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Keith launches bike ride to raise money for Thurnby Lodge youth facilities

October 19th, 2012

Keith is set to recreate a cycle ride he undertook decades ago to raise money for more local youth facilities in his constituency. At a launch event, attended by a number of local people, Keith announced his intention to cycle … Continue reading

Keith meets with business owners affected by fire on Frisby Road

April 30th, 2012

Keith met with Mulu Odedra owner of Ram Ram Ltd. who’s business was gutted by a fire on Saturday 21st April. He offered support to business owners affected.

Keith chairs debate in Tottenham – The Road to Recovery after the Riots

April 4th, 2012

Keith recently attended the Bernie Grant Memorial Lecture “Policing Matters” – The Road to Recovery after the Riots. After the lecture, Keith chaired a debate on the recovery of communities affected by the riots in August 2011.

Keith gives lecture to Hertfordshire University students

March 23rd, 2012

Keith gave a lecture to Hertfordshire University students today on the role of a backbencher in opposition.

Keith wants your opinions on drugs laws

March 14th, 2012
Keith meets with the head of the Military Police in Columbia who explains how coca grows

The Home Affairs Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into drugs laws in the UK, are inviting the public to give their opinions on the drugs. Questions such as, should some drugs be decriminalised feature in the online polls … Continue reading

Keith Vaz meets Columbian President

March 8th, 2012

Keith met with Columbian President Santos today to discuss the war on drugs. Keith discussed the progress the Columbian government has made to tackle drug crops and trafficking in Columbia. 55% of cocaine in the UK has been produced in … Continue reading

Know India Programme 2012-2013

March 5th, 2012

The Indian High Commission has released the programme and application forms for this year’s Know India Programme. The scheme is open to young people of Indian origin between the ages of 18-26 and offers the chance to visit India and … Continue reading

Keith launches radicalisation inquiry with Congressman

September 13th, 2011

Keith chaired the first session of the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry into the Roots of Radicalisation. The Committee’s first witness was Congressman Peter King, Chairman of the Congressional Committee on Homeland Security in the United States. His committee has … Continue reading

Keith discusses rehabilitation with Mitch Winehouse

August 2nd, 2011

Yesterday Keith met with Mitch Winehouse, father of the singer Amy. They discussed his initiative to improve residential rehabilitation services for young people as well as found a centre for the performing arts. When Mitch gave evidence to the Home … Continue reading

Keith meets the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus

June 29th, 2011

  Last week Keith met with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. They discussed issues of diversity and minority rights.

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