prepares for his sponsored bike ride to raise money for local youth facilities on Saturday 24th November. So far over £1750 has been pledged with many indicating they intend to join him. The big bike ride take … Continue reading